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 »

Interproximal Brushes Can Help Clean Hard to Reach Places Around Braces Hardware

Misaligned teeth can cause your teenager to feel self-conscious about their smile’s appearance. Without effective correction even seemingly minor deviations in their bite pattern could also leave your child susceptible to further dental problems later in life. The first step in providing them with a more attractive smile, and a better functioning mouth is to… Read more »

Preserve Your Smile With a Dental Crown

Your smile can be protected thanks to a dental crown. In fact, they have been used in dentistry for smile restoration needs for many years. In a nutshell, dental crowns are prosthetic covers that can be used to cover or cap an existing tooth or complete a dental implant restoration. Our doctor, Dr. Raymond R…. Read more »

The Connection Between Diabetes and Your Dental Health

Diabetes has become a national epidemic with over 29 million American citizens suffering from the disease according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Another 86 million have prediabetes, meaning their blood sugar is higher than normal. Many people do not realize that diabetes is very closely linked to your oral health and… Read more »

Your Diet and Your Teeth

To build a better dental profile, you need to make sure to focus on your diet and your oral hygiene routines to limit the plaque buildup in your mouth and to ensure that your mouth continues to stay clean and free of food debris. However, if you are continually eating unhealthy foods, you’re putting additional… Read more »

The Facts of Flossing

Dental floss, as we know it has been around since the early 1800’s. But there is evidence that prehistoric people may have used horsehair and twigs to clean between their teeth. But despite the fact that flossing has practically been around since the dawn of man, many people don’t know how to floss correctly. The… Read more »