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 »

Keeping Your Teeth White

If you decide to whiten your teeth, talk to our dentists, Dr. Cynthia Becker or Dr. Cynthia Pistoia with a treatment at our office, you can safely and effectively whiten your teeth. But whitening your teeth is only half the battle. You still have to keep them that way! If you smoke or use tobacco,… Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Bridge

If you are missing one or more teeth, it’s in your best interest to have them replaced. Without a full set of teeth, you can’t eat or speak as effectively as you otherwise could. The empty spaces in your mouth can allow your other teeth to drift out of alignment and can accumulate food debris… Read more »

How to Fix Bad Breath

We all wake up with morning breath, even if you brushed – and flossed! – the night before. It’s a common problem, but some of us seem to have bad breath that doesn’t really go away. Or if it does, it returns a lot quicker than we’d like. Bad breath can be a damper on… Read more »

Learning More About Tooth Replacements

It goes without saying that an incomplete smile is an unhealthy smile. Even if you’re only missing a single tooth, you can suffer from a severe downturn in the visual appearance of your smile. Beyond that, missing teeth can cause several health risks as well, including the buildup of bacteria, tooth slippage and gum destabilization…. Read more »

What Happens During a Routine Dental Appointment?

We are so pleased that you have chosen us as your dental professionals! Dr. Becker, Dr. Pistoia and our team recommend that you come in for a routine dental appointment at least every six months. These preventive dental appointments can help us to help you keep your smile healthy and bright. Dental Cleaning At the… Read more »