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 »

Smile Takeovers: Chewing Gum

It may be surprising to learn that chewing gum can benefit your smile. Due to the risks associated with cavities and what to do to keep your smile safe, consider chewing gum for improving your overall health care and increasing your saliva flow. Chewing gum can improve your health because studies have shown that it… Read more »

Need Help With Flossing?

Sometimes, letting flossing go by the wayside can be easy. If you would like a refresher on flossing, we are happy to provide you with some tips. – Using a string of about 18 inches in length may be important. This length can give you enough string so you can use a clean segment everytime…. Read more »

Why You Should Brush Your Teeth at the Office

Did you know it’s recommended to brush your teeth at work? Well, it’s true. Brushing your teeth at work can help you in many ways. In fact, it can help you maintain a clean and healthy smile, and it can even help you avoid having embarrassing food-stuck-in-your-teeth moments. The more you clean your teeth and… Read more »

Continuing Education on Cracked Tooth Syndrome

You’re a chronic ice chewer. No matter how many times the dentist has lectured, you simply cannot give up crunching on your beloved ice. Then, one day … It happens. Ouch! You’ve cracked one of your molars! What do you do now? First, don’t panic. You aren’t the only person in the world who has… Read more »

Cavity Detection Is Included in a Dental Checkup

The American Dental Association recommends practicing a consistent oral hygiene routine to help reduce your chances of suffering from oral health problems like tooth decay, gum disease, and oral cancer. Along with brushing twice each day and flossing every evening, this also includes having a dental checkup performed twice each year by a professional dentist… Read more »