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 oral hygiene efforts by taking... 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 offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... 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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Smile Marvels: Orthodontics

Have you ever heard of a specialized field of dentistry known as orthodontics? To ensure your smile receives the care it deserves, seek out ways to improve your oral health and eliminate risks associated with teeth that are out of alignment. If for any reason you have teeth that are not straightened and are suffering from bad bites, our team... read more »

Can I Avoid Oral Cancer?

Perhaps the most unpleasant thing about any cancer is the fact that you really have almost no control over whether or not you’ll get it. With other health problems, you can usually do a lot to stay away from them. However, oral cancer is one of the few cancers that has a short list of risk factors - and factors... read more »

Plan for Your Smile With Gingivitis Treatments

Building a better smile includes always taking the necessary steps to limit the effects of gingivitis on your oral health. If you're unaware of what gingivitis is, it is an early stage of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. Gum disease arises when there are infections in your gums within your mouth. There are numerous causes of gum disease... read more »

Super Smiles: Cold and Flu Season

If you find yourself suffering from a cold or the flu, you may be putting your smile in harm’s way of several oral health risks. If you are sick, make sure you are continuing to clean your mouth and teeth. Oftentimes, you may begin to neglect your oral health care when you are sick, which is a bad idea because... read more »