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 »

Smile Secrets: Plaque Buildup Prevention

Are you aware of the risks of plaque buildup and what you can do to keep your smile safe? Plaque buildup is a condition in which a sticky film of bacteria and debris collect on your teeth. If left untreated, it can eventually harden into a product known as tartar. Tartar will be difficult to… Read more »

Don’t Let Your Smile Fade Through the Years

Are you noticing your smile fading over time? Did you know that aging plays a role in your oral health? Yes, it’s true! Through the years, your oral health can become more challenging to manage when left neglected or not cared for properly. Luckily, our dental team is happy to help you with your oral… Read more »

Recovering from Oral Surgery

Are you getting ready for oral surgery? If so, you need to properly recover to restore the health and function of your teeth and gums. The recovery process is serious and very important and there are things that can interrupt and delay recovery. Our dentist, Dr. Scott Timmons, is happy to explain those things to… Read more »

Tobacco Users Are Prone to Dental Stains

Tooth enamel can gradually discolor with age and the frequent consumption of dark foods and beverages. As time goes on tiny dark particles trapped in the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel can start to saturate deeper into your teeth. Tobacco users should also keep in mind that tar and other chemicals introduced to the… Read more »

Professional At-Home Whitening Facts

Professional at-home teeth whitening is a beneficial, successful and effective teeth whitening treatment that can help many patients at Wyoming Family Dental achieve the smile of their dreams. If you’re interested in improving the appearance of your teeth, our dentist, Dr. Scott Timmons, encourages you to consider this treatment. To help you know more about… Read more »