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 the benefits they have to... 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 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 »

How Dental Sealants Benefit Young Patients

Daily brushing and flossing are oral care habits that all children should practice in order to maintain their oral health. However, some kids struggle to remove plaque and food particles from the back teeth, and this can make it hard to keep their smiles clean despite proper oral care. Dr. is pleased to offer dental… Read more »

Preventing Oral Infections

We all know the importance of preventing infections in various areas of our body. For example, if you get a deep cut from rusty wire or a knife, you’ll likely seek stitches and an antibiotic to make sure the cut doesn’t become infected. The same logic applies to your oral health. While the risks to… Read more »

The Best Oral Hygiene Tools for Your Smile

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to use top-notch oral hygiene tools to clean your teeth and gums regularly. Oral hygiene is vital, and it’s very important to use the proper tools; otherwise, your smile might be damaged in the process of scrubbing your teeth and gums. So, our… Read more »

Bring Out Your Best Smile With Endodontic Treatments

If you have ever sustained damage to the inner linings of a tooth, you will need a specialized branch of dentistry designed to help treat the pulp of tooth and tissues within the root. Through the use of endodontics, damaged and broken teeth that have suffered internal distress can be treated. Endodontic trained dentists are… Read more »

Use These Work Habits for a Better Smile

Drs. Barfield wants you to have the healthiest smile possible, which is why they encourage you to keep up with oral hygiene and attend your dental checkups regularly. Your dentist also encourages you to do little things at work to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. Fortunately, there are little work habits you… Read more »