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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 »

Freeze the Clock on Your Aging Smile During Cold and Flu Season

Are you aware of risks associated with illnesses such as a cold or the flu? Typically, illnesses put you at further risk of various forms of dental damage because it can help more brittle. However, just because you are ill, it does not mean you need to stop caring for your oral health and only… Read more »

Oral Health Care Opportunities: Dentures

Providing your oral health care the necessary treatments and procedures is essential to ensure that your smile can continue to thrive throughout your life. In situations where you need teeth extracted or have already lost a tooth, it will need to be replaced to keep your smile in working condition. If you fail to replace… Read more »

Flossing Once a Day Helps You Preserve Healthy Gums

There are several important factors that contribute to maintaining good oral health. A consistent oral hygiene routine which includes brushing your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste helps remove plaque and residual food particles from the surfaces of your teeth. You also need to remember to floss between each of… Read more »

A Patient Missing a Single Tooth Might Be a Good Candidate for a Dental Crown Restoration

The void left by a missing tooth can do more than leave you with an unattractive smile. It could also impair your ability to bite off pieces of tough food and obscure your speech. Even if you learn to live with the impaired oral function the structural change could start to affect the alignment of… Read more »

Tooth Hazard Risk Assessments

Your best smile often includes many parts that you may not always think of. One of the most important aspects of keeping your teeth safe includes being aware of tooth hazard risks that may be present in your life, which can include bad habits that you have or issues with products you consume or use…. Read more »