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 »

Failing Dental Fillings Can Contribute to Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity discomfort can often be linked to multiple factors including tooth enamel erosion, tooth decay, sinus infections and various dental health issues. Even if a specially formulated toothpaste provides some short-term relief, it might only be masking symptoms of a more serious problem. Individuals who sometimes struggle to maintain... Read more »

Tongue Trauma Might Need First Aid While Seeking Professional Treatment

Your tongue plays an important role in the basic function of your mouth. Sometimes an accidental blow to the head, chin or face can cause you to bite down hard on your tongue. In some of these instances the trauma to the tongue and other parts of the mouth can... Read more »

What Can Cause Gum Disease?

Are you curious about gum disease and what factors can cause it? If so, we are happy to give you some more information that can help you keep gum disease away. In truth, the real cause is plaque. Plaque is made up of bacteria when they form together on your... Read more »

Oral Piercings and Your Health

Are you contemplating getting an oral piercing? Did you know this medium of self-expression could significantly threaten your dental and overall health? Even though many people have these piercings, we firmly believe that you should be aware of some of the risks involved before deciding to proceed. Bacteria is naturally... Read more »

Are You a Softball Player? Avoid These Behaviors for a Healthy Smile

Softball is a great sport filled with great hits, awesome teamwork, impressive fielding skills and more. However, there are some bad behaviors related to the sport, and those behaviors affect the smile. Our dentist, Dr. Douglas A Deam, wants you to have the healthiest smile possible, so he encourages you... Read more »