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 »

Preventing Damage to Your Smile

Life is full of dental hazards. You can damage your smile by playing sports riding a bike or doing any number of activities. You can also break, chip or lose a tooth from a slip or fall. And many people have broken a tooth on hard, tough or sticky foods.... Read more »

Spring Into the Season With Dental Sealants

Are you aware of the benefits that dental sealants can provide for your smile? Dental sealants are highly effective preventive treatments that are unnoticeable provide an additional layer of protection for your teeth and gums from risks such as tooth decay and cavities. Your tooth enamel can be slowly worn... Read more »

Dental Care While Traveling by Plane, Train or Highway

Want to know how to maintain dental health while on the road? Traveling is rife with pitfalls that can damage your teeth, and even mouth and gums. Snacks and quick foods are often a necessity while traveling. Healthy snacking can keep your teeth bright, help with dental care and keep... Read more »

Beware of Gum Disease In Your Smile

Did you know, thousands of people have gum disease in their smiles and are unaware of it? Yes, it’s true! Gum disease is a serious threat to your oral health. To help you recognize the signs and symptoms of this condition, our dentist, Dr. Novan Nguyen at Smile 32 in... Read more »

Preventing Chipped Teeth

The outer tooth enamel layer on your teeth is intended to be hard enough to bite and break down food into pieces that can be safely swallowed. As strong as your teeth are, there are still some things that can apply enough force to chip tooth enamel or cause a... Read more »