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 »

Can the Color of Your Tongue Mean Something?

You’ve probably seen them on social media, or you might have a picture of a musician playing the guitar with his or her tongue hanging out. Pictures of this nature have become increasingly popular, and if a baby or young child is nearby, it may be almost impossible not to... Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration May Be Needed to Treat a Tooth With a Large Cavity

If you put off your routine dental checkup, a small cavity on a tooth can go undetected. As time goes on the untreated area of tooth decay can start to spread. Sometimes the affected tooth can also suffer a significant fracture. If you have noticed a problem with one of... Read more »

Educate Yourself About Tooth Brushing Care

The care that you give your toothbrush along with any other cleaning utensils that you may use is essential. If you are failing to care for your toothbrush properly, it will not be able to clean out your mouth effectively. Not only do you need to employ effective contamination prevention... Read more »

Additional Information About Thumb Sucking

To help properly treat thumb sucking, it is important to discourage it anytime it is found. If you notice that your child is constantly sucking their thumb, you should help provide them treatment, so it can be eliminated as soon as possible. If your child continues to suck their thumb,... Read more »

What Happens in a Dental Exam?

How long has it been since you’ve gone to the dentist? Come on now, be honest with yourself. Could you be delaying making an appointment because you don’t know what to expect and it makes you nervous? Today we would like to help put you at ease by explaining what... Read more »