General, Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Senior Oral Care, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

Flossing: Why You Should Make Make it Your New Year’s Resolution

With all the New Year, New You choices this time of year, how can we possible complete with all the great suggestions out there? Every year flossing makes our list and every working day we dental professionals remind our patients how very important this ritual is. Over and over again! If the following reasons aren’t… Continue reading Flossing: Why You Should Make Make it Your New Year’s Resolution

Dentures, Implants, Senior Oral Care, Your Smile Dental Care

Dental Implant Procedure

Dental Implants are modern dentistry's highly successful, long-lasting, and natural-looking substitute for missing teeth or for supporting dentures. Dental implants actually fuse directly to your jaw bone becoming one with your living bone structure. In doing so, implants help to maintain your jawbone - which would otherwise begin to disintegrate once your tooth is removed. What are Dental… Continue reading Dental Implant Procedure

Dentures, Implants, Oral Hygiene, Senior Oral Care, Tooth Loss, Your Smile Dental Care

A Partial Glimpse into Dentures

It is unfortunate when you are missing several teeth and eating and smiling has become difficult - even embarrassing. Finding a solution that is the right fit for you involves a number of considerations and your dentist will help you understand the factors involved in your specific-to-you situation. Although implants are the most advanced tooth… Continue reading A Partial Glimpse into Dentures

Senior Oral Care

Aging Well

Top 10 Aging Smile Solutions: Aging can affect your oral health just like it can your overall health. Even if you have taken care of your teeth meticulously over the years, your teeth can show the signs of aging and can make you look older than you are or feel! Fortunately, there are steps you… Continue reading Aging Well

Dentures, Implants, Senior Oral Care, Smile Makeovers, Your Smile Dental Care

The Consequence of Missing Teeth

Over time. missing teeth can result in serious complications, if left untreated. A tooth here, a tooth there. With the human dentition containing a total of 32 teeth (28 if the wisdom teeth have been removed), it is understandable why some people still believe that it is not essential to replace missing teeth when there… Continue reading The Consequence of Missing Teeth

Prevention, Senior Oral Care, The Patient Experience, Your Smile Dental Care

Why your dentist asks health questions.

Q: Why does the dentist need to know my medical history and what medications I am taking? I don’t see how this has anything to do with getting my teeth cleaned.   The Intimate Connection Between Oral Health and Overall Health As the old song goes, the neck bone is connected to the... Many people are… Continue reading Why your dentist asks health questions.

Oral Hygiene, Prevention, Senior Oral Care

Getting a Quote on the Price of Good Teeth

  Do you have unhealthy teeth and think that you're just unlucky? Are other people just blessed when it comes to great teeth? While it's true that genetics do play a role in the size, shape and alignment of our teeth, the saying, “The grass is always greener where you water it” couldn't be truer… Continue reading Getting a Quote on the Price of Good Teeth