Common Questions about Dental Appointments

Regular dental visits are important no matter what your age. About 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental cleanings and exams and proper oral hygiene can prevent most oral disease. Below are some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist. How often should I go to the dentist? Individuals should visit the... read more »

Dental Checkups Are Important for Maintaining Good Long-Term Oral Health

Oral health maintenance is important for maintaining a good quality of life. According to the American Dental Association, patients should brush twice a day, floss once per day, and have regular dental checkups biannually. In fact, every dental check performed by our dentist, Dr. Nicole Furuta, is designed to examine and address the multiple facets needed to maintain your oral... read more »

Understanding Your Options for Restoring a Missing Tooth

If you have lost a tooth due to extreme decay or a severe fracture, and without timely restoration, the surrounding teeth will slowly start to alter their positions in response to the void. This can lead to a host of alignment issues and chips on the corresponding teeth in your bite pattern.  Our dentist, Dr. Nicole Furuta is happy to... read more »