Making Your Dental Bonding Last

If your teeth were chipped, were discolored or had gaps that were too large, you may have had these problems fixed with some dental bonding. Bonding can restore the function and appearance of teeth in such cases. Of course, you will need to take good care of your dental bonding... Read more »

Do You Need a Composite Dental Filling for a Cavity or Chipped Tooth?

Dr. Brian Hockel, Dr. Rebecca Jardine, and team understand that your smile's appearance can significantly influence your social life and your self-esteem. If you have an unsightly chip or cavity or chip on a tooth, you may benefit from receiving a composite dental filling. The early diagnosis of a cavity... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Minimize Tooth Decay Damage

Children's molars and premolars are often riddled with deep fissures along the biting surfaces in the tooth enamel. These grooves help the teeth with chewing and grinding food; however, these deep areas can also become havens for plaque and food residue. If children don't brush their teeth every day, these... Read more »

Foods That Can Help Your Oral Health

You're probably aware of some of the foods that can be bad for your oral health. Have you ever wondered what foods can aid your smile? Our dentist and team are happy to give you some pointers on foods to integrate into your diet to improve your dental health. Leafy... Read more »

No Need to Fear Your Dentist

Historically, some people have long had a fear of dentists and dental procedures. Admittedly, dental surgery was not very comfortable in the early days. Lack of powerful anesthetics and the fact that dental tools may have reminded people of another less reputable profession (usually carried out in a medieval dungeon)... Read more »

Finding Your Ideal Smile with Dental Veneers

As we start the new year, the greatest gift most want to receive is a beautiful smile. Dr. Brian Hockel and Dr. Rebecca Jardine are pleased to provide custom-made dental veneers to create the flawless smile you desire. Dental veneers are a premier cosmetic dentistry service that offers many smile-enhancing benefits,... Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings Are Provided at Your Dental Checkups

Our dentists, Dr. Brian Hockel, Dr. Rebecca Jardine, and Dr. Kevin Adair, care about you, your smile, your oral health, and your overall health. This is why we provide oral cancer screenings during your checkup. This treatment is preventative, so it's included in your dental checkup. In fact, you might... Read more »

Are Oral Lesions Dampening Your Smile?

Do you find yourself with mouth sores every once in a while? The oral tissues are just as vulnerable as your teeth to problems, but they usually resolve themselves and disappear within a week or two. But if you are finding yours is lingering, it may be a sign that... Read more »

Are You Aware of the Effects of Tobacco on Your Oral Health?

Are you a long-time smoker thinking of giving up the habit? If so, you have good reason to. Not only is nicotine addiction harming your lungs and body, but it is having a severe impact on your oral health as well. Smoking tobacco lowers the blood flow to your gums... Read more »

Pediatric Sleep Apnea – What Every Parent Needs to Know

Sleep Disordered Breathing has become an epidemic among not only adults but children too. The surprising fact is that parents can help prevent the devastating health consequences of this sleep disorder, known as the new silent killer. First, you must be aware of the symptoms and know when to take... Read more »