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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

The Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Have you noticed anything odd happening with your oral health lately? Do you know what the warning signs of oral cancer are? Oral cancer is a serious condition and can happen to anyone, not just those who smoke or drink alcohol. Our dentist, Dr. Kevin Scott, is happy to help... Read more »

Choosing Good Toothpaste.

Did you know that the toothpaste you use can have a huge impact on your oral health? Obviously, any toothpaste is good for you (except the ones with sugar to sweeten them) and your teeth. If you use the right toothpaste, though, you’ll see a big jump in the quality... Read more »

Dental Cysts Are Sometimes Benign

An emergent tooth or other factors that distressed the periodontal tissues can sometimes lead to a localized build-up of fluid in the gums. Also known as a dental cyst, they can cause discomfort and other potential complications. Most dental cysts cause swelling at the gumline, or irritation near a tooth.... Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Dental Sealants

One of the most highly effective restoration treatment options to protect your teeth is through the use of dental sealants. Dental sealant restoration treatments are designed to be painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth such as the premolars and molars. With reliable dental sealants in place, you are much... Read more »

Oral Health Outlines: Bruxism

Are you doing enough to keep your teeth and gums safe from the oral health risks associated with bruxism? Because bruxism is a condition in which you unconsciously grind and gnash your teeth, it can often be difficult to detect because it takes place without you being aware of it.... Read more »