The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team here in Newport News, Virginia, 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 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 at our location in Newport News, Virginia, 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… Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Dental Restorations: Dentures

In order to make sure your teeth are well taken care of, you will need to think about ways to replace any missing teeth with reliable prosthetic devices. One of the most effective ways to replace a missing tooth is with dentures. Dentures are cosmetic dentistry treatment options that can replace missing teeth with detachable… Read more »

Straightening Your Teeth with ClearCorrect™

Once upon a time, braces belonged solely to teenagers. They were exclusively the purview of junior high and high school kids who tried to conceal their smiles for yearbook pictures. But now, plenty of people of all ages are straightening their smiles, from middle school kids to senior citizens. While a mouthful of metal is… Read more »

What to Know About Diet and Teeth

There’s more good that eating a balanced diet will do for your body than just helping you fit back into that little black dress. In addition to losing weight and getting in shape, a good diet has effects on all aspects of your health – including your teeth! That’s right – a good diet makes… Read more »

Why You Need Regular Checkups

A visit to the dentist every six months doesn’t feel like a lot of work, but when it comes time for those visits, it can sometimes be hard to go. Do you really need to rearrange your week just so you can fit in a cleaning at the dentist’s office? The answer is obviously yes,… Read more »