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 »

Issues With Oral Atrophy Might Be Address with a Denture Realignment

A partial or complete denture is often used to help replicate the basic function of missing or significantly compromised teeth. When a denture is originally created the base is designed to closely match the natural oral structure to provide a firm and comfortable fit. As time goes on structural changes in the underlying oral bones… Read more »

How to Address Tooth Grinding for a Healthier Smile

While occasionally clenching or grinding your teeth is not uncommon, it can be dangerous if it becomes a frequent habit, especially if it happens during sleep. To prevent damage from tooth grinding, we encourage you to learn its signs so that you can seek treatment for your smile. Damaging Effects of Bruxism If you grind… Read more »

The Best Smiles are Built with Tooth Hazard Prevention

Are you keeping your smile safe from the risk of tooth hazards that arise on a day-to-day basis? Your smile can be susceptible to numerous forms of dental damage that need to be treated immediately if they should occur. However, the best damage protection is damage prevention, so avoid unhealthy habits and risks that can… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Oral Emergencies

In order to keep your smile in optimum oral health, it’s a good idea to lower your risks for oral accidents. It is important to have oral emergency treatment plans in place to help minimize the damage as soon as possible. This can help lessen recovery time and give your smile the best chance for… Read more »

A Quiz About Fluoride

Find out how much you know about fluoride by taking our fluoride quiz today! No. 1: Fluoride only helps children’s smiles. A. True B. False No. 2: Fluoride can be found in the following: A. Toothpaste B. Mouthwash C. Professional fluoride treatments D. Tap water E. All of the above No. 3: Young children don’t… Read more »