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 »

Simple Tips for Dental Health: Dental Bonding

Are you familiar with the effects of dental bonding and what it can do to improve your smile? Dental bonding provides several benefits for your smile because they can last up to a decade before a repair or replacement may be needed. Through the use of a dental bond, highly durable materials such as resin or… Read more »

A Damaged Dental Veneer Needs to be Treated

Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry solution for improving the appearance of unattractive teeth. They are typically created from dental porcelain or a special composite resin that mimics the appearance of naturally white tooth enamel. It’s important to remember that the biting edge of a dental veneer is not always as hard as natural… Read more »

When Is the Right Time for Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are very thin layers of plastic that are effective at protecting your molars and premolars from tooth decay. Our dentists, Dr. Dwight Price and Dr. Joseph Bauscher can apply the sealants to your teeth in one painless visit. Sealants can protect the ridges and grooves in your back teeth, also known as cusps…. Read more »

Oral Health Associations With Other Disease

Your dentist is an expert in general dentistry. Oral health issues that deal with dental decay and gum disease are covered by the advanced training and study that your dentist has received. There are specialties within dentistry that get even more training for specific oral concerns, but when there is an overlapping serious disease that… Read more »

Forceful Toothbrushing is Damaging

As an impressionable youth, you always did what your parents told you. After all, they know everything, right? So, when you were told to brush your teeth properly or you would get cavities, you did it. You might’ve even done it with a passion–a little too vigorously. Some of us even carried that detrimental thinking… Read more »