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 Dental Crown Can Restore a Tooth

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped cap that is placed over a damaged tooth to restore its shape, strength, size and appearance. A dental crown will cover all of the visible portion of the tooth when it is cemented in place. Do I need a dental crown? Dr. may suggest… Read more »

Early Symptoms of a Cavity Call for Timely Treatment

Along with a consistent oral hygiene routine, attending your routine dental checkups is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. The simple outpatient appointment is designed to clean your teeth while also monitoring your mouth for any sign of gum disease and tooth decay. It also involves our dentist administering a simple screening to detect a… Read more »

Eating Disorders Erode Tooth Enamel

If you, or someone you know has ever suffered from an eating disorder, you realize what a destructive thing it is to the body. Beyond the damaging effects of malnutrition and rapid weight loss, the concerns of dental damage are also worth pointing out. In discussing this topic, it is necessary to approach it with… Read more »

Oral Health Marvels: Tooth Replacements

The key to a great smile is always receiving the necessary care if you should ever suffer any damage, which can include damage incurred from oral accidents or tooth hazards that have run their course. If for any reason you have lost a tooth, make sure that it is replaced with due haste. A failure… Read more »

How Should I Brush My Teeth?

Are you brushing your teeth correctly? Are you sure? Did you know that brushing incorrectly can actually hurt your smile? Today we would like to provide you with a brief description of how to properly brush your teeth to help you have a beautiful and healthy smile. The American Dental Association, or ADA, has recommended… Read more »