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 »

Support Your Smile With Dental Bridges

Replace a missing or lost tooth with a dental bridge. Through the use of dental bridges, also commonly referred to as fixed partial dentures, you can provide your smile with a dramatic restoration that is required in the event of catastrophic tooth failure. If you do need a reliable tooth... Read more »

Consider Some of These Healthy Fruits and Vegetables for Your Teeth

If you would like to learn of other ways to keep your teeth healthy, plenty of fruits and vegetables can help you with this goal. We can only list a few for now, but the benefits these bring can be worthwhile. Surprisingly, apples can help you keep your teeth clean.... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Oral Injuries?

Oral injuries are very inconvenient and troublesome. It’s best to prevent them as much as possible. Now, whatever you do, you need to remember that oral injuries are not 100 percent preventable, especially because accidents happen. However, there are things you can do to reduce your chances of preventing oral... Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Diabetes and Your Smile

Were you aware that nearly 10% of the US population has diabetes? Not only can diabetes drastically affect the health of your body, but it can also affect your oral health. This is because diabetes is linked to issues with your body's ability to process sugar. Sugar plays an enormous... Read more »

A Dental Health Problem Could Be Linked to Tooth Sensitivity

Some of Heart of the City Dental’s patients report a feeling of discomfort when consuming hot, cold, sweet or acidic things. In many of these cases one of our skilled dentists may find that the tooth sensitivity problem is linked to a developing dental health problem. Demineralized tooth enamel, which... Read more »

Dental Facts and Findings on Sedation Dentistry

Many individuals are afraid to visit their dentist due to a condition known as dental anxiety. Many individuals have extreme fears about receiving any oral health care treatment to due to the fears associated with any pain that may be felt. Fortunately, an entire branch of dentistry known as sedation... Read more »