Nitrous Oxide: Feeling Groovy at the Dental Office

In 1772, just a four years before the signers of the Declaration of Independence were officially breaking from England, a man by the name of Joseph Priestly discovered nitrous oxide, or laughing gas as it is more commonly known. The dental world would never be the same. Nitrous oxide is arguably the safest and most-trusted… Read more »

The Possibilities of ZOOM Teeth Whitening

Have you been told about ZOOM teeth whitening in the past? This high-quality whitening method can greatly improve the appearance of teeth, restoring them to their former glory, by using a bleaching solution to remove deep tooth stains and discoloration. Furthermore, it doesn’t risk the quality of the tooth enamel or inner tooth structure. To… Read more »

Caring for Your Smile By Treating Halitosis

A common symptom that typically arises with any kind of health ailments within your body is bad breath. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is often a result of foul odors emanating from your mouth. This can be caused by something as simple as the foods you eat or can be brought on by lifestyle… Read more »

Oral Health Cleanings and Interdental Cleaners

How effective is your interdental flossing techniques? Are you routinely visiting your dentist and ending up with cavities or other forms of dental erosion? If so, it may mean a lapse in your oral hygiene care. If any aspect of your oral health care is lacking, including your cleaning tools and techniques, it can lead… Read more »

What Happens When Gum Disease Isn’t Treated?

Millions of adult Americans develop and suffer from gum disease each year. While the gum disease risk factors are numerous, the contributor to the condition is having an inconsistent or ineffective dental care routine, especially if you don’t visit your dentist’s office regularly. Any plaque or food particles that remain on your teeth or gums… Read more »

How to Make Sure Your Mouthwash Is Effective

Are you about to head to the store to buy mouthwash? If so, our , Dr. , wants to ensure that you are going to purchase the right product. Unfortunately, there are mouthwashes that do very little for the health and strength of your smile. It’s best to purchase a product that can help you… Read more »

The Body’s Immune System Might Need Help Dealing with a Dental Cyst

Dental cysts can develop when a distressed or emergent tooth also distresses the surrounding periodontal tissues. They can sometimes be associated with pre-emergent wisdom teeth, a developing primary tooth, or a tooth that suffers from a cavity near the gumline. Early symptoms could include a swelling at the gumline, irritation near a tooth, or a… Read more »

Increase Your Dental Knowledge on Dental Anxiety Treatments

  Have you ever found yourself worried or concerned about visiting your dentist? The truth is, you are not alone as many individuals suffer from this condition which is commonly referred to as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety can be caused by a plethora of reasons, many of which may not even be related to oral… Read more »

It’s the Season for…Dental Visits?

This time of the year, you are probably thinking about parties, family gatherings, and other holiday activities. Visiting the dentist may be the farthest thing from your mind right now, but it might be the best time for you and your family to schedule an appointment. During this time of the year, many kids are… Read more »

Does Your Cavity Need a Dental Filling?

If you frequently enjoy acidic beverages or don’t have an effective oral hygiene, your tooth enamel can become demineralized and develop a cavity. Over time, the cavity can spread to more and more of the tooth surface, causing you to feel heightened tooth sensitivity and dental pain. If a cavity is treated in time, our… Read more »