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 »

Oral Health Threats

Many oral health threats could damage your teeth and gums. In fact, sugar is not the only substance that can threaten the life of your teeth. There are many everyday ways your teeth could be in jeopardy. Our dentist, Dr. Doris Madrigal, takes your oral health care seriously and welcomes you into the office if… Read more »

Jumpstart Your Spring If You Are Suffering from Diabetes

Are you familiar with the risks associated with diabetes and how it can impact your smile? Diabetes affects nearly thirty million Americans, and our office is well trained in providing treatments contoured to your needs. If you are diabetic, your body’s ability to process sugar will be altered, so you will need specific treatments to… Read more »

All About Root Canal Recovery

Have you recently undergone root canal treatment? If so, our dentist, Dr. Doris Madrigal, strongly encourages you to properly recover. That way you can return to the top-notch tooth, smile and oral health you deserve. To help you recover the way you should, she would like to share some recovery tips. Those tips are: –… Read more »

Smile Renovations: Teenage Dentistry

As with all oral health risks, issues within your life can greatly affect the health of your teeth and gums. During the teen years, several changes arise not only with your body but your oral health as well. Due to the social risks associated with peer pressure, there may be increased oral health risks that… Read more »

Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention

The periodontal inflammation and possible infection associated with gum disease can cause significant discomfort and other embarrassing symptoms. Left untreated it could even lead to tooth loss and medical complications related to systemic inflammation. Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. If it’s caught in a reasonable amount of time, a professional dental cleaning… Read more »