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 and cleanings supports your daily... 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 the benefits they have to... 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,... 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... 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... 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... Read more »

Regain Lost Oral Function by Receiving a Dental Implant

Drs. Grant Cleveland, Zachary Allmand, and Timothy Carlson offer many custom options when it comes to replacing a missing tooth. For example, a dental implant can restore your full function and provide a comfortable smile by recreating the look and feel of the original tooth. Below we review the nature and placement of dental implants… Read more »

Is Invisalign© Right for Me?

We get it – you want to have straight, beautiful teeth that create a gorgeous, winning smile. But the hassle of traditional braces is enough to make you think twice. Well, you don’t have to think twice anymore. Thanks to Invisalign©, you have new options to help straighten your teeth. They’re often quicker than traditional… Read more »

All About TMJ

TMJ is another name for the temporomandibular joint. These joints are the hinges that allow you to open and close your mouth. They make it possible to chew, speak and swallow. In each joint, there is a disc between the ball and socket. The disc controls the load in the joint and helps the jaw… Read more »

What You Should Know Before Getting Veneers

Anyone would love teeth that are whiter, more perfectly shaped or that have less gaps. But how can one achieve such a glorious smile? Our dentists are pleased to provide veneers to help you reach your aesthetic goals for your smile. Veneers are thin shells of porcelain that are placed over the front of natural… Read more »