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 »

When Thumbsucking Is Not a Harmless Habit

If you your child’ has a habit of sucking their thumb, you are welcome to speak with our team at about whether this is a cause for concern. Many children go through a phase of thumbsucking when young, with no issues. We can offer guidance on when to intervene with a thumbsucking habit that can… Read more »

Educate Yourself About Tooth Decay

Your best smile is possible if you’re willing to maintain effective oral health care in the face of key oral health risks that may be present. Tooth decay is one of the most common forms of dental damage, so it is important to always have effective prevention and treatment plans in place should tooth decay… Read more »

Routine Dental Checkup: What to Expect

It may have been awhile since you’ve seen the dentist. If that has anything to do with anxiety or fear of the dentist, this short introduction to a typical dental checkup should put you at ease. After being greeted by our smiling receptionist, the next person you’ll meet will be either the hygienist or CDA… Read more »

Do You Need to See the Dentist?

If you develop a sudden and painful throbbing in a tooth or have a tooth that is lost or broken due to a fall or accident, then of course you will want to visit the dentist for treatment as soon as possible. However, we hope that a dental emergency is not the only time that… Read more »