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 »

How Bruxism and Stress Can Affect TMD

It’s important to recognize the common symptoms of TMJ disorder, which include pain around the ears, frequent jaw pain and tenderness, a jaw that locks open or closed and difficulty chewing as a result. TMJ disorder, also called TMD, has been linked to other health conditions, such as bruxism and... Read more »

A Basic Rundown of Tooth Restorations

If you have issues with your oral health care and you're looking to restore your smile, speak with our dentist about your various treatment options. Through the use of a highly reliable tooth restoration treatment, you can dramatically improve the look of your smile and its overall health. In situations... Read more »

Interdental Cleaning: Choose Your Weapon

You may faithfully brush your teeth every day, twice a day for two minutes at a time, which is great! But if you forget to floss, you are leaving about 35 percent of the surfaces if your teeth uncleaned. Plaque and cavities can develop between your teeth just as they... Read more »

The Basics: Dental Damage

Are you making sure you take care of your smile every day, including not only cleaning your teeth and gums but also making sure that you lower your risk of dental damage? Dental damage in the form of physical trauma is often caused due to oral accidents and injuries. Although... Read more »