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 »

Dentistry and Other Topical Issues

Tooth Decay and How to Avoid It. The Chemistry Behind It All. (Keeping the Evil Spirits Away) Background: The plaque in your mouth is full of millions of bacteria. When you eat, the bacteria eat. The bacteria eat the same thing you eat and at the same time. Some hours... 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 »

Some Simple Things Can Help You Maintain an Effective Oral Hygiene Routine

With practice and consistency, your daily oral hygiene routine should release most of the plaque and residual food matter from your teeth and gumline. The process involves carefully brushing your teeth twice each day with a toothpaste approved by the American Dental Association and a soft-bristled toothbrush. Remembering to floss... Read more »

Do Energy Drinks Damage My Teeth?

Have you noticed how energy drinks have taken over for soft-drinks? Energy drinks are now offered in restaurants, take up major space in the convenience store fridge, and have their own aisle in the grocery store. While dentists everywhere cheer to see that sugary soda drinking is becoming less and... Read more »

Whitening 101

It’s natural to want a beautiful, sparkling smile. A great smile leads to great confidence, and that in turn can spill over to success in both your professional and personal life. The problem is that keeping a smile brilliantly white isn’t that easy. In fact, it’s one of the more... Read more »