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Can You Brush Dentures While They’re in Your Mouth?

April 2, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 10:09 pm
patient cleaning dentures with a toothbrush

Do you wear dentures to fill in your smile? Balancing work responsibilities, spending quality time with loved ones, and managing denture care can be tough. However, taking care of your dentures is vital for your overall health and offers many benefits beyond oral hygiene. Although cleaning dentures while wearing them may seem convenient, it’s not always the best method. Continue reading to learn why.


Porcelain Defenders: Can Dental Veneers Protect Against Cavities?

January 12, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 11:54 pm
Woman checking their dental veneers for cavities

Are you a lucky recipient of dental veneers? If so, you may be one of many patients who wonder if these thin porcelain shells can protect against cavities. After all, veneers are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth.  While this offers a great cosmetic solution for discoloration, chips, and gaps, does it also stop tooth decay?

If you want to learn if dental veneers can protect your teeth from the ravages of dental caries, continue reading.


Three Tooth-Friendly Holiday Appetizers That Your Guests Will Love

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 12:53 am

The holiday season is a time for friends and families to gather for celebrations and good times. If you’re having guests over to celebrate the holidays, you’ll probably want to make sure your party is enjoyable for everyone. However, if you’re concerned about dental health, you might be worried about your guests not having tooth-healthy options at the hors d’oeuvres table. Here are a few appetizer suggestions that will please your guests without harming their teeth.


Save Your Smile: Thanksgiving Dishes That Aren’t Tooth-Friendly

November 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 7:52 pm
cooked turkey along with other Thanksgiving dishes

Excited about enjoying your favorite Thanksgiving dishes and desserts? While many of the popular holiday meals are delicious and mouth-watering, not every option is a good choice when it comes to preserving your teeth. Without proper care, you can end up facing certain kinds of oral health issues down the road, such as cavities and stains. Keep reading to learn which foods and drinks to watch out for if you want to maintain a healthy smile.  


I Have a Special Event Coming Up; When Should I Start Whitening My Teeth?

September 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 11:07 pm
Woman shows pretty smile

Everyone has special events in their life to look forward to. If you have a wedding, reunion, job interview, or a really important party on the horizon, you might be interested in receiving a teeth whitening treatment beforehand so your smile can look its best for the occasion. Since teeth whitening doesn’t usually happen overnight, you might want to know how far ahead you should plan for it. Here’s what you should know about teeth whitening and how early you should start the process if you have an important shindig coming up.


3 Easy Tips To Ace Your Next Dental Exam

August 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 3:27 pm
Girl in pigtails with blue eyes sitting having dental exam by dentist wearing blue gloves

Preparations for back to school are underway and there’s a lot to do! If you’re a parent, you’re probably busy with back-to-school shopping, registering your child for activities, and making sure they have their physical completed. In the hustle and bustle, it’s easy for things to fall through the cracks. Don’t let your child’s oral health be one of them! A visit to the dentist should also be a priority. They can provide your child with appropriate preventative care to start the year off right. With that in mind, here are 3 helpful tips to help ace your next dental exam!


Bad Habits to Avoid With Dentures

July 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 6:24 pm
hand holding a glass of water containing dentures in front of a light blue background

Dentures are a standard solution for replacing lost teeth so that you can live your life with the same full, healthy smile as you did before. That said, it’s important to recognize that your dentures will last longer and serve you best if you care for them properly. There are a few common bad habits you might be tempted to fall into that could be detrimental to your dentures and oral health. Read on to learn about a few things to avoid to ensure you get the most out of your dentures.


Celebrating the Smiles of Moms at Every Stage of Motherhood

May 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 10:30 am
two generations of mothers with healthy and beautiful smiles

An unknown person once said, “Happiness is seeing your mother smile”. After all, they deserve to smile after all they do to make the lives of their children happy and healthy! From expectant mamas to empty nesters, every stage of motherhood should be celebrated. What better way than to acknowledge the smile that makes everything better? Read on to learn dental tips for moms of all ages, as well as gift ideas to keep their smiles bright and healthy.


What to Expect When Getting Your Denture Relined

April 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 9:54 pm
dentist holding dentures

If you’re contemplating the idea of having your dentures relined, it’s essential to understand what the process entails. Denture relining is a procedure that aims to enhance the fit and comfort of your dentures. During the process, a dental professional will carefully reshape the inner surface of your dentures to better match the contours of your gums and oral tissues. This adjustment helps to improve the stability and functionality of your dentures, allowing for a more secure and comfortable fit. Continue reading to learn more about how denture relining works.


Are Veneers a Good Orthodontic Solution?

February 7, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — island_city @ 5:25 am
a woman getting veneers placed by her dentist

A straight, bright smile is a confidence booster. Unfortunately, many people are hesitant to freely grin due to misaligned teeth. Braces used to be the only way to get straighter pearly whites. But with modern dental advances, there is a quicker way to a flawless smile: veneers! This cosmetic treatment can fix a wide array of aesthetic issues and leave you with a more uniform smile. Continue reading to learn if veneers could be the solution you’ve been hoping for.

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