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... 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... 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 »

Signs of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease, or the inflammation of the tissues supporting teeth, is caused by the bacteria in dental plaque. When plaque is left to build up, that is when periodontal disease may begin to develop in the gums and other surrounding areas of the mouth. If left unattended the infection may... Read more »

Your Smile’s Alignment Can be Helped Using Invisalign®

The alignment of your teeth is vital for optimum oral health. In fact, if you have the ideal alignment of your teeth, you can reduce your risk of cavities, lower your chances for conditions like TMJ that can hurt your jaw in the future, and your teeth will be easier... Read more »

How to Have a Healthy Spring Smile

If you want a top-notch smile this spring, then our dentist, Dr. Janelle Bacino, is happy to help you reach those goals. Today, she would be happy to tell you all about how you can have the spring smile you deserve. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to... Read more »

A Case of Minor Tooth Decay Might Be Treated With a Dental Filling

The persistent presence of oral plaque acids caused by poor oral hygiene can have a gradually worsening impact on the strength of your tooth enamel. As the chronic acidic environment continues to erode the mineral density of your teeth you will be at increased risk of suffering from a cavity.... Read more »