Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get teeth whitening treatment? There’s no better time than the New Year! In 2019, you are setting all kinds of new goals, and one goal you can shoot for is a whiter and brighter smile. Teeth whitening lightens teeth, helping remove discoloration and stains that have... Read more »

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... 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... 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 »

Increased Fluoride Can Help With Tooth Enamel Erosion

The dense microscopic mineral crystals that make up your tooth enamel provide your teeth with the hardness to bite and chew food. Tooth enamel also helps to protect the sensitive dentin, pulp and root structures of your teeth from exposure to the outside world and possible complications caused by the natural bacteria living in your… Read more »

A Severely Damaged Tooth Might Be Replaced With a Dental Bridge

Athletic injuries and accidental falls in the home can sometimes significant dental trauma. In some of these instances a single tooth is impacted with enough force to shatter it near the gumline or disassociate the root from the periodontal socket. In many of these cases the gum tissues and tooth are too badly damaged to… Read more »

The Do’s and Don’ts of Toothbrush Sanitization

Your toothbrush can be the dwelling place of billions of germs. Keep it from clinging to bacteria by following the steps below. – Get a new toothbrush every three to four months, or sooner if the bristles become so frazzled that they aren’t doing the job. If you’ve been sick, swap in a new one… Read more »