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 offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... 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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

The Wonders of Dental Implants and How They Work

Have you ever wondered if a dental implant could work for you? If so, you are not alone. Dental implants work well to restore a lost tooth and improve your smile. However, many people are not sure about the basics of dental implants, which is why our team is happy to help you. Our dentist, Dr. Charles W. Hobart, II,... read more »

Oral Health Care Plans: Sedation Dentistry

When the time comes to enhance your oral health care through the use of a treatment from your dentist, you may require some form of sedation. Sedation is intended to help alleviate any pain or discomfort you may feel during an oral health care procedure. Through the use of sedation dentistry, multiple sedatives are available to assist you, including the... read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Dental Damage Prevention

Building your perfect smile includes being aware of what risks may be present, as they could be damaging your smile. Even the best of smiles can suffer from oral accidents or injuries if you are not careful. To enhance your smile, look for ways to eliminate risk factors or minimize the effects on your teeth as much as possible. Take... read more »

Repairing a Chipped Tooth to Prevent a Cavity

The tooth enamel that covers your teeth is comprised of microscopic crystals that are densely packed to provide the necessary strength to bite and grind your foods. Despite the durability of the enamel is, habits such as grinding your teeth and chewing pencils or receiving a hard blow to the face can create a chip in the tooth enamel. If... read more »