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 »

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 »