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 »

Understanding What Happens in the Case of a Tooth Avulsion

A tooth avulsion, or in other words when a tooth is knocked-out, is a serious dental injury that often occurs while playing sports, especially contact sports. All cases of tooth avulsion are different, so it is likely that the treatment needed with differ between cases as well. The good news is that there is hope… Read more »

Having Dental Bonding Applied

Dental bonding can be used to fix various issues with teeth, like if they get chipped or are spaced too far from each other. If you are curious about how they are applied, we are happy to offer a bit more information for you. The bonding is made from composite resin, which is designed to… Read more »

Treat Your TMJ’s With Kindness

Do you know what your TMJ’s are? Do you have pain in the joints of your jaw? If so, you could be struggling with the temporomandibular joint disorder. Your temporomandibular joints are located on each side of your face, and they help you by moving your jaw up and down to eat and talk. When… Read more »

Xerostomia: The Fancy Name for Dry Mouth

Usually, you are only reminded of your saliva production when you catch a whiff of a delicious smell, like a roast in the oven, or fresh baked bread. Then the juices get flowing and you realize you are drooling. Imagine for a moment if you didn’t have that necessary lubrication. When a person doesn’t produce… Read more »

Augmenting Your Oral Hygiene Efforts With a Water Flosser

The American Dental Association advocates a consistent daily oral hygiene routine for the prevention of cavities and periodontal disease. This starts with always brushing your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. This should be followed up by making a conscious effort to thoroughly floss between your teeth and along… Read more »