Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily… Read more »

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 the benefits they have to… 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 fighting cancer or dental problems,… 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 the bone from the missing… 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. However, because it doesn’t have… 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 might also take into account… Read more »

Treating Tooth Impaction for a Healthier Smile

Have you experienced the eruption of a tooth in the wrong spot? While this unfortunate occurrence is not uncommon, impacted teeth require treatment because they can affect your whole mouth. The definition of an impacted tooth is one that fails to erupt through the gums, remaining trapped within the gum tissue. This can lead to… Read more »

Visit Your Dentist Regularly

Do you visit your dentist regularly? If so, great job! Your dental visit is essential to your oral health care, and if you skip it regularly, you are putting your oral health in danger. There are many reasons why dental visits are essential to your smile. Our dentist, Dr. Vivian Hudson, encourages you to get… Read more »

Practical Oral Health Care: Chewing Gum

Are you familiar with the benefits chewing gum can provide? Chewing gum is an extremely popular nonabrasive cleaning tool when used after eating. The reason that chewing gum is so helpful is that it is both a fun activity for children and can prove to be helpful for removing several health risks that are often… Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Damage

Preparing your smile for optimum oral health includes having an effective oral hygiene routine in place as well as minimizing the dental damage risks that can occur. Several risk factors in your life could be putting your smile at an increased risk of oral accidents or injuries. To help minimize these risks, and in some… Read more »