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 »

How to Keep Gum Disease at Bay

Gum disease is a serious and dangerous dental issue that can severely affect your smile, oral health and even your entire health. This is why Dr. Jim Const, strongly encourages you to prevent gum disease as much as possible. Now, that might be a difficult task if you’re not sure... Read more »

Mouth Guard Options to Prevent an Emergency Room Visit

Many of our patients are involved in playing contact sports, which can cause significant risk to their teeth and jaws. If a hard blow from a ball or knee strikes the head, the result could be a cracked tooth or even a tooth that has been knocked from its socket.... Read more »

The Wonders of Oral Health Care

Your oral health care depends on several aspects to ensure that your teeth and gums can receive the proper care for a lifetime of satisfaction. Not only do you need to make sure that you're using safe and effective products, but you also need to monitor your oral health and... Read more »

Toothbrushing Today: A Refresher

There are right and wrong ways to brush your teeth. The methods and tips have changed over time. So, you may be in need of a refresher. Toothbrush and Toothpaste: The type of toothbrush that practically all dentists recommend these days is a soft-bristled brush with a smallish head. This... Read more »

Healthy Eating for Your Teeth

You're already aware of the kinds of foods, drinks, and snacks that are detrimental to your oral health, but do you know which foods are the most beneficial? Any nutritionist will agree that frequently ingesting potato chips, sodas, and candy aren't good for your overall body health, and not surprisingly... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Jim Const, 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 »