How To Achieve Healthy, White Teeth

Having a beautiful smile with healthy, white teeth is a common goal among dental patients. However, over time, the teeth naturally become less white due to food, beverages, smoking, poor oral hygiene, and the natural aging process.  Luckily, there are many steps that you can take to achieve and maintain healthy, white teeth. We’ve compiled… Read more »

Tips on Reducing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is a common oral health concern. It occurs when the structure of the tooth starts to break down, compromising the enamel and dentin layers of the tooth. Unfortunately, tooth decay can lead to complications ranging in severity from pain and swelling to infection and potentially tooth loss. Given these risks, it’s wise for… Read more »

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 »