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 »

Understanding Tooth Hazards

Several tooth hazards exist in our society to put your smile in harm’s way. Due to the various risks associated with tooth hazards, always establish a treatment plan to help lower the risks that could damage your smile. The more you do to help keep your smile out of reach of potential oral accidents and… Read more »

Clean Invisalign® Aligners Are Clearer

The reason you got those clear Invisalign® aligners were so that people wouldn’t see you with a mouthful of metal, right? So, it is important to keep them invisible by cleaning them in the proper way. Here are a few tips to make that happen. If you’re not giving them a deep clean, run out… Read more »

Tips For New Denture Wearers

The process of adjusting to dentures is a significant life change for patients, and a multitude of concerns and questions about wearing dentures is common, especially when it comes to the anticipated level of comfort and chewing ability. We are happy to take the time to address any questions that are troubling you about dentures…. Read more »

The Relationship Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Research shows a one-to-one relation between diabetes and gum disease (aka periodontitis). Constant high blood glucose in a weakened immune system permits bacterial germs in the mouth to flourish. Sugar is already a destructive enemy of your teeth. So, being diabetic puts you in even more risk. If you have diabetes, it is urgently important… Read more »

Durable Materials Are Used to Create a Dental Crown

A dental crown restoration is often called for to treat a tooth that has been significantly compromised by a large cavity, dental attrition, or a large dental fracture. This mode of treatment is designed to fully replace the original tooth enamel layer with an alternate material. The material that Dr. advocates for the dental crown… Read more »