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 »

Shedding Light on Water Flossers

Are you thinking about switching to water flossers? Have you heard of the fantastic benefits water flossers have to offer? If not, you have come to the right place! Water flossers provide a way to remove plaque and bacteria from your teeth where your toothbrush can’t reach. Our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

Understanding Gum Disease

If you would like to know more gum disease and what happens with it, we have some information that may help you. Gum disease has about two stages, namely gingivitis and periodontitis. We will describe some symptoms you might see with these two stages and what can be done to... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help Address Early Signs of Tooth Enamel Erosion

Consistent oral hygiene habits may represent a critical first step in removing food particles and plaque from your mouth before they can promote problems with gum disease and tooth decay. If you sometimes forget to brush or floss the excess bacterial deposits in your mouth can lead to a buildup... Read more »

Multiple Tooth Flaws Can Be Addressed with Dental Veneers

At Timothy Rothwell, our friendly dental team is committed to helping you achieve a smile that feels beautiful and looks bright so that you can have optimal self-confidence. Many patients struggle with a variety of unwanted dental flaws, from tooth stains and chipped teeth to discolored dental fillings that make... Read more »

Super Smiles: Aging and Dental Health

When you are ready to strengthen your smile, look for the most effective treatment plan and implement it as soon as possible. For additional help with your treatments and oral examinations, visit your dentist for routine examinations and professional cleanings when needed. You should focus on a healthy diet and... Read more »