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 Trouble With Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Do you or a loved one snore? If so, are you aware that snoring could cause many serious conditions to their health? Yes, it’s true! There are many forms of sleep apnea, but the most common type is called obstructive sleep apnea, which if identified needs to be treated and addressed for quality sleep and… Read more »

The Rewards of Flossing

If you floss regularly, you are giving your smile the reward of positive oral health. Flossing can be a critical step in keeping your smile healthy and repelling the effects of cavities and gum disease. Flossing is a great way to clean your teeth where your toothbrush can not reach. That is why flossing is… Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Although it’s often easier said than done, a healthy mouth depends on being plaque free. In order to keep your mouth free of plaque, you should always make sure you are taking the time to clean it when necessary, which includes having a daily routine in place including cleaning your teeth and gums after meals…. Read more »

A Dental Guard Can Help Address Chronic Night Grinding Problems

Sometimes unaddressed chronic stress can cause you to unconsciously clench their jaw and grind your teeth while sleeping. While it might very serious at first the chronic condition of bruxism can eventually lead to problems with your temporomandibular joints. It can also put you at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. This could come… Read more »

Toothbrushes: A History

Have you ever wondered how our beloved toothbrush came to be? Our dentist and team are happy to briefly go over the history of the toothbrush with you. The Ancient Toothbrush People have been making tools to clean their teeth since ancient times. Around 3500 to 3000 BC, the Egyptians and Babylonians used a twig… Read more »