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 the bone from the missing… 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. However, because it doesn’t have… 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 might also take into account… Read more »

Brushing Basics

You may think that brushing your teeth is a no-brainer. You put a little toothpaste on the bristles, run it over your teeth, and presto! Another job well done! Well, not exactly. While brushing your teeth is not the most complicated part of your day, it does take a little bit of effort. As our… Read more »

Quicker Dental Crowns With CEREC

The process of getting a dental crown isn’t known for being quick. It’s certainly faster than it used to be, but that’s not saying much. Now, there’s a new technology available that allows you to get crowns in place during a single appointment. It’s a same-day dental crown technology is called CEREC, and it’s a… Read more »

The Many Reasons Why Dental Veneers are Popular

Are you familiar with the many reasons dental veneers are so popular? If not, then we have news for you! Dental veneers can be a successful way to improve the appearance of your smile by hiding flaws. Because of their success, they have become a popular treatment for improving your smile. Our dentist, Dr. Rani… Read more »

Improving Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening

If you need effective and fast-acting teeth whitening treatment to enhance your tooth color, our team can provide professional teeth whitening because we understand how much a white smile can influence your business and social interactions. Professional teeth whitening typically is more effective than commercial products at producing the results you need. If you are… Read more »

Enamel Erosion: What You Should Know

Enamel erosion is a dental issue that involves wearing down the tooth enamel and making the smile vulnerable to additional dental problems. Our dentist, Dr. Rani Ramnath, encourages you to take good care of your teeth so you can maintain the strong and healthy smile you need. One way to do so is to prevent… Read more »

Chipped Teeth Can Be Prone to New Cavities

Chipped teeth and minor dental fractures are often limited to a tooth’s enamel layer. In some of these cases the affected tooth might not even cause pain or heightened sensitivity. Yet, as time goes on the minor textures in the tooth’s enamel layer can start to accumulate food, plaque and other bacterial deposits. This can… Read more »

A Dental Checkup Twice Each Year to Maintain a Healthy Mouth

The American Dental Association advises everyone to have a dental checkup every six months with a qualified dentist like Dr. Rani Ramnath and the staff at Hoke Road Dental. This simple appointment will give the staff a chance to thoroughly clean your teeth and evaluate the health of your gums, teeth and mouth. If the… Read more »