Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »

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 »

Battling a Toothache

There is an old Polish proverb that says “The tongue ever turns to the aching tooth.” And if you have ever had an aching tooth, you know exactly what that proverb means. When you have a toothache, it is not uncommon for you to think of nothing else. A toothache... Read more »

Does Your Cavity Need a Dental Inlay or Onlay?

When a cavity develops on a molar or premolar, leading to a large section of tooth decay, it could lead to compromised oral health, too. It’s crucial to your smile that Dr. Michael J Leahy provide restorative dentistry as soon as possible to stop the dental problem from becoming more... Read more »

Good and Bad Dental Habits

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to take good care of your teeth and gums. This means you need to use good dental habits to your advantage and avoid the bad dental habits as much as possible. To help you do so, our dentist,... Read more »

Safeguard Your Smile with an Oral Appliance

According to the American Dental Association, on an average year, more than 200,000 oral injuries are stopped because the victim was wearing a sports mouth guard. If you are involved in sports, it’s very important to safeguard your smile by wearing an appropriate oral appliance during an athletic game or... Read more »