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 »

How Can You Make Your Veneers Last?

Veneers are a wonderful investment in your smile. They can hide stains or chips in your teeth, or be used to correct problems with teeth that are too short, or unevenly spaced. To place a veneer, our dentist, Dr. Frantz Backer needs to remove a small amount of tooth enamel,... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Dental Bridge

If you have a gap in your grin, our dentist, Dr. Frantz Backer can help you fill it in. Not everyone is a good candidate for implants, or they may not want to undergo the necessary surgery. Some people are not comfortable wearing dentures. If this is the case for... Read more »

Root Canals 101

Root canals are one of the procedures we’d prefer to not have to do for our patients. They’re not comfortable, and they’re a sign of some serious oral health problems. In fact, if you need a root canal, there’s a chance you may end up needing a tooth extracted as... Read more »

Tips for Having a Healthy Spring Smile

Do you want a strong and healthy smile this spring? If so, our dentist, Dr. Frantz Backer, is happy to help you reach that smile goal. You deserve to have a smile you love! Today, our dentist would like to give you the tips you need to clean and care... Read more »

The Advantages of Chewing Sugarless Gum

Do you enjoy chewing the occasional, or frequent, piece of gum? It may come as a surprise to you that certain varieties of gum are actually good for your smile. Sugar-free gum can benefit your smile in several ways. Dr. Frantz Backer and our team are pleased to educate you... Read more »