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... 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... 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 »

The Risks of DIY Teeth Whitening

There are a variety of DIY teeth whitening treatments out there, many of which are even trending on social media. The jury is out of the effectiveness of many of these, because they may work for some and not for others. Before you try a DIY method of your own,... Read more »

Knocked-Out Teeth Can Be Saved

If you have a tooth get knocked out of its socket, you can rest easy to know that there is still hope for it. Our dentist may be able to set it in and have it reattach. In the meantime, you can help increase its odds of survival by doing... Read more »

Getting a Mouthguard

If you ever watch professional sports, you’ve seen athletes playing with their mouthguards. But when do you need to get yourself a mouthguard? Is there ever a situation you’d need one? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, and the risk presented to your teeth. Let’s take a few moments... Read more »

Conceal a Chipped Tooth with Dental Bonding

Nobody has a “perfect” smile naturally. In fact, some say that really beautiful smiles are made that way because of minor flaws. Still, if you have the opportunity to cover over some unsightly issues, like a chipped, discolored, or misshapen tooth, there is no harm in that--especially if it is... Read more »