Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily… Read more »

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 »

Treat Your Achy Tooth

If you have a toothache, then you know how painful and troubling it can be. The good news is toothaches are more than just a warning sign something is wrong, but they also can be treated by an oral health care professional. Our dentist, Dr. Alexander Santos, can help you if you are experiencing a… Read more »

Should I use Mouthwash?

Having great oral health involves more than just the basics that you hear at every dentist appointment. From brushing and flossing to regular checkups, there‚Äôs a lot you can do to make a big difference in the quality of your oral health. You can hit that goal by using mouthwash during your daily oral health… Read more »

Poor Oral Hygiene Habits Contribute to Increased Plaque Acids

An effective oral hygiene routine calls for brushing your teeth each morning and evening as well as remembering thoroughly floss once each day. With practiced focus, these measures will help clear away sugar residue, plaque and trapped food particles from your mouth. If you sometimes take a casual approach to your oral hygiene routine excess… Read more »

Learning More About Dentures

When the time comes to assess your oral health care, it is always important to think about how you’re going to replace any lost or missing teeth. Regardless of what you choose, make sure that they are replaced because failing to replace any missing teeth can destroy your smile. It can lead to several risks… Read more »