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 »

Dealing with Dental Plaque

You may be one of the world’s best brushers. You may replace your toothbrush every three months, use fluoridated toothpaste, and floss every day. But no matter how well you take care of your teeth, you will still develop plaque. And where there is plaque, there is trouble for your... Read more »

Chewing Ice May Not Be a Good Summer Activity

Summer is finally getting underway. You may enjoy the nice, sunny months because you can enjoy some fresh air without bundling up in a big coat. However, we all know how hot this time can get. As such, you may take some ice cubes into your mouth to get a... Read more »

Got Questions About Invisalign®? Here Are Your Answers

Having questions about Invisalign® can affect your orthodontic journey. In fact, it can make it harder to know if this treatment is right for you and it can even add bumps in the road while aligning the smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Richard Dycus, encourages you to find the answers... Read more »

The Details of Root Canal Treatment

If you’re about to treat a broken, severely decayed and damaged tooth with a root canal treatment, you’re likely wondering what the treatment entails. Well, our dentist, Dr. Richard Dycus, is happy to tell you all about the steps involved, especially because knowing all about root canal treatment can help... Read more »

When Do you Need to Floss?

We all know flossing is important, but how many of us are great at remembering to do it? Chances are, it’s been a while since you flossed, right? Don’t worry - we’re not trying to make you feel bad. Instead, Dr. Richard Dycus asked the team here at Dycus Dental... Read more »

A Developing Toothache Needs Professional Diagnosis

Your teeth are made up of multiple layers. The outer layer of tooth enamel helps to protect the sensitive dentin and pulp within the tooth. Sometimes dental trauma or an untreated cavity can distress the tooth enamel to affect the internal structures of the tooth. When this happens you will... Read more »

Tobacco Stained Tooth Enamel Improved by a Dental Bleaching Treatment

When you use tobacco products the tar and other chemicals introduced into your mouth can affect you in a variety of ways. Not only can this have a negative effect on your medical and oral health, it can also cause significant dental stains to appear on your teeth. While you... Read more »