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 offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... 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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Dry Mouth: Causes & Remedies

Do you wake up with a dry mouth? Does your mouth frequently feel sticky during the day? If so, you might be suffering from a condition known as xerostomia, commonly known as dry mouth. It may be important to understand the causes of your dry mouth because saliva can play several key functions in your oral health. It can help... read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Rinse Your Mouth

Do you ever wonder why our dentist strongly encourages you to rinse your mouth daily? If so, our dental team is happy to help you understand why! Rinsing can benefit you, your smile and your oral health in many ways. In fact, rinsing with mouthwash can: -Help you prevent cavities: If you use fluoride mouthwash, the natural mineral dives into... read more »

Gums That Bleed Easily May Be a Sign of Gum Disease

Maintaining a consistently healthy mouth goes beyond simple cavity prevention. It also includes maintaining healthy gums as well as other oral tissues. Performing an effective oral hygiene routine each day calls for brushing your teeth each morning and evening, as well as making sure to thoroughly floss at least once each day. When bacterial deposits like plaque and residual food... read more »

A Partial Denture Can Replicate Multiple Teeth Lost to Cavities

Individuals who struggle with dental phobia and pronounced dental anxiety are sometimes reticent to attend their regularly scheduled dental checkups. These people frequently experience long-term problems with gum disease and tooth loss related to untreated cavities. If you have lost multiple teeth in one area of your mouth, your hampered oral function can limit your ability to efficiently chew food... read more »

Learning More About Dental Floss

It is crucial that you always make sure that you are taking the time to floss between your teeth correctly. If for any reason you are going too fast and skipping areas between teeth, you will be at a heightened risk of dental damage. This is because even if one tooth is routinely missed, the plaque buildup between the teeth... read more »