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 »

Sometimes a Loose Tooth Just Needs Time

The human body is a marvel of biological engineering. Some of its most profound changes occur in the early years of childhood through adolescence. Among these many changes is the shedding of your child’s 20 primary teeth to accommodate their 32 permanent teeth. As you may recall from your own childhood, primary teeth are not… Read more »

A Dental Implant Supported Bridge Can Replicate Multiple Missing Teeth

If you are missing one or more teeth, whether it is due to untreated tooth decay or severe oral trauma, you may not be as confident in your smile. Beyond the appearance of your smile, did you know that having missing teeth could actually harm your oral health? Your remaining teeth can begin to shift…. Read more »

Dental Disasters: Diabetes Connection to Oral Health

With well over 29 million people in the United States alone suffering from diabetes, it is safe to say that this is a national health epidemic. The nefarious connection between diabetes and overall body health is well established, and that also includes your dental health. A compromised immune system and the body’s inability to control… Read more »

Building Your Smile With Healthy Foods

Your diet plays a key role in your oral health. If your diet is unhealthy, your oral will suffer. Unhealthy foods are abundant in most diets and are prominent in several areas of our society. Not only can they do damage to your physical appearance, but they can cause harm to your teeth and gums…. Read more »

These Dental Emergency FAQs Could Save Your Smile

While oral emergencies may be mild in the beginning, they can become severe if ignored or not handled well. The good news is that oral emergencies and injuries can benefit from proper care and require only minimal recovery time if addressed promptly. We invite you to review some frequently asked questions about treating common dental… Read more »