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 »

Why Are Mouth Guards Recommended?

Physical activity is a great way to improve your overall health, and many patients find it to be very fun in general. In fact, contact sports are a very popular recreational activity. If you are involved in an active and healthy pastime, we encourage you to wear an athletic mouth... Read more »

Could You Benefit From a Night Guard?

Do you get facial discomfort in the mornings, particularly around your jaw? Does it feel like some of your teeth are sensitive or loose? You might be clenching your jaw muscles for long periods of time, a condition known as bruxism. Many people experience this at some point and it... Read more »

Diabetes and Your Smile

Are you suffering from diabetes? If so, you are not alone, as roughly 30 million Americans suffer from the disease. In all, this is roughly 10% of the population. Diabetes has been shown to damage your oral health as well as your overall health, which is why is is so... Read more »

Pregnancy: It Can Affect Your Gums

If you have discovered that you’re pregnant, you are likely anticipating a lot of changes in your life. You probably know some of the changes that your body will undergo, but were you aware that pregnancy can also affect your dental health? As your hormone levels change, your chances may... Read more »

Don’t Skip Your Dental Cleanings

Getting your teeth examined and cleaned means taking steps to prevent significant health problems, such as heart disease, gum disease, stroke, and oral cancer. Great job! Proper daily hygiene habits--brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes and flossing once a day for two to three minutes--are important for... Read more »