The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to... Read more »

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 fighting cancer or dental problems,... 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 the bone from the missing... 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. However, because it doesn’t have... 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 might also take into account... Read more »

A Tooth Lost to a Severe Cavity Might Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Individuals who struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits can be susceptible to oral health problems including increased risk of tooth decay and periodontal disease. People who also have a bad habit of putting off their routine dental exam and cleaning can also be increasingly prone to suffering the loss of one or more teeth… Read more »

Oral Health Advancements: Dental Erosion Prevention

In order to protect your smile, you need to limit the effects of dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion. If enamel erosion is not prevented, your tooth enamel can become worn due to acids slowly eating through it. If a hole in your tooth enamel forms, a cavity can quickly follow. To help lower… Read more »

Alternatives to Traditional Flossing

Flossing is one of the most important things you can do for your dental health. But, for those who are getting older, or that wear dental appliances, it becomes difficult to perform this task using traditional string floss. So, what are good alternatives? We recommend two non-traditional types of flossing for those who cannot keep… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Halitosis

How confident are you in your oral health? Do you constantly maintain proper oral hygiene? Besides cleaning your teeth and gums, you will also want to make sure to avoid unhealthy habits, improve your diet, and look for prevention and treatment plans to employ. If you are suffering from bad breath, also known as halitosis,… Read more »

Do You Need Your Roots Done?

No, we aren’t talking about your hair. We’re talking about your teeth and gums. Gum disease can lead to a number of problems. Not only can gum disease cause loose (and lost) teeth, it can also lead to problems with your jaw, complications with diabetes and other health problems. How do you know if you… Read more »