Tips for Tongue Injury First-Aid

There are times when an accidental blow to the chin or jaw can cause you to bite down on your tongue. If the wound is substantial, and you are experiencing significant pain, you might need to apply some simple first-aid while seeking emergency care from one of our dentists, Dr.... Read more »

Dental Conditions That Disrupt the Tooth Whitening Process

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic treatment, and many patients find that it increases their confidence. However, effective teeth whitening requires healthy teeth and gums in order to achieve the optimal results. We encourage you to be aware of the dental conditions that can disrupt your teeth whitening process and... Read more »

It’s Never Too Early For Dentures

Most people who envision the thought of receiving dentures do so much later in their lives because they assume young adults don’t need dentures. However, unfortunate incidents such as disease, poor dental hygiene, an accident, or a medical condition, can rob people of their teeth at a younger age. If... Read more »

The Function of Lost Teeth Can Be Replaced by a Partial Denture

Chronic problems with gum disease and untreated tooth decay can gradually result in the loss of multiple teeth. This can significantly impair your ability to effectively chew food. Some cases of tooth loss can also alter the clarity of your speech and affect the appearance of your smile. In a... Read more »

Spooktacular Oral Hygiene

The Fall season often comes with lots of candy and sweets. With trick-or-treating approaching, it’s more important than ever to have “spooktacular” dental hygiene. Great oral hygiene can help protect the teeth from the acids that is produced from sugar in the mouth. Dr. Dr. Kent Stapley & Dr. Nathan... Read more »

Enhance Your Oral Health with Sugarless Gum

Enhance your oral health with sugarless gum. And what can sugarless gum do for your smile? Studies report that chewing sugarless gum for a period of roughly 20 minutes after eating can create saliva, which in turn neutralizes acids and prevents cavities. For more of the amazing benefits that chewing... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Dental Implants

Are you missing any teeth? Have you recently undergone a tooth extraction or have you suffered an oral accident or facial trauma that has left you with a gap in your smile? If so, consider the benefits that a tooth replacement treatment such as dental implants can provide. Dental implants... Read more »

Toothbrush Care, Summarized

You can brush all you want, but if your toothbrush isn’t cared for, your teeth won’t get clean! Here are a few fixes to common mistakes people make. Store your toothbrush in a well-ventilated area. Closed spaces encourage bacteria growth. Store your toothbrush away from other toothbrushes. If you must... Read more »