How Exercise Impacts Your Dental Health

Your brain, teeth, and other parts of your body are more interconnected than you may realize. In fact, they are so interconnected that when you exercise, you not only increase your physical and mental health but your dental health. Here’s how it works: According to a study published in the Journal of Dentistry in 2005,… Read more »

Don’t Let Smoking Destroy Your Smile

Were you aware that smoking tobacco is also a major contributor to dental problems such as teeth, gums and soft oral tissues? If you are a smoker, Dr. Blake Dayley and our dental team would like to take a moment to share with you today some good reasons to consider quitting this harmful habit. Reason… Read more »

Untreated Periodontal Disease Can Eventually Lead to Tooth Loss

Hardened tartar at the gumline can be caused by poor oral hygiene habits. When this happens your gums are at increased risk of periodontal disease and other gum health complications. If you do not seek timely treatment for periodontal disease, you could suffer increasing complications. Over time the bacterial inflammation and infection can cause your… Read more »

A Tooth Damaged by Bruxism Needs Treatment and Protection

If you unconsciously grind your teeth at night on a regular basis, it puts your teeth at an increased risk for dental fractures, chips, and TMJ disorder symptoms. The effects of this condition, which is known as bruxism, can often be reduced by wearing a dental guard in your mouth. If you do suffer a… Read more »

Symptoms of a Filling in Distress Should Never Be Ignored

A tooth that suffered from a small cavity can sometimes be repaired at Dr. Blake Dayley’s practice with a simple dental filling. While fillings are intended to last for a long time, it is possible for poor oral hygiene to weaken a dental filling’s bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. A tooth with a distressed… Read more »

Are There Foods That Can Help My Teeth?

Whether you believe it or not, there are certain types of food that can help your smile. These are called tooth-healthy foods. If you want to keep your smile in top-notch condition, it’s best to keep up on oral hygiene, visit Dr. Blake Dayley every six months, and eat tooth-healthy foods as much as possible…. Read more »

Alter Your Facial Structure by Replacing Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

Alter your facial structure by replacing missing teeth with dental implants. Dental implants are a highly advanced form of tooth replacement therapy that uses artificial teeth to permanently replace missing ones by binding them directly to the bone in your jaw. Dental implants are designed to improve your oral health care and fill out your… Read more »

Are You Keeping Your Smile Safe From Cavities?

Are you keeping your smile safe from cavities? Do you practice optimum oral hygiene habits on a daily basis and ensure your mouth is consistently cleaned and free of bacteria and food particles? Are you ensuring that the foods going into your mouth are safe for your smile and destined to improve your oral health,… Read more »

Tongue Scrapers: The Benefits of this Smile-Cleaning Tool

Oral hygiene consists of brushing and flossing your teeth as well as rinsing your mouth. But did you know you can further improve your oral health by using a tongue scraper? Well, it’s true. In fact, tongue scrapers can help you and your smile in more ways than you might realize. To help you understand… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Improve Your Smile for Many Years Ahead

Maintaining a white and winning smile can sometimes be a challenge if you have a particular love for dark foods and beverages. Microscopic particles can easily become stuck on the surfaces of the natural tooth enamel. If they’re not removed with daily brushing with a whitening toothpaste, these surface stains could penetrate deeper and deeper… Read more »