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 »

Typical Signs of Oral Cancer

Cancer is the enemy of health, making it essential to watch out for it at all times. The sooner you catch oral cancer, the more successful chances you have of overcoming it. That is why our team is excited to talk to you about the typical warning signs of oral... Read more »

What Can I Expect with Wisdom Tooth Removal?

The wisdom teeth are a very complex part of your smile, and they are different for each patient. This can cause many patients to have questions about their wisdom teeth, especially if they are considering having these molars removed. Dr. Brandon Schvaneveldt and our team are pleased to address concerns... Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Can Help Reduce the Presence of Oral Plaque Acids

Lingering food particles and other bacterial matter in your mouth can lead to an increase in oral plaque acids. Over time the persistent acidic environment can gradually start to compromise the mineral strength of your tooth enamel. If it goes unaddressed for too long it could increase your chances of... Read more »

Super Smiles: Cavity Prevention

Strengthening your smile and keeping your teeth and gums in good shape include having an effective prevention plan in place to eliminate any issues associated with cavities. Cavities are an oral health risk because if they are left untreated, they can eventually lead to tooth loss. To help prevent cavities,... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Help Preserve Your Child’s Permanent Molars and Premolars

The permanent molars and premolars in your child’s mouth play an important role in helping them chew and grind food. Sometimes these teeth can have deep pits and fissures in the enamel's biting surface. While these textured areas make the teeth more efficient, they can also trap bacterial deposits capable... Read more »