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 »

What to Do With a Knocked-Out Tooth

Sometimes, no matter how careful you are in spots, activities or around the house, accidents can happen. A slip or a fall or even a traffic accident can result in an avulsed or knocked-out tooth. A knocked out tooth can be a traumatic experience, since there can be pain, blood and panic. You may be wondering if the tooth can... read more »

Enamel: The Basics

There are a few key building blocks to stellar oral health. We’re not talking about just a cavity every now and then level oral health. No, this is the kind of oral health that makes a dentist sit back on his swivel stool and stare in awe at the spectacle of beauty before him. Ok, that’s a bit dramatic. But... read more »

Your Heart Needs a Healthy Smile

Heart disease has been linked to your oral health. If you neglect your oral health, you could be setting your smile up for severe problems in your body. Keeping a healthy smile is essential for your overall health. That is why it is crucial for you to know your heart needs a healthy smile. Our dentists, Dr. Josh Gosnell and... read more »

A Partial Denture Needs to the Maintained

A partial denture is often the preferred choice for patients who have lost multiple teeth yet aren’t comfortable with the oral surgery associated with a dental implant restoration. The removable dental appliance can effectively replicate the basic appearance and function of the missing teeth. The pink base of the partial denture is designed to closely match the available oral structure... read more »

What to Know About Recovering From Wisdom Teeth Removal

Are you getting ready to have your wisdom teeth removed? Do you know someone about to have this procedure and want to help them through it? If so, then we can help you! Wisdom teeth removal is a standard procedure and often needed to prevent damage to your surrounding teeth or oral health. Our dentists, Dr. Gosnell and Dr. Turner... read more »