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 »

Find Out Why You Should Rinse Your Mouth Here

If you’re not sure why you need to rinse your mouth with mouthwash daily, then our dentist, Dr. Tyjuan Williams, would like to help you become more sure. The more sure you are, the better. Rinsing with mouthwash can help you, your teeth and your smile in many ways. In... Read more »

If You Notice Symptoms of Oral Cancer, You Should Schedule a Screening

Routine dental checkups typically include multiple phases. They start with a dental hygienist cleaning and polishing your teeth before our dentist administers a comprehensive dental exam which will detect areas of tooth decay and potential signs of gum disease. Each dental exam administered by Dr. Tyjuan Williams also includes a... Read more »

Your Partial Denture Will Benefit From Good Oral Hygiene Habits

Many patients who have lost multiple teeth to untreated cavities, oral trauma or chronic gum disease will choose a partial denture to restore their basic oral function. Filling the void can also improve the appearance of the individual’s smile and the basic clarity of their speech. If you have recently... Read more »

Understanding Dental Floss

To make sure you are flossing as best as possible, it is a good idea to have tools that can accomplish the task effectively. If you're using products that are going to fail you, your oral hygiene will eventually fail as well. To make sure your mouth is safe and... Read more »

Facts About In-Office Teeth Whitening

Our dentist, Dr. Tyjuan Williams, offers in-office teeth whitening in Augusta, Georgia, to help patients achieve a whiter and brighter smile. If you’re interested in improving the appearance of your teeth, it might be time to consider this treatment. To help you know all about in-office teeth whitening, our dentist... Read more »

Dental Restorations: Treatments for Gingivitis

When addressing your oral health care, it is important to figure out the risk factors present and what you can do to keep your smile safe. In several instances, you may find yourself struggling with oral health conditions that are not easily found if you aren't visiting your doctor for... Read more »