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 »

Test Your Bleeding Gums Knowledge Here

It’s important to know all you need to know about bleeding gums. This is because the knowledge can help you take the proper steps in helping and caring for your smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Larry Hemby, encourages you to test your knowledge about bleeding gums (and hopefully learn something... Read more »

Could Something in Your Life Be Causing Gingivitis?

Does it seem like you get gingivitis a lot? There could be factors in your life that can increase your chances of developing gingivitis, which is a kind of periodontal disease. Gingivitis can typically be detected by gums that are red or swollen, could be tender and may bleed easily.... Read more »

Show Yourself A New Smile With Dental Bridges

If you wish to improve your smile in the future, always assess any risk factors that may be present, as well as eliminate any forms of damage that currently exist. Restorations are extremely beneficial for providing you the smile you need. Most importantly, always have a complete smile so if... Read more »

Potential Problems for Pregnant People’s Teeth

Pregnancy can be one of the most joyous times in your life, but did you know that pregnancy can affect your teeth? While your hormone levels are changing, your dietary habits could also vary. Combined, these changes could lead to dental problems in your mouth. For those of you who... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Replace Multiple Teeth

If you have lost several teeth, you can choose from many options for dental restorations to replace the oral functions you have lost along with your teeth. The most popular choices for replacing a few teeth in a single area of your smile are a dental bridge or dentures. If... Read more »

The Answers to Common Questions About Dental X-Rays

Do you have questions about dental X-rays? If so, our dentists, Drs. Hemby and Williams, are more than happy to help you. The more you know about dental X-rays, the better. In fact, it can help you feel more comfortable in the office while we’re taking the pictures of your... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Halitosis Risk Factor Detection

Are you aware of the risk factors of halitosis and what you need to do to prevent it? Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is commonly caused by bacteria in your mouth producing foul odors. Thus, foul odors are often the key indication that halitosis is present. However, halitosis is... Read more »