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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

The Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants provide you with stable support for artificial teeth. There are a variety of reasons that you might need an artificial tooth including an avulsed tooth, a permanent tooth that never erupted or developed, age, or advanced tooth decay. Whatever the reason, a dental image may be the right... Read more »

Your Life with Dentures

If you are getting ready to get dentures, obviously your life is going to change. But with a little effort, you can adjust to life with dentures in no time at all! Your dentures are going to feel a little awkward at first, and maybe even a little bulky. Your... Read more »

The Wonders of Teenage Dentistry

Teenage dentistry is a condition in which an individual's oral health has drastically changed. Oftentimes during your teen years, loss of your permanent teeth, known as your wisdom teeth, can grow in. During this time, your mouth may be extra susceptible to dental damage and oral health risks associated with... Read more »

Super Smiles: Toothaches

Are you aware of the risk factors associated with a toothache? Typically, a toothache refers to an abscessed tooth that has suffered a form of infection. Often times they can be caused by several different issues within your mouth including oral health risks that may have arisen. If for any... Read more »

Bitewing X-Rays Help See Inside Your Teeth

The most common type of dental X-ray is called a "bitewing X-ray." It is named that because of the wing-like, plastic tab that contains the film. It is placed inside your mouth and the dentist (or hygienist) tells you to bite down on it. Then, they angle the X-ray camera... Read more »