October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Is Your Oral Care Routine Ideal for Cavity Prevention?

Cavities are holes in the teeth that develop when acids produced by plaque eat through the tooth enamel. You may be aware of cavities if you experience a profound toothache, tooth sensitivity to heat or cold, and tooth staining. Some of the risks of cavities are ongoing dental pain, tooth... Read more »

Tricks for Healthy Gums

If you want strong and healthy gums, then you need to do everything you can to keep them in tip-top shape. There are many things you can do to clean and care for your gums. In fact, our dentist, Dr. Ben Yoong, has some tricks you can use to achieve... Read more »

What Is Invisalign®?

If there were a way a to get your teeth straight without the use of traditional braces, would you be interested? Well, there is—and it’s helping thousands of people get the smile they’ve dreamt of. Through some cutting-edge technology, the dental world has developed Invisalign®. This revolutionary practice of orthodontics... Read more »

Dental Crowns Can Restore Your Smile and Protect Your Tooth

Do you need a dental crown but are not sure why? If so, you have come to the right place! Dental crowns have been a popular form of restoration for years because of their success. To help you learn more, our dentist, Dr. Ben Yoong with Healthy Living Dental in... Read more »

The Facts of Dry Mouth and Its Treatment

Have you heard of dry mouth and its effects? Our dental team has provided some important information about dry mouth facts and potential treatments to relieve discomfort: - You can prevent dry mouth: While dry mouth is common, that doesn’t mean you have to live with it. By implementing simple... Read more »

Severe Dental Trauma First-Aid

A severe both to the mouth, face or head can sometimes cause significant dental trauma. In some of these cases, enough force can be imparted to one or more teeth to cause it to be knocked out of the socket or broken away at the gumline.   In a moment... Read more »