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 »

Kids and the Dentist

Raising kids is tough work. As a parent, you want what’s best for them. What’s really hard is trying to help them understand that what’s best for them in the long-term is also good for them now. A good example of that is oral health. Kids rarely enjoy brushing their... Read more »

Do you Need a Bone Graft?

Talking about surgery - especially in your mouth - is hardly a pleasant topic. Even if the end result of the surgery is a good thing, it’s uncomfortable to imagine going under anesthetic for hours while people with sharp objects poke around in your mouth. But we feel it’s important... Read more »

What to Expect When Getting Veneers

Our dentist may recommend veneers if you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile. These tooth-colored shells are made to cover the front of teeth with minor cosmetic flaws, like stains or chips. If you choose veneers for your smile, Dr. Craig Chlebicki will first clean the teeth receiving veneers... Read more »

Understanding Dental Anxiety

If you are suffering from dental anxiety, it means that you have fears or concerns about visiting your dentist, which is actually a quite common condition and can often be found in adults and children alike. Although it's most common in children, adults tend to suffer from it because of... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth May Need First Aid and Professional Treatment

Tooth enamel is inherently hard, and this fact can sometimes lull some people into thinking that their teeth are invulnerable. This notion can cause some individuals to fall into bad oral habits like nibbling on foreign objects or using their teeth to open packaging. As time goes on people who... Read more »