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 »

Habits That Can Adversely Effect Your Oral Health

It is obvious that there is a lot that goes into cultivating a healthy smile. Apart from all the things you should do, there are many habits that you should stay away from as well. Many of the routine things that you do, some without even realizing it, are affecting your oral health on a… Read more »

The Significance of Jaw and Facial Pain

To help improve your smile, assess all risk factors in your life that could be contributing to jaw and facial pain. Because jaw and facial pain is such a wide-ranging condition and linked to several problems and oral health risks, you may need to visit our dentist regularly to determine how the problem is presenting… Read more »

Should You Be Concerned About Fluorosis?

Fluorosis is a condition that is characterized by white or even brown spots of streaks on the teeth. These streaks are harmless and are caused by an overexposure to fluoride. Fluorosis only affects teeth that have not yet erupted. Remember that fluorosis is not a threat to your child’s health. The problem is a cosmetic… Read more »

All About the Facts of Oral Tissues

Would you like a top-notch smile and oral health? If so, then you should do everything you can to keep your gums, also known as oral tissues, in tip-top shape. This is because your gums are a vital part of your smile and oral health. To help you properly care for your gums, our dentist,… Read more »

Toothbrushing Too Hard

When we were children, Momma told us that we should brush our teeth real good every day to keep from getting cavities. Because we like to please our parents, some of us took to the task enthusiastically. For years many people have been brushing their teeth too hard and causing damage to their teeth and… Read more »