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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

A Tooth With a Craze Line Needs to Be Examined

Individuals who grind their teeth often complain of sore jaw muscles and gradual discomfort in their temporomandibular joints. Also known as bruxism, the force and tension of chronic night grinding can eventually lead to other forms of dental distress. Sometimes the intense pressure applied to one or more teeth can... Read more »

Springtime Smiles: Dental Floss

Are you aware of the benefits that using interdental cleaning tools can provide for your smile? Your brush and toothpaste are essential for cleaning your mouth and clearing away plaque and bacteria. But brushing alone it is not enough when it comes to cleaning between teeth. To reach those areas,... Read more »

Medication Side-Effects and Dental Health

If you are taking medications for a certain condition, or vitamin/herbal supplements, whether prescribed or over-the-counter, you should always relay that information to your dentist because they can have side-effects and interactions that can seriously affect your oral health. Below are a few common concerns: Dry Mouth - Probably the... Read more »

Halitosis Prevention

When you are ready to look for advanced ways to improve your oral health care, the first thing you would need to do is set up effective preventive treatment plans for common problems. One of those problems is halitosis, better known as bad breath. If you are suffering from bad... Read more »

First Aid Insights for Injured Gums

Your gums provide an important relationship between your teeth and your oral bone structure. Sometimes an accidental blow to the mouth from an athletic injury or from a household fall can impact the teeth and gums causing significant oral trauma. In a moment such as this, applying some simple first aid... Read more »