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 »

A Partial Denture May Be the Preferred Option to Replace Teeth Lost to Gum Disease

Long-term problems with gum disease can lead to concentrated bacterial deposits deep within your periodontal tissues. In time severe gum disease can ravage the roots of multiple teeth leading to tooth loss, or multiple teeth in one area that are on the brink of failure. In a situation like this you should consider scheduling an… Read more »

Have a Superb Smile With Dental Sealants

Although our patients are aware of the benefits of visiting Berryville Dental Associates if dental damage has occurred. But they may not be aware that there are different treatment procedures that can be used to help protect the smile before tooth decay or enamel erosion sets in. To prevent the effects of tooth decay, consider… Read more »

Traditional Flossing Alternatives

You’ve been told ad nauseum by dentists that, along with brushing, flossing is a vital part of maintaining your oral health. Yet, even with years of proselytizing, flossing is still an action that many people fail to do regularly, or do at all. For those people who find that traditional flossing is too bothersome or… Read more »

Content Smiles: Halitosis Treatment and Prevention

How confident are you about your oral health care in terms of preventing dental damage? If you feel as if your oral health could still use some work, you have plenty of options including setting up effective prevention and treatment plans. This is especially beneficial if halitosis has begun to rear its ugly head. Halitosis… Read more »

Cleaning Between Your Teeth

In a survey conducted not long ago, more people preferred to go grocery shopping than floss their teeth. That is rather odd when you consider that flossing costs less and doesn’t require you to stand in line. And if you don’t floss, eventually you won’t need to buy as much food. You see, tooth decay… Read more »