Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily oral hygiene efforts by taking... read more »

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 offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... 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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

A Basic Rundown of Caring for Your Toothbrush

Due to several risks that can often arise due to your oral hygiene care, it is important to never take any drastic steps that can make a situation worse. If your oral health care is inadequate, you will need to make small changes, but it is often best to speak to our dentist beforehand. To ensure your mouth gets the... read more »

What May Be Causing Your Gingivitis

Does it seem like you’re continually getting gingivitis? Do you know what could put you at a greater risk of developing a periodontal disease? You may notice that you have gingivitis if you have red or swollen gums that may be tender and bleed easily. However, gingivitis can also be harder to detect as it may not always cause discomfort.... read more »

Protect Your Smile From Dry Mouth

Keeping your mouth clean includes always making sure it is free of debris, plaque buildup, bacteria or any other substances that can plague your smile. Only with a clean smile can you hope to have the oral health you desire. However, if your mouth is constantly dry and you are suffering from dry mouth, which is also known as xerostomia,... read more »

Common Questions Concerning Bruxism

Assessing your oral health includes assessing all known oral health risks. Due to microscopic damage and enamel wear that can arise due to your diet or other abrasive materials, it is important to be aware of the risks associated with lifestyle choices as well as conscious conditions that can arise within your mouth itself. If you find yourself constantly grinding... read more »