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 »

Helpful Tactics to Relieve Jaw Pain from TMJ Disorder

The health of your jaw is an important part of your smile, and it requires the same level of attention and care as your teeth. We encourage you to monitor the health of your jaw joints, which are called the TMJs or temporomandibular joints, to help them to continue to... Read more »

Why to Use Cosmetic Dentistry

If you ever want to punch your ticket to the big leagues in any part of life, you need a winning smile. A smile that says you’re here to win, take no prisoners, and be as successful as Tommy Callahan at selling brake pads. 90's movie references aside, there is... Read more »

Sleep Apnea Treatment

If you are suffer from sleep apnea, you could be at risk for several health problems.You need to visit with your dentist to address the problem. Central sleep apnea occurs when signals from your brain are not received by the muscles in your chest that help you breathe. A very... Read more »

Bonding With Your Smile

Are you trying to get a chipped or decayed tooth fixed, but don’t want the cost or wait time for a traditional crown? Are you looking for an option that can blend in with your other teeth and look completely natural? If you answered yes, you might be looking for... Read more »

Veneers for Your Smile

Do you have slightly chipped or crooked teeth? Are you uncomfortable smiling because some of your teeth are discolored or slightly broken? If so, dental veneers could be a solution for you to consider for your smile. Veneers are created from thin pieces of porcelain that to go over the... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Janette Carroll, DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »