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 »

Dental Implant Restorations Can Help Prevent Long-Term Complications Associated With Oral Atrophy

Chronic problems with periodontitis and other forms of gum disease can lead to a gradual loss of healthy bone structure that serves as an anchor for your teeth. Without professional intervention multiple teeth can be lost to chronic gum disease leading to severe oral dysfunction. Even if a partial denture... Read more »

Oral Health and Dental Veneers

If you are showing any signs of dental damage, it is important to visit our office for a tooth restoration or repair. Various options are available to enhance your smile, but one of the most impressive is the cosmetic dental procedure, dental veneers. Dental veneers, also referred to as porcelain... Read more »

For Those Who Find it Hard to Floss

Flossing is the ugly stepchild of dental hygiene. It is the most neglected oral health habit with only four out of 10 Americans reporting that they floss at least once a day, and 20 percent never floss at all. This terrible statistic needs to change. The problem may be that... Read more »

Healthy and Unhealthy Foods

How would you rate your diet in terms of its effect on your waistline? Similarly, how would you rank your diet in terms of your oral health? In both instances, you should make sure that you are doing everything you can to minimize the risks associated with your diet. If... Read more »

Quick Fixes for Bad Breath at Home

Is bad breath a daily occurrence for you? Also known as halitosis, bad breath can result in embarrassment or shame that affects your social interactions. Our dentist and team offer a few at-home methods that can help you keep your breath fresh: - Drink water: One of the simplest methods... Read more »