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 »

Is There a Link Between Alzheimer’s and Gum Disease?

Do you frequently seem to have red, swollen, tender or bleeding gums? If so, you might want to consider getting it looked at and treated as soon as possible. Recent studies are suggesting that there could be a correlation between chronic periodontal disease in your early life and developing Alzheimer’s... Read more »

Don’t Fear the Root Canal!

Root canals have gotten a bad reputation over the years. No one wants to hear that they need a root canal. Even the words conjure up visions of hours in the dental chair and great pain. However, with the advances in modern dentistry, root canals can be used to save... Read more »

Benefit from the Replacement Powers of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a tooth replacement option for patients who need to fill gaps in their smiles left by missing teeth. This dental restoration directly fuses with the jawbone to provide a strong bond that can last a lifetime, just like your natural teeth. The fear of loose artificial teeth... Read more »

Symptoms of a Dental Abscess Call for Professional Treatment

If you sometimes miss one of your regularly scheduled dental checkups, a small cavity can go undetected and undiagnosed. In time the bacterial presence associated with untreated tooth decay can start to invade the deep into the sensitive core of the tooth. As this starts to happen the patient may... Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Gum Disease Symptoms and Risk Factors

Are you aware of common signs and symptoms of gum disease and how to properly identify it? Several signs and symptoms often let you know that you are suffering from periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, because infections arise within your gum tissues, which will need to be treated... Read more »