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 »

Dental X-rays Can Reveal a Coming Cavity Calamity

Even the most eagle-eyed dentist cannot see to diagnose what is deep inside the tooth or gum tissue. Visual examinations can only do so much. That is why it is good that we live in an age where technology allows us to see through surfaces via X-ray photos. In this... Read more »

The Difference Between an Inlay, Onlay and Regular Fillings

When decay has damaged a tooth, removal of the infected tissue is required. Replacement material is used to "fill" the area taken out. Where the damage is minor, a filling made of gold, porcelain, silver amalgam (which consists of mercury mixed with silver, tin, zinc, and copper), or materials called... Read more »

Oral Education: Important Parts of the Mouth

You have 32 permanent teeth as an adult, including the wisdom teeth which you may or may not have removed. They each have different functions depending on their placement within the mouth, but each has the same internal structure: Crown: The crown is all of the tooth that you can... Read more »

Oral Education: Your Teeth Types

There are many interesting structures in your mouth—all of which have something to do with your overall health. While we do not yet fully understand the depth of the impact, it is clear that oral health affects body health and vice versa. There are many studies currently underway to make... Read more »