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 »

Some DIY Teeth Whitening Methods and Their Risks

Did you know that many DIY teeth whitening methods may be effective when it comes to giving you a whiter and brighter smile, but could actually have an adverse effect on your oral health? It's true! Many of the commonly used DIY whitening methods such as activated charcoal, baking soda/hydrogen... Read more »

Some Tips for Careful Brushing

Brushing seems simple enough, but many of us can take a little more care when we do it. There are many tips and guidelines that can help, but right now we have two that we would like to share with you. Don’t Be Too Tough The notion that we are... Read more »

Mouthguards 101

If you ever watch professional sports, you’ve seen athletes playing with their mouthguards. Their need for one is pretty obvious - but is your need for one as visible? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, and the risk presented to your teeth. Not everyone needs a mouthguard, but to... Read more »

A Tongue Stabilizer Can Improve Sleep Apnea and Snoring

Snoring is a problem among American adults and even children, and while it typically is non-threatening, snoring paired with interrupted breathing can be caused by sleep apnea and result in other health complications. To address snoring resulting from sleep apnea, you may need to wear and care for a tongue... Read more »

Enamel Erosion Might Be Mitigated by Fluoride Supplements

Strong and healthy tooth enamel relies on the density of mineral crystals to prevent tooth decay, tooth sensitivity and other dental health problems. Patients who frequently struggle to maintain good oral hygiene habits or who drink an excessive amount of acidic beverages can start to experience problems related to tooth... Read more »