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 »

The Relationship Between Your Teeth, Gums, and Cold and Flu Season

Rather than waiting to improve your oral health after you have overcome an illness, it is important to continue cleaning your mouth as usual if you end up sick. Cold and flu season can have a detrimental effect on your oral health if you find yourself too weak or unable to clean out your mouth…. Read more »

A Chipped Dental Bridge Needs Timely Treatment

A dental bridge is commonly used to restore a missing tooth. It is constructed from durable materials that rival the strength of natural tooth enamel before it is cemented onto anchoring abutments prepared from the two teeth neighboring the void left by the missing tooth. As strong as your dental bridge is, there are still… Read more »

What to Do If a Dental Crown Falls out or Gets Lost

Dental crowns can be very useful when it comes to protecting a broken or otherwise weakened tooth. However, what should you do if it falls out or gets lost? The dentist can help you either by putting it back on or supplying a replacement. Of course, you can do some things to help yourself while… Read more »

Break Your Bad Teeth Brushing Habits

Brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once every day is a great habit to have. You’re on your way to ideal oral hygiene. You might not be aware, however, that there are some common teeth brushing habits that everyone should break if they want to improve their brushing technique. Dr. and our team… Read more »

The Best Jokes About Dentistry

No one ever said going to the dentist couldn’t be fun. While brushing, flossing, and keeping a healthy mouth is no laughing matter, these jokes are. Share your favorites with us next time you visit . What’s a dentist’s favorite kind of filling? Chocolate. What did the tooth say to the dentist as he was… Read more »