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 »

Reasons for Root Canal Treatment

Have you considered receiving root canal treatment but would like to learn more about it? Typically, Dr. K. Cheyn Gunnerson recommends a root canal procedure in order to save damaged teeth that may otherwise require extraction. Below is an overview of dental conditions that could result in the need for... Read more »

Avoiding Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When you have newborn babies, one of the last things you probably think about is whether or not they’ll have problems with their dental health. A lot of people are surprised to learn, that even though babies don’t have teeth for a while, they can still have dental problems. One... Read more »

What You Don’t Know About Chewing Gum

If you are a lover of chewing gum, use this to your advantage! You may be surprised to learn that chewing gum can benefit your dental health. Keep in mind that in order to reap the full benefits, you should choose sugarless gum, as the sugar in regular gum can... Read more »

How to Select a Great Toothbrush

An integral part of maintaining and upholding ideal dental health is brushing and flossing your teeth daily. You should brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes. Knowing how to choose a toothbrush that will best aid you in your fight against decay is important as well,... Read more »

Treatment and First-Aid for an Injured Tongue

Hitting your head or suffering a hard fall can potentially cause you to bite down hard on your tongue. In some of these cases the damage to the tongue and other oral tissues can be significant. This could require some basic first-aid while you seek emergency care from a dentist... Read more »