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 »

Oral Health Care Opportunities: Aging and Dental Health

When the time comes to improve your oral health care, will you be ready? Only by establishing effecting will oral health care routines as you age can you make sure that your teeth will remain strong to stand the test of time. Naturally, your teeth and gums will weaken and deteriorate as you age, so it is important to establish... read more »

Caring for your Gums

We spend so much time looking at care for teeth that it’s easy to forget how important it is to care for your gums. Without those, it’d be impossible for teeth to remain strong and effective throughout our life. This is why you need to put so much time and energy into caring for your gums. If you don’t you... read more »

Common Questions About Veneers

What are veneers? Veneers are thin, custom-made, shells that are attached to the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. These tooth-colored restorations are made from composite resin or porcelain. In most cases, veneers are irreversible because the front of the teeth are shaped to allow room for the veneers. When are veneers used? Veneers are used to cover... read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Anxiety

When correcting your oral health, do you ever think about any concerns or issues that may inhibit proper oral health care? If you are not visiting your dentist enough, you could be putting your mouth at several oral health risks due to a lack of examinations. To ensure that you receive your professional cleanings and oral examinations as you need... read more »