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 and cleanings supports your daily... 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 the benefits they have to... 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,... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

What Is a Zirconia Dental Crown?

If you have a tooth that has sustained a significant amount of decay or damage, you may need to have a dental crown to restore its health and function. If the tooth in question is one of your back molars, we might recommend that you get a zirconia crown. This relatively new restoration may be… Read more »

A Dental Crown Restoration Can Often Address a Misshapen Tooth

Sometimes genetics and oral development issues can affect the shape of an emerging tooth’s enamel layer. When the misshapen permanent tooth erupts from the gums it can lead to a series of potential complications. Not only can the affected tooth leave your child with an unappealing smile, it can also affect their ability to bite… Read more »

Are Clear Aligners Superior to Traditional Braces?

It seems like traditional braces have been the primary way to straighten teeth since the dawn of time. The bracket and wire approach has been time-tested and true. They do a great job, and are still the most effective way to align teeth in difficult cases. That is why they are still in use today…. Read more »

Dentistry FAQs: Toothbrushing Techniques

How do you rank your oral health care in regard to the oral hygiene treatments you use to keep your smile clean? If you fail to brush your teeth at least twice daily, you could already be setting yourself up for several health risks. Although simply brushing your teeth as fast as possible or not… Read more »