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 »

The History of Dental Anesthesia and Discomfort Relief

Every human being ever born on earth has, at one time or another, experienced some sort of injury, and accompanying discomfort. Yet modern medical and dental anesthesia as we know it today hasn’t been around for very long. In earlier times, many people people gladly took their chances rather than go under the knife with… Read more »

Test What You Know About Smile-Healthy Foods Here

It’s important to know about smile-healthy foods, especially because eating more smile-healthy foods and avoiding smile-damaging foods can help you have the strong and healthy teeth and gums you need. So, our dentists, Dr. Thomas Anglemire and Dr. Ross Schafer, encourage you to test your knowledge on smile-healthy foods today. You can do so by… Read more »

Are You Getting Enough Water?

When the weather is hot, and you have been working hard, or you have been playing or practicing on the field or in the gym, you might want to reach for a sports drink. If you are starting to feel that mid-afternoon lag at work, you could start craving an energy drink. At the end… Read more »

Floss – All the Cool Kids Are Doing it

You may never have thought of flossing as something all the “cool” kids are doing. And you know what? Most of the “cool” kids we remember from high school probably aren’t flossing. But the kids who have great health – both oral, and throughout the rest of their body – are flossing. If you want… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screening: What to Expect

Oral cancer includes cancers of the mouth and throat. Oral cancer is much easier to treat in the early stages, so it is important that it be detected and treated as soon as possible. Because of this, Dr. Anglemire and Dr. Schafer offer oral cancer screenings in , , during regular dental appointments. Oral cancer… Read more »