The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team here in Hampton, Virginia, 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… 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,… 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… 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… Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams at our location in Hampton, Virginia, 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… Read more »

Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and along the gum line at… Read more »

Fixing Your Cavity with a Composite Filing

If you develop a cavity, it’s important to have it filled. An untreated cavity will continue to deteriorate your tooth, and may permit bacteria to infect your tooth, which could result in the need for a root canal or even an extraction. A filling will replace the decayed portion of your tooth and restore it… Read more »

Maintaining the Health of a Socket after an Oral Procedure

We strive to help you preserve your natural teeth as much as possible since they offer optimal function for your mouth. However, certain conditions can cause one or more of your teeth to become weakened by trauma or disease and prevent the use of a dental restoration. If a tooth cannot be saved, you may… Read more »

How to Discourage Thumbsucking in Older Children

If you are concerned about your child’s thumbsucking habit and worry it may harm their smile, our team at Morrison Dental Group can help. Most children suck their thumbs when young, but you may need to intervene if the habit starts to affect their oral health. Thumbsucking is a form of comfort for many young… Read more »

What to Keep in Mind for an Electric Toothbrush

Are you considering purchasing an electric toothbrush but would like to learn more about this product? If so, our team at Morrison Dental Group in Hampton, and Hampton Roads, VA, is happy to provide further information about electric toothbrushes and whether they can provide efficacy and results in your smile that you are looking for…. Read more »