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 »

Smile Takeovers: Dental Crowns

Are you familiar with the risks associated with dental damage and why it is important to repair them? If you fail to properly repair a damaged tooth with a dental crown, you may find yourself suffering from further damage down the road. Not only can dental crowns keep a tooth... Read more »

Aspects About Dentures You May Not Have Considered

Dentures replace teeth, whether only a few are missing or a full set is needed. Replacing teeth with a denture can be more beneficial than most people may know, because missing teeth can have surprising effects on us. You may have guessed that our ability to eat can get somewhat... Read more »

Getting Oral Cancer from Smoking

At this point, everyone in the world knows that smoking is incredibly bad for your health. The obvious issues - lung problems and a shorter lifespan - should be enough to stop most everyone from smoking. Smoking does more than that, though. One of the aspects of smoking that’s often... Read more »

All About the Facts of Teeth

Would you like a strong and healthy smile? If so, you need to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, that’s a difficult thing to do if you don’t know much about your teeth. Well, our dentist, Dr. Catalina Phan, is happy to tell you all about your chompers so... Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Might Help with Cavity Prevention

Cavities are often the result of chronic plaque acids caused by poor oral hygiene or an untreated oral health condition. When food particles and plaque deposits aren’t removed from your mouth by your daily brushing and flossing efforts an acidic environment can develop. This can be exacerbated by chronic dry... Read more »