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 fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... 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 the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Turn Back Time with Healthy/Unhealthy Foods

Have you ever thought about your diet’s effect on your smile? Not only should you be aware of various products that can put your teeth and gums at risk, but it can be beneficial to think of healthy food options that can keep your smile safe for many years to come. By eating healthy foods, you can only strengthen your... read more »

Educate Yourself About Tooth Brushing Techniques

Your toothbrush care is essential for optimum oral health. Through the use of effective toothbrush care, you can make sure that all aspects of your tooth brushing routine are done safely with the maximum effectiveness, but if for any reason you're struggling with key aspects of your toothbrush routine, it could be limiting the benefits that can be derived, even... read more »

Dental Crowns Can Save Your Oral Health

Is your oral health struggling? Do you suffer from a large cavity or discolored tooth? If so, you might consider dental crowns to restore your smile and oral health. They can offer a wide variety of ways to improve your smile and oral health. In fact, dental crowns are an extremely popular oral health restoration depending on your specific need.... read more »

Why Routine Dental Cleanings Should Not Be Skipped

The professional dental cleanings performed by our friendly dental team at Paul J Rubenstein are very important to not just your teeth, but your general health as well, influencing your health in ways that you may not have realized before. This can make visiting the dentist a real treat! We are happy to provide further explanation of the benefits of... read more »

The Basics of Aging and Dental Health

Are you aware of the relationship between aging and dental health? Just as you age, so too will your teeth and gums. We want to think of our teeth as being indestructible and that they will not weaken over time. However, this could not be farther from the truth. Teeth will become more brittle if they are not properly cared... read more »

What Do I Need to Know About Oral Thrush?

If you notice white lesions appear along your tongue and inside your cheeks, you may have oral thrush, which is a fungal infection caused by the fungus candida. We can help you identify, treat, and prevent oral thrush so that it doesn’t disrupt your oral health or peace of mind. You may experience some inflammation resulting from oral thrush that... read more »