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 »

Oral Health Surprises: Tooth Decay

An effective treatment plan for keeping your smile safe from the risks of dental damage includes making sure that your tooth enamel is well protected. If for any reason your tooth enamel is breached, bacteria can enter a tooth and cause pulp death and eventual tooth loss. To prevent the rise of tooth decay, in… Read more »

What Happens in a Routine Dental Checkup

Despite the fact that good oral health is linked to overall health, many Americans still avoid going to the dentist. A recent Gallup poll reports that over one-third of adults didn’t bother going to the dentist at all in the past year. Yet, you are supposed to be going every six months. Just so you… Read more »

Keeping Your Dentures in Good Shape

If you are considering dentures as a solution to replace missing teeth, our team is happy to provide more information on how to care for them. Even though false teeth are not like your original tooth enamel, they still need to be cleaned every day to keep them in good shape. To learn how to… Read more »

Got Dry Mouth? Here’s What to Do

Dry mouth, which is also called xerostomia, is an oral health problem that often involves a dry, cottony, and uncomfortable feeling in the mouth. It is often caused by certain medications, not consuming enough liquids, certain foods, and more. Fortunately, there are things you can do to help your dry mouth, and our , Dr…. Read more »

Floss for a Healthier Smile in 2018

You brush your teeth twice a day for 2 full minutes, because you know it is the key to a healthy smile. But is that all there is to it? Many people who are diligent about brushing are less diligent about another process that is just as important: flossing. Flossing should be a lifelong companion… Read more »