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 »

Fighting Gum Disease

Do you have gum disease? If you said no, you may want to think again. Gum disease affects one out of every two adults in America, and it is preventable and treatable. But if it is not treated, you can suffer from loose or lost teeth, and damage to your jaw bone. Some of the… Read more »

A Tooth With a Compromised Dental Filling May Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Tooth enamel erosion and poor oral hygiene habits can sometime weaken the once strong bond holding a dental filling in place. In time a tooth in this condition might become increasingly sensitive. Sometimes a failing dental filling might also cause a notice a change in the texture or color of the affected tooth. If you… Read more »

A Message From the Tooth Fairy

Do remember your excitement when you lost your first tooth, knowing that the Tooth Fairy would come that night? Did you try to sneak a look at the fairy when you were a child? Maybe now you have come full-circle and are the one trying to sneak around without being caught to bring some of… Read more »

Recognizing Dental Filling Failure

You may need to receive a dental filling to repair a tooth after a small or moderate cavity has developed. While dental fillings are hardened and cemented with a dental adhesive to be very long lasting, they can become weakened and start to fail over the years as the bacteria in your mouth affects the… Read more »

How Can I Have a Healthy Easter Smile?

Easter is quickly approaching and so are dental issues if you’re not careful. This is because many Easter-related things can damage your teeth and gums. Our dentists strongly encourage you to keep your smile in mind this Easter and do everything you can to keep it in tip-top shape. To help you have a healthy Easter smile… Read more »