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 »

Flossing Daily

One of the most dreaded questions we ask our patients is if they are flossing regularly. Some patients tell us that they occasionally floss, or they floss when they can, but the best thing you can do to support your oral health is flossing every day as part of your... Read more »

Showdown at the Dental Corral

When you think of the old west, you probably think of saloon, gunfights, cattle rustling and sheriffs. You probably don’t think of dentists. But have you ever heard of Doc Holliday? He was a gunfighter, and became famous for his involvement in the shootout at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone,... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Hazards in Your Diet

To lower your risk of several food hazards that can often damage your smile, have a prevention plan in place to eliminate unhealthy habits, fix a poor diet, and eradicate any unhealthy choices that you make. Oftentimes, damage to your teeth and gums is done by your diet. For this... Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Oral Emergency Care

Accidents can happen in several different ways, but not matter how they happen, you should always have an effective treatment plan in place should you ever find yourself in an emergency situation. Your treatment plan could include helping to treat any oral accidents and injuries before receiving the professional care... Read more »

Water Flossers are a Popular Flossing Tool

Did you know, water flossers have become a popular dental tool? Yes, it’s true! Water flossers have changed the way many people floss their teeth each day. The reason is because of the many benefits water flossers have to offer. Our dentist, Dr. Duke Kim with Ballston Dental Arts in... Read more »

How Do I Take Care of My Smile During Cancer Treatment?

If you want a strong and healthy smile during cancer treatments, then you need to take good care of teeth and gums everyday to ensure their health and strength. Unfortunately, there are many side effects of cancer treatments that affect the smile. Those side effects include dry mouth, cavities, mouth... Read more »

Want a Beautiful Smile for Valentine’s Day? Here’s What to Do

If you want a stunning smile for Valentine’s Day, then you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Duke Kim, is happy to help you achieve the goals you desire. Fortunately, he offers many cosmetic dental treatments that can turn your unattractive teeth and gums into a smile... Read more »

Tips for Dental Trauma First-Aid

Significant dental trauma, whether from a sports injury or household accident, can impact the mouth and cause significant pain, bleeding, and other complications. In a scenario such as this, you will likely need to apply some basic oral first-aid while seeking professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Duke Kim.... Read more »