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 »

Dental Veneers: What Are They?

If you are looking for a way to enhance your smile, we may have a way to help. We can offer a form of cosmetic dentistry called veneers that could help patients who are dealing with stained, chipped or even teeth that have gaps. But it should be known that this procedure may be irreversible…. Read more »

Unaddressed Dental Attrition Could Eventually Cause a Toothache

Sometimes what seems like a minor deviation in the alignment of your teeth, can potentially lead to significant dental distress. As the years go by the surface of one tooth can grind excessively on another, wearing down the tooth’s enamel layer. As the dental attrition continues to progress bacterial deposits can start to accumulate in… Read more »

What Causes the Mouth to Become Inflamed?

If you’ve ever had an injury, what you’ll notice is that wherever it is on the body, that area will become inflamed. Inflammation, or swelling, is a normal reaction as the body attempts to heal itself. You can become swollen on (or in) any part of your body including the mouth. Frequently, your mouth becomes… Read more »

Inquiries Into Toothbrushing Techniques

Tooth brushing techniques to help improve your smile include making sure that you are doing everything you can to clean all sides of each tooth. Unfortunately, brushing alone cannot keep your smile clean, so you will also have to add an additional layer of protection with interdental tools to clean between teeth. However, it’s all… Read more »

Dentures: Caring for Your New Teeth

Have you recently started wearing dentures? Are you trying to find a good way to care for them? Today, dentures can be made from synthetic materials like plastic, porcelain or a combination of the two. Regardless of their composition, it is important that you care for your new teeth properly to protect the denture’s lifespan…. Read more »