Tooth Brushing: Do You Make These Mistakes

Naturally, you know that brushing your teeth is important. In fact, you probably know that you should brush twice a day for two minutes at a time—but did you know that many people have a few brushing habits that could be improved? For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you… Read more »

The Danger Posed by Gum Disease

It is estimated by the CDC that nearly half of all adults over age 30 have gum disease to some degree. The chances of developing advanced gum disease increase with age and the effectiveness of your oral hygiene routine. The primary cause of gum disease is tartar buildup at the gum line. Tartar is formed… Read more »

Managing Dental Anxiety

Some people misinterpret dental anxiety with dental phobia. Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological disorder, where the person experiences a strong emotional response associated with basic dental procedures. People who suffer from dental phobia, feel such a strong aversion towards visiting the dentist that they often forgo oral health care altogether. Individuals with dental anxiety… Read more »

Healthy Mom, Healthy Baby

For moms-to-be, there is no better time to check in with your dentist as well as your obstetrician! Because of the increase in estrogen and progesterone production, your periodontal health can suffer because of how your gum tissue reacts to plaque during this time. A good dental cleaning by your dentist to remove plaque and… Read more »

A Few Benefits of Full Mouth Reconstruction

If you need dental work, we recommend scheduling an appointment soon. Unfortunately, sometimes a routine treatment isn’t enough for some patient’s problems. In fact, some patients need a full mouth reconstruction. In fact, full mouth reconstruction—which is essentially a custom treatment plan designed to rebuild smiles— can offer both cosmetic and functional benefits. For example,… Read more »

Learning the Dental Implant Process

If you have recently made the decision to restore your smile, you are not alone. Many people are turning to more cosmetic or dental surgeries than ever before because of the amazing results and impact it can have on your life. The implantation process begins with your dentist surgically implanting a post into your jawbone…. Read more »

How to Choose Your At-Home Dental Care Products

The American Dental Association, also known as the ADA, is famous for the attention to dental health and dental education since 1859. As a result, the ADA has grown extraordinarily into the largest and oldest dental organization in the world today. Many people have heard of the ADA, however, many people do not know about… Read more »

Does An Apply A Day Keeps Tooth Decay Away? Good Foods For Your Teeth

The plaque bacteria that collect on teeth processes sugars to create acids that erode tooth enamel, causing decay. Plaque gets sugars from the foods we eat, which is why it is important to brush and floss teeth daily. However, there are some foods which are great for your dental health, strengthening and rebuilding tooth structure…. Read more »

Answers to Your Tooth Extraction Questions

If you’re next dentist appointment involves a tooth extraction, you may be asking a lot of different questions. What is going to happen? Will it hurt? How long is the recovery? Why does my tooth need to be extracted? Well, our team is prepared to give you a brief introduction to tooth extraction in hopes… Read more »

Picking a Great Mouthwash

Mouthwashes have become a more integral part of oral hygiene than ever before.  However, as the popularity of mouthwash increases, so does the number of varieties that appear on the shelf. In fact, it would be understandable to be intimidated by the sheer number available now. To help you choose well—and to help you choose… Read more »