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 Cosmetic Tooth Bonding

Cosmetic bonding is the process of adhering composite resin to damaged teeth and can be used for a variety of reasons. It is a great tool to help you get that perfect smile you’ve always wanted and may be just the right procedure for you. Dr. , our , knows that bonding can be a… Read more »

Some Flossing Techniques

Flossing can seem like a simple task. However, there are some techniques that can help you floss better. Learning these techniques can help you keep your teeth and gums cleaner and healthier. – You may need about 18 inches of floss in order to perform the task. This amount can help you keep plaque out,… Read more »

The Benefits to Be Had From TMJ Disorder Prevention and Treatments

Are you aware of the importance of your temporomandibular joints? A temporomandibular joint, also known as a TMJ, is a joint within your jaw that consists of connective tissues, muscles, ligaments and several mechanisms to ensure the ball and socket joint provides care for your mouth and the ability to open and fully close it… Read more »

Taking Tartar Off of Your Teeth is Tough

You bet it is! Have you ever seen a dental hygienist work on a patient? Intense laser focus. Sweat beading up on the forehead. Elbows in the air as they maneuver their specialized dental instruments in impossible positions. Gingerly switching from scaler to curette with the practiced ease of a stage magician doing sleight of… Read more »

A Dental Porcelain Dental Crown Fused to a Metal Core

A dentist like Dr. will often recommend a dental crown restoration to treat a tooth that suffers from a large cavity, significant fracture or other tooth enamel defect. This is also a possible option for addressing an unappealing tooth that appears when you smile. Porcelain dental crowns are created in a state of the art… Read more »