What Are My Options for Missing Teeth?

Whether resulting from tooth decay, gum disease, a mouth injury, or certain hereditary conditions, missing teeth can be a detriment to your oral health and self-esteem. Luckily, many treatment options are available for missing teeth. We can help you select the right option to restore your full, beautiful smile.  Treatment options for missing teeth include:… Read more »

Do I Really Need an Exam?

If you’re thinking about skipping that twice-annual exam with your dentist, you should probably think twice. Receiving a dental exam and cleaning every six months is an important practice for maintaining your oral health. In your dental exam, your dentist will: Check for Cavities, Gum Disease, and Tooth Decay  When you have a dental exam,… Read more »

How We Keep You Safe During Your Dental Appointment

Especially in these times, it is natural to want to know how we will keep you healthy and safe while in our care. Even when we are not in the middle of a pandemic, there is always a risk for different types of infection when you are in a clinical setting. Because we care about… Read more »

Why Our New 3D Dental CT Scanner Trumps Traditional Dental X-Rays

One of the worst things about becoming a new patient at a dental office is getting new dental x-rays. If you’ve finally sought out a new dentist, you are probably experiencing some type of dental discomfort already. The more someone pokes around trying to get decent x-rays, the more uncomfortable you will be. But with… Read more »

Prepare for the Holidays with a Dental Exam and Cleaning

One of the best times of year to get dental treatment is before the holidays. Getting your teeth cleaned (and perhaps whitened) so that you can look your best in holiday photos is a natural part of preparing for guests of several days or weeks. It is also a great time of year to get… Read more »

Why You Should Ditch Home Teeth Whitening and Schedule an Appointment

Have you been thinking about whitening your own teeth? There are a lot of teeth whitening products on the market, with most of them available at a store in your hometown. So why should you even consider more expensive professional whitening? There are a lot of reasons you should ditch those home kits and see… Read more »

How Dental Implants Make Dentures More Comfortable and Convenient

Chances are your dentist didn’t tell you much when you got your dentures. They might have told you what foods to avoid so that the denture plate won’t break, like hard nuts or brittle foods and candies. They might have told you how to care for your dentures, but they probably didn’t explain what you… Read more »

Signs You Need a Dental Appliance Adjustment or Replacement

Did you know that your dental appliance was never meant to be permanent? Most dentists won’t tell you when you get your dentures that you may have to get them again in the future. Whether or not you need to replace your partial or full dentures depends on when they were made and how old… Read more »

Coronavirus Safety: When to Make or Postpone a Dental Appointment

Many people are concerned about the pandemic and their risk of infection. Especially if you already have chronic health problems or a compromised immune system, you need to stay home as much as possible. But you also have to take care of your health, and that includes dental care. While there are some instances in… Read more »

What to Do About a Cavity

Did you suddenly notice a sharp pain while chewing or drinking? You might have a cavity. The treatment you need depends on the severity of the decay, but you will definitely need to see a dentist. In the meantime, there are some things you can do to make yourself more comfortable and prevent the problem… Read more »