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 »

Summer Vacation Travel Tips

With summer here, vacation time has started. Although you’re on a vacation, it is important that you don’t take a break on your daily oral care. While you are on vacation make sure to spend time each day on your brushing and flossing. Our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, wants... Read more »

Dental Floss: Whose Idea Was It?

As long as people have had teeth, they have been getting things stuck between them, and have needed to find ways to get them out. And it’s not only a human concept. Monkeys in Thailand have been known to yank hair out to tourists to use as floss, and they... Read more »

Reaching the Pinnacle of Oral Health Care: Pregnancy and Your Oral Health

Make sure you are aware of any issues that can arise with your oral health when you are pregnant. Oftentimes a pregnancy can leave you at an increased risk for periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. To help eliminate oral health risks associated with a pregnancy, be sure to... Read more »

Protecting Your Toothbrush Hygiene

Did you know that it’s important to brush and floss every tooth every day, as well as schedule regular dental appointments with our dentist? By completing these routine dental habits, you can have stable dental health. However, if you are wondering if there is more you can do to maintain... Read more »

Fluoride Supplements Might Help Maintain Strong Teeth

Families without ready access to municipal water may not benefit from the added presence of fluoride when they take a drink. If you also struggle to maintain consistent daily oral hygiene habits, it could start to weaken the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. Established research has found that fluoride... Read more »

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Wouldn’t you like to make sure that your smile is free of gum disease? If so, our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, is happy to hear that! Gum disease is one of the more serious dental issues, and it’s best to prevent gum disease instead of just addressing it. Gum... Read more »

What are the Differences Between Professional In-Office Whitening and Professional At-Home Whitening?

If you are interested in whitening your smile but you’re not sure if you want to use a professional in-office or at-home treatment, then our dentist, Dr. Peter D Kim, is more than happy to help you. Both of these treatments can help you reach the beautiful smile you desire.... Read more »

The Keys to a Great Smile with Dental Floss

Optimum oral health depends on brushing and flossing each day. Although brushing can rinse away acids and keep your smile safe, it cannot clean between teeth. In situations such as this, an interdental cleaner such as dental floss will need to be used. However, it is important to understand which... Read more »