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 »

Temporary Fillings

If you have a problem with one of your teeth, your dentist may choose to fix it with a filling. Fillings can be used to repair cavities, protect a tooth that has had a root canal or has been cracked. However, there may be occasions when the dentist may use... Read more »

Fresh Updates on Mouthwash Options

Are you in need of a fresh update on mouthwash options? If so, you have come to the right dental blog! Mouthwashes come in many flavors and types, making it difficult to know which option is best for you and your family. Luckily, our dental team may have the answers... Read more »

Gum Disease Signs and Symptoms: Frequent Bleeding

One out of every two American adults aged 30 and over has periodontal disease (aka gum disease), according to recent findings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). If you find that your gums bleed easily and frequently when toothbrushing, come in to see us for an evaluation.... Read more »

Are You Kept Awake by Snoring?

If your partner has developed a snoring problem, this is more than an irritation that keeps you up at night. Frequent snoring can strain a relationship and cause partners to sleep apart. We can help you both sleep better by providing custom snoring treatment that addresses the source of the... Read more »

Facts About Flossing

Flossing is one of the most important tasks in your oral hygiene routine. In fact, it might possibly even be more important than brushing. This is why your dentist, Dr. Keith Blackmon, strongly encourages you to floss at least once a day. Doing so can help you have the top-notch... Read more »