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 offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... 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, catching problems in their early... 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 tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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 living cells it can’t grow... 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 your family history. We will... read more »

Root Canal Treatment Facts

Would you like to know all there is to know about root canals? If so, good for you! The more you know about root canals and dental care, the better. Our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, is happy to share some root canal information with you today so you can know all about the treatment. Here are the following facts about... read more »

Toothbrush Options

Do you have what you need to keep your smile healthy and clean? Your toothbrush is a critical factor in your oral health care. In fact, your toothbrush is one of the most crucial steps in cleaning your teeth each day. You should brush your teeth twice a day for at least two minutes each time for a healthy smile.... read more »

Provide Your Smile Extra Support With Sedation Dentistry

If you suffer from dental anxiety and have concerns about visiting your dentist because of fears associated with any pains you may feel, be sure to speak with your dentist about numerous sedatives that can help make life easier while at the dentist office. Sedation dentistry provides all sorts of treatments for calming and relaxing patients and can be used... read more »

Don’t Miss the Benefits of a Professional Teeth Cleaning

Your professional dental cleanings at Stanley Hometown Dentistry LLC are very beneficial to not just your teeth but your overall oral health and can help you in many different ways. In fact, you may experience benefits you would never have considered before! This is why dental appointments can be exciting! To explain further, our dental team is happy to review... read more »

Plan for Your Smile’s Future With Teenage Dental Tips

How would you rank your oral health care? If you are at a younger age, it is important to begin setting forth effective oral hygiene plans to keep your smile safe. In addition, it is important to exercise caution and avoid unhealthy habits or peer pressure risks that can damage your smile. By establishing effective and positive dental health plans... read more »