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 »

Treatments for a Better Smile: Invisalign®

To reverse issues associated with teeth that are out of their alignment, consider modern dentistry treatments such as Invisalign®. Invisalign alignment systems are extremely popular due to the fact they can straighten your teeth while providing you with the discreet care that is beneficial for all ages. Invisalign aligners are... Read more »

A Clean Tongue Means Fresh Breath

One of the best ways to keep your mouth clean and your breath fresh is to clean brush your teeth twice a day and floss once a day. That can keep your mouth free of the bacteria that constantly accumulate there. But are you also cleaning your tongue? Don’t take... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth with a Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

When a tooth has chipped the damage to the enamel layer can vary in severity. Even if you aren’t experiencing any sensitivity or pain in the chipped tooth, you should still have it examined and treated by a professional dentist like Dr. Samantha Marley-Harrod, Dr. K. Cullen Harrod, or Dr.... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help Maintain Strong Teeth

A consistent oral hygiene routine and regularly scheduled dental checkups are critical components of maintaining a healthy mouth. Every dental checkup performed at our dental office will clean your teeth while also monitoring your mouth for any newly developing oral health problem. If our dentist notices signs of demineralized tooth enamel, our... Read more »

Whoops! Lost a Filling

If your filling comes loose, the dentist can easily replace it. However, some discomfort often comes when it tumbles out, and your tooth will need some protection while it’s gone. If you have to wait a few days before the dentist can see you, here are some things you can... Read more »