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 »

The Time for Braces

You might think that the time for braces is whenever you want them, have the budget for them and when your smile is in need of help. While that’s partly true, you actually need braces at likely a different stage of life than you’re envisioning. Timing your use of braces just right ensures that you… Read more »

Protect Your Tooth Enamel to Avoid Sensitive Teeth

Do you ever feel pain or discomfort in one or more teeth when you bite or chew? Does the same sensation flare up if the food you eat or drink is sweet, hot or cold? If you have sensitive teeth, you may have insufficient tooth enamel, and it’s important to take good care of your… Read more »

Bone Grafting 101

There are many oral conditions that can lead to tooth loss, which can eventually damage the jawbone over time. As a result, you may need a bone graft to add health and support to your jawbone for a smile restoration. Our , Dr. with in , , is happy to give you some basic intel… Read more »

These Conditions Could Be Symptoms of Oral Cancer

Oral cancer is a cause for great concern, even though it has a high survival rate when it is caught early. Because oral cancer is still cancer, you should take the symptoms seriously. We encourage you to monitor your oral health regularly to catch any initial signs of oral cancer. Although you can receive oral… Read more »

Flossing Can Protect Your Smile

If you are interested in maintaining a healthy smile, it is very important that you floss thoroughly every day, as this dental hygiene practice can access areas of your mouth that your toothbrush can’t reach sufficiently. However, many patients struggle with proper flossing habits for several reasons. Our dental team advocates for the importance of… Read more »