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 »

There Are Varying Levels of Sedation Available for Oral Care Procedures

The human mouth is a complex system of teeth and other oral structures responsible for helping your process the foods you consume, while also playing a critical role in breathing, speaking and your basic sense of taste. When any part of your mouth is compromised by tooth decay, gum disease,... Read more »

Fluoride: Can You Have Too Much?

Fluoride is a mineral found throughout nature. It has been proven to remineralize the enamel on your teeth, and can also neutralize the acids that lead to tooth decay. Fluoride can also strengthen the enamel on children’s teeth before they erupt. How much fluoride is enough? Before their teeth are... Read more »

Could Your Headache Have a Dental Connection?

Do you have a headache every day? For those of you with a persistent, chronic pounding in your temples that just won’t go away, there may be a connection that you haven’t thought of. Headaches are a common problem. Everybody gets them, and they can be caused by a plethora... Read more »

Oral Health Issues: Jaw and Facial Pain

If you are suffering from facial pain, it could be the sign of a deeper underlying condition. Normally chronic jaw and facial pain can include swelling, tenderness, or headaches that may be associated with other issues. If you are suffering from jaw or facial pain, it is important to understand... Read more »

Emergency Care for a Loose Dental Bridge

Following the placement of a dental bridge for a missing tooth, it’s important to provide proper care to keep the dental restoration in good shape. If a dental bridge becomes loose, it should require prompt care in order to prevent further damage to bridge and tooth. We attach the dental... Read more »