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... 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... 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 »

What Really Causes Cavities?

It’s no mystery that sugary foods cause cavities, but why does this happen? Understanding the process of how cavities form will help you be better equipped to prevent them and stop their progression. Our dentists, Dr. Napieralski, Dr. Wisniewski, Dr. Shayota and Dr. Anderson, are happy to explain the process... Read more »

How to Break the Ice Chewing Habit

Did you know that ice can damage your teeth? To many, it is surprising that ice can damage your teeth. Because it doesn’t contain sugars or artificial sweeteners like so many of the other things we like to snack on, they think it is safe. It’s just frozen water after... Read more »

Tobacco Stained Teeth Often Need Professional Intervention

Not only can tobacco use put you at increased risk of medical and oral health conditions, the tar and other chemicals introduced to the mouth can quickly leave you with stained teeth. As the discoloration saturates your tooth enamel, it will likely prove increasingly difficult to whiten your smile with... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Crown Should Not Be Dismissed

A significant dental fracture or a case of severe tooth decay can compromise a significant amount of tooth enamel. In many of these cases one of our skilled dentists can restore the physical presence and function of the tooth by installing a dental crown. These restorations are typically created from materials like... Read more »