The Important Points of a Dental Cleaning

Your six-month dental cleanings are vital to maintaining your oral health. However, many patients experience anxiety at the thought of a dental checkup and appreciate being informed of the process of their visit in advance. Below, we offer a step-by-step process of the important moments of a dental cleaning and... Read more »

Step Up Your Oral Health Care with Healthy Foods to Eat

Are you ready to enhance your oral health with optimal health care techniques? Besides brushing and flossing, you can even strengthen your smile by implementing better dietary choices of healthier sweets and treats in your diet. You can even help strengthen your tooth enamel and limit the risks associated with... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Halitosis Treatments & Prevention

Building a better smile always includes halitosis treatment and prevention. Although social stigma is what we most often associate with halitosis, also known as bad breath, bad breath can also be a symptom of a deeper underlying condition not only in your mouth but in your body as well. Thus,... Read more »

Close Large Tooth Gaps With Dental Implants

In the last two decades, dental implants have come to represent a new standard of tooth replacement for patients who have lost one or multiple teeth. While in the past dental implants were only intended for single missing tooth replacement, recent years have enabled dental implant technology to be used... Read more »

Dentistry Highlights: Gum Disease Prevention

If you wish to save your smile this holiday season, look no further than gum disease prevention. It's always a good idea to establish a safe and effective gum disease prevention plan to help treat your smile and protected against numerous ailments that can arise especially gum disease. Knowing the... Read more »

A Tooth with a Chipped Biting Surface Might Need a Dental Crown

If you grind your teeth on a nightly basis, or you have a bad habit of crunching down on chunks of ice, your teeth could be at increased risk of suffering a large chip or dental fracture. If the biting surface of a tooth is damaged, the compromised occlusal structure... Read more »

How Can I Avoid Gum Disease?

If you are interested in avoiding gum disease, then you’re on the right track toward optimal oral health and a top-notch smile. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to keep gum disease at bay, and it’s best to do those things regularly. Our dentist, Dr. Rob Holdridge, is... Read more »

The Fundamentals of Brushing Your Teeth

You should be brushing your teeth two times a day, for 2 minutes each time. This sounds easy--and it is, once you get the habit down--but it can be difficult for some people to develop the diligence to do it in the first place. Many people brush their teeth but... Read more »

Anatomy and Development of Teeth

Teeth are one of the most enduring, toughest parts of the human body, and their evolution is truly incredible. Humans go through two sets of teeth in their lives, baby chompers and adult pearly whites. (And three sets if you count dentures!) Here are a few interesting tidbits we’ve put... Read more »

Adapting to Wearing Dentures

To put it mildly, wearing dentures can be a bit of an adjustment for some people. A few patients have found dentures to be large and/or wobbly appliances, and getting used to them can be frustrating. To help you during this adjustment period, we’ve assembled the following data about how... Read more »