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 »

Diabetes and Your Smile

How often do you think about diabetes and its effect on your smile? As nearly 10 percent of the US population suffers from diabetes, you may be in the position of thinking about how your condition will affect your teeth and gums. The truth is that diabetes can have a negative impact on your smile… Read more »

A Tooth With a Failing Dental Filling Needs Timely Treatment

Dental fillings can range in size depending on the dental health condition they need to treat. Minor cavities and chips can sometimes be repaired by a simple amalgam or composite dental filling. An inlay or onlay dental filling might be needed to treat a large cavity that afflicts one of the molars or premolars at… Read more »

Recovering From Tooth Extraction Requires Special Care

Some patients need to have one or even multiple teeth extracted to deal with a wide range of dental health issues. An untreated cavity or severe dental trauma are two of the more common reasons for tooth extraction. However, patients suffering from severe periodontal disease sometimes need to have multiple teeth extracted in preparation for… Read more »

The 411: Dental Emergencies

If there was a medical or physical emergency, there is one number you’ve probably known to call since you were a young child. On the other end of the line would be a professional who could calmly help you handle the situation. But do you know how to handle a dental emergency? Knowing what to… Read more »

What Can Cause Gingivitis?

Does it seem like you frequently get gingivitis? Are you aware of what can increase your chances of developing periodontal disease? Gingivitis may be noticed if your gums are red or swollen, they may be tender or bleed easily. While it can be a mild infection in the gums at the beginning, gingivitis can become… Read more »