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 »

A Dental Bridge Can Restore Your Oral Health and Save Your Smile

Did you know if you have a missing tooth your oral health could suffer? In fact, having your smile restored could be as easy as adding a dental bridge to your teeth. Luckily, our dental team is qualified to help you with your dental bridge needs. There are many ways... Read more »

General Insights on the Magic of Dental Veneers

There are many incredible benefits to choosing dental veneers to magically transform your smile into the dream smile you always wanted. In fact, dental veneers are designed to fit over the front of your teeth, and can give your teeth a long-lasting flawless appearance. Many people do not know their... Read more »

Aspects of a Super Smile: Dental Crowns

If you have any teeth that have suffered severe dental damage, a tooth restoration in the form of a dental crown can prove to be beneficial. Dental crowns are designed as fixed tooth prosthetic devices that go over the top of damaged teeth or implants to provide a new exterior... Read more »

Oral Health Quiz: Cavity Prevention

How well do you know your oral health ailments and conditions? Would you say you're well-versed on cavities and what they consist of? To better improve your oral health and keep your smile safe from several risks such as cavities, always understand the risks and establish prevention treatment plans to... Read more »

Can a Dental Bridge Benefit You?

Have you lost several teeth? If so, we encourage you to consider your options for dental restorations to restore your smile to full health. The loss of a few teeth in a row may necessitate the placement of a dental bridge or dentures. We would be happy to help you... Read more »

The Denture Construction Process

Following the loss of several teeth or complete tooth loss, our dentist can provide you with customized dentures to help you regain your smile. Dentures can restore your ability to speak and eat properly and maintain your original facial shape. If you would like to learn more about the process... Read more »

Dental Crowns Are Intended to Restore A Tooth

When the enamel layer of a single tooth is significantly compromised by a large cavity, dental fracture, or another physical defect, a dentist like Dr. Don W. Heyen can often treat it with a dental crown restoration. This treatment process will remove any remaining tooth enamel to replace it with... Read more »