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 »

Periodontics

If you’ve ever had any issues with your oral health that affected your gums, or other supporting structures in your teeth, then you’ve likely undergone some form of periodontic treatment. If not, then that means you’re doing well with your oral health. However, it’s important to know about periodontics. Knowing more about this branch of… Read more »

Dental Detective: What Exactly is in Toothpaste?

There are many toothpaste brands and types on the market today, some of which make claims to reduce sensitivity, remove tartar, decrease gum inflammation, and whiten teeth. But, what exactly is in toothpaste that makes it clean our teeth? –Abrasives are used to scrub off stains. For this you need a substance with a slight… Read more »

What to Know About Dentures

When you need teeth replaced, you’re likely going to start doing some homework to see what your options are. Everyone here at in , , highly recommends that all patients do their own homework. The more you know about your options, the better choice you’ll be able to make. One of the more popular options… Read more »

Gum Disease May Require Scaling and Root Planing

Have you heard of scaling and root planing as a process to prevent gum disease? During the course of a routine dental visit, you can expect a teeth cleaning that cleans plaque from your gum line. This is done to help prevent gum disease, which is a gum inflammation that develops when tartar and bacterial… Read more »