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 »

The Main Causes of Cavities

If you have ever had trouble understanding why cavities occur, it's possible that understanding the main causes might help you. There are many things that can cause cavities, and understanding these causes may raise awareness of your own habits and help you prevent cavities in the future. Here at Szmanda... Read more »

Maintaining a Healthy Mouth Starts With Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits

Preventing problems with cavities, gum disease and other oral health issues can factor heavily in your quality of life. Our dentist notes that maintaining a healthy mouth starts with practicing a consistent and effective oral hygiene routine. Brushing your teeth twice a day as well as flossing in the evening... Read more »

How Is a Dental Crown Made?

Dental crowns are designed with a lot of durability so that daily chewing and grinding won’t cause them to crack. When you come see the dentist for a dental crown, our team creates a detailed impression of the teeth in your smile, but an off-site dental lab typically handles the... Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Often Restore the Essential Function of a Compromised Mouth

Tooth loss problems linked to untreated cavities and gum disease can leave you with significantly hampered oral function and an unattractive smile. Many people with a mouth in this condition also experience issues with the clarity of their speech and potential periodontal infections. In some of these cases, a dentist... Read more »

The Facts You Should Know About Dental Sealants

At Szmanda Dental Marathon, our dentist, Dr. Jim Sobolewski, is happy to offer dental sealants to help each patient maintain the top-notch smile they need and deserve. If you’re interested in having strong and healthy teeth, it’s time to consider using this beneficial dental product. To help you know all... Read more »