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 »

Caring for Your Oral Health With Mouthwash

Have you ever thought about the risks of mouthwash and what you can do to keep your teeth and gums in good shape? Mouthwash is a product that is typically used as a supplemental cleaning tool to rinse away debris and bacteria in your mouth. If mouthwash is not used correctly, it can lead to… Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Can Help Treat a Minor Cavity That Appears When You Smile

Each of your front teeth has a specific shape intended to help you efficiently bite off pieces of food. They also have an aesthetic impact when you smile and speak certain syllables. When a cavity starts to develop on one of these teeth it is cosmetically unsightly as well as sensitive. If you are having… Read more »

A Dental Bleaching Treatment Can Provide You With a White Smile

As you grow older your teeth can lose some of their natural gleam. Demineralized tooth enamel, dark beverages and even occasional tobacco use can all combine to further darken your teeth. Many individuals with stained teeth will experiment with retail tooth whitening toothpaste or whitening strips. Unfortunately, the mild concentration of hydrogen peroxide used as… Read more »

Your Dental Checkups Are Essential for Maintaining a Healthy Mouth

Making a conscious effort to brush your teeth each morning and night, as well as thoroughly flossing once per day represents an essential first step in preventing cavities and gum disease problems. With consistency, this daily oral hygiene routine will help remove bacterial deposits before they harden into tartar or contribute to the presence of… Read more »

A Porcelain Dental Crown Can Improve the Appearance of a Misshapen Tooth

Oral development issues in childhood and genetics can potentially cause aberrations in the shape of a permanent tooth. A misshapen tooth that appears when your child smiles can affect their self-confidence. These teeth could also be at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. If your son or daughter has a misshapen permanent tooth, you… Read more »