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... 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... 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 »

Mouth Jewelry Can Harm Your Oral Health

Did you know, mouth jewelry can harm your oral health and cause permanent damage? Yes, it’s true! Your tongue is an integral part of your body and helps you talk and eat each day. If it becomes damaged, your tongue could suffer severe damage. Our , Dr. , cares about your smile. That is why,… Read more »

The 101 on an Abscessed Tooth

You may have heard that a root canal is the most uncomfortable dental procedure you can have performed. While that may be true for some, it’s widely agreed that an abscessed tooth causes more pain than a root canal. Many people, though, don’t know what an abscessed tooth is, how to stop one, or even… Read more »

A New Area of Tooth Decay Can Develop Around a Distressed Dental Filling

Over the years poor oral hygiene habits and the passing of time can combine to weaken the once strong relationship between one of your dental fillings and the adjacent tooth enamel. As the problem progresses the natural bacteria living in your mouth could gradually gain access the seam of the dental filling. In time it… Read more »

Knowledge Foundation: Chewing Gum

One of the benefits that sugarless chewing gum can provide for your smile is that it helps protect your teeth with an additional cleaning tool that is both safe and nonabrasive. Furthermore, sugarless chewing gum is effective at any age and can help add an additional layer of protection to your health care. If you… Read more »