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 »

Oral Hygiene: Why You Should Floss

Our dentist, Dr. Cindy Wassif, strongly encourages you to floss daily. As you floss, it’s important to use the proper tools that can effectively clean between your teeth and along the gums as well as avoid injuring your oral tissues. Do you ever wonder why you need to floss? If so, our dental team is… Read more »

Oral Health Surprises: Tooth Brushing Care

Improving your smile includes being aware of all aspects of your oral health that may need work. If for any reason you are struggling with your toothbrushing techniques, you may need to alter your habits so that you can effectively make sure that your toothbrush care is working accordingly. By brushing your teeth at least… Read more »

Tools Used for Professional Dental Cleanings

Keeping your mouth clean and healthy may start with good oral hygiene habits such as brushing and flossing. However, professional dental cleanings and exams are important and recommended at least twice a year. The tools used during your cleanings are listed and explained below. Mirrors One of the most important tools used is a dental… Read more »

What Can Dental Bridges Do?

Have you heard about dental bridges? They are artificial teeth that replace real ones when they decide to move to a new location, which is not in your mouth. Usually, bridges use surrounding teeth for support, so they can stay in place. A dental bridge can offer benefits other than just replacing a tooth. They… Read more »

The Effects of Plaque and Tartar Buildup

It’s important to be concerned about any buildup of plaque and tartar on your teeth, and we highly encourage you to beware of these harmful substances. They are often the cause of a variety of unwanted oral health problems that can plague and weaken your smile. We encourage you to practice effective dental care to… Read more »