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 »

Replacing Your Missing Teeth with Mini Implants

If you are missing teeth in your smile, you should really think about your options for replacing them. A full smile allows you to eat and speak the way you should and will help you look your best. Dental implants are terrific solution for filling out your smile. While dental implants are very effective tooth… Read more »

Replace Your Teeth With Snap-On Dentures

If you have missing teeth, then it’s time to consider replacing them. Replacing your missing teeth can help you effectively chew, eat and talk and can even boost your self-confidence and help you love your smile. There are many tooth-replacement options available, and one of those options is Snap-On dentures. Our dentists, Dr. Alecia Hardy… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth May Need a Dental Crown Restoration

Sometimes something as simple as grinding your teeth while sleeping or a bad habit of chewing on pencils and pens can exert enough force to chip or fracture a tooth. When this happens the discomfort and potential sensitivity can vary. Even if the damaged tooth isn’t giving you trouble, you should still have it examined… Read more »

Dentures Can Improve Your Smile by Restoring Your Teeth

Did you know, dentures can improve your smile by restoring your teeth? If you have missing teeth, chances are your smile is suffering, and chewing your food and talking can even become difficult. Dentures can restore your smile and the issues that come with missing teeth. To help you understand more about dentures, our dentist,… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Give You the Strong and Beautiful Smile You Need

Are you missing one or more teeth in your smile? If so, it’s time to replace them. Replacing your missing teeth can help you in more ways than you might realize. And, failing to replace them can affect you in more ways than you might realize. So, our dentists, Drs. Hardy and Hardy, strongly encourages… Read more »

Dental Implants And Your Smile

A dental implant is a cosmetic dentistry procedure designed to replace an entire tooth–roots and all. Many patients overlook implants as an effective option for cosmetic dentistry; crowns and veneers seem easier (after all, they don’t have screws installed into your jaw). Overlooking implants could be a mistake, however, as dental implants offer many benefits… Read more »