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 Erosion Prevention and Care

Rather than waiting until your smile fails, it is important to set forth effective dental erosion prevention plans as soon as possible. Dental erosion, also frequently referred to as enamel erosion, is a condition in which harmful acids will slowly deteriorate your teeth. When acids are present in your mouth, they can wear down your… Read more »

Healthy Practices for an Attractive Teenage Smile

Did you know that the teenage years mark a time of high risk for your oral health due to all the tooth hazards you can encounter? During this period, many young patients are growing in their wisdom teeth, playing contact sports and receiving orthodontic treatment. We strive to encourage teenage patients to take steps to… Read more »

Toothache Remedies to Try at Home

Typically, a toothache comes on because of some sort of decay; a cavity, receding gums, exposed root, or a broken or loose filling. They can begin aching slowly, or come on strong and sudden. No matter the reason, it is important to make an appointment with us immediately so we can get to the root… Read more »

Does Wax Matter When It Comes to Floss?

Flossing helps you to clean your teeth and gums on a daily basis and is a very important habit. While claims of antiseptic mouthwash effectively removing lingering particles from the mouth, we encourage you to continue flossing to properly clean away plaque and food particles. When it comes to selecting a floss product, you can… Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Avoiding Jaw and Facial Pain

Jaw and facial pain continue to be an issue for many individuals who struggle with maintaining good oral health. If you are suffering from chronic jaw or facial pain, it could be linked to an underlying condition that needs to be treated as soon as possible. Understanding the causes of jaw and facial pain is… Read more »