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We understand there are many questions when in comes to proper dental care and overall oral health, so we have included some additional information straight from our dentists.

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Oral Piercing Dangers

Are you considering getting an oral piercing? If so, our dentists encourage you to think twice. Oral piercings can damage your smile in more ways than you might realize. In fact, they can be quite a danger to your teeth and gums. Some dangers of oral piercings...

Content Smiles: Bruxism

When assessing your oral health care, it’s always a good idea to determine if an underlying condition is present while you sleep. Various visual clues may indicate that you are suffering from an oral health ailment at night such as bruxism. Bruxism is a condition in...