Tips to Help You Take Care of Your Partial Denture

A like Dr. will often recommend a partial denture to help replace multiple missing teeth. This removable abbreviated version of a complete denture will closely mimic your original teeth and underlying gums. Even though the dental appliance will not be susceptible to tooth decay, it will still need some basic oral hygiene measures. This will… Read more »

How Does My Body Fight Cavities?

Cavities are holes in the outer layer of your tooth, called enamel. In order to understand how your body defends against cavities, you need to know how cavities start in the first place. Long story short, these holes form primarily due to acid erosion. There are bacteria that live in your mouth. They coalesce to… Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Pediatric Dentistry

No child should go without oral health care. Because a child’s oral health can play a serious role in their future oral health, including the continued development of their adult teeth, it is essential that they receive the treatments necessary to keep their smile safe. To help with this, our dentist is skilled in meeting the… Read more »

Dental Sealant Effectiveness

What do you know about oral sealants? We put together this post for you to help you learn about dental sealants and what they can do for you. If you would like to receive oral sealants after reading this post, please contact us at to set up your next appointment. If you have struggled with… Read more »

Oral Cancer Exams

Oral cancer is not something to take lightly. Though it is not something often talked about in media, oral cancer can be very dangerous, especially if unaddressed. This is why we offer basic oral cancer screenings during your biannual appointments. Oral cancer can start anywhere in the mouth, including the lips, cheeks, teeth, gums, tongue,… Read more »

Drinking Water and Your Smile

Don’t forget to drink water! If you get dehydrated, your entire body is affected. It can reduce brain function, physical capacity, and energy levels. These negative effects can show up even if you’ve lost as little as 1-3% of body liquid. This can easily happen during daily activities, to say nothing of exercise or hot… Read more »

A Tooth Can Be Restored With a Dental Filling

  If you aren’t consistent with your daily oral hygiene routine, or if you put off your routine dental checkups or recommended treatment with Dr. , a cavity could develop on one of your teeth. Early symptoms often include discomfort when chewing, tooth sensitivity, or a noticeable change in texture. If you have a cavity,… Read more »

Oral Health and Pregnancy FAQ

  If you’re pregnant, you likely already recognize what a hectic time of your life pregnancy can be. You may have thought that you’d spend this period primarily resting, but many women find that between visits to the doctor’s office and the hospital and time spent baby-proofing the house, there seems to be too little… Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Dental Erosion Treatments

Do you frequently find yourself suffering from dental erosion? Dental erosion is an oral health condition that results from the breakdown of your tooth enamel. Typically, dental erosion is caused by harmful acids in your mouth brought on by the foods and drinks you consume. To help protect your mouth, improve your diet and eliminate… Read more »

Signs of Bruxism

Are you stressed? Don’t “keep a stiff upper lip”- at least not literally. You may end up grinding your teeth! You may have heard the medical term for teeth grinding; it’s called bruxism. This condition is by nature unconscious, usually occurring during sleep. Stress can be a significant factor, but there are other contributing issues… Read more »