Why a Healthy Smile May Also Mean a Healthy Body

Did you know that your body actually benefits from a healthy smile? Healthy teeth and gums will not only help your smile look its best but will also help your body feel its best, because inflammation in the mouth from tooth decay and gum disease can spread to other parts... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Products with the ADA Seal of Acceptance

In recent years, oral hygiene manufactures have flooded store aisle with a wide variety of oral hygiene products, with the intention of meeting consumer needs. Some of the more aggressive marketing messages tend to make claims that over-promise, yet sometimes under-deliver. Finding just the right oral hygiene products for your... Read more »

The Truth About Brushing Your Teeth

You’ve been taking care of your teeth for years, but would you be surprised to learn that even if you brush and floss every day, there may be a few things you could do a little better? For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you... Read more »

Removing Something from Between your Teeth or Gums

Having something stuck between your teeth or along the gum line can be uncomfortable and cause anxiety. Some of the most common objects include popcorn hulls, meat fibers, seeds and fruit peels. Bad habits like chewing on pens and pencils and other hard objects can also break small pieces off... Read more »

Products and Procedures for a Bright White Smile

Age tobacco use, staining foods and dark beverages are some of the more common causes of staining on your teeth. The primary source of staining and how deeply your teeth are stained will help to dictate what tooth whitening products or procedures will be needed to restore your bright, white... Read more »

How You Can Deal With Bruxism

When you get nervous or upset, do you ever find yourself clenching your teeth? While this may seem like a simple, harmless reaction to difficult circumstance, grinding your teeth can actually has quite a few repercussions. Fortunately, if you do suffer from teeth grinding (which is also referred to as... Read more »

A Crown Replaces the Enamel of a Damaged Tooth

Tooth decay, fractures or large fillings that fall out can sometimes leave only a small amount of healthy enamel remaining on a tooth. A crown can replace this enamel with an artificial tooth that is anchored to the existing root. Getting a crown requires two separate appointments. At the first... Read more »

Choosing the Best Toothpastes for You

It’s sometimes hard choosing toothpaste. There are many different brands and kinds that do different things. So, how do you know you’re choosing the toothpaste best for you and your family? That is why our team is here to help explain how to find the best toothpaste for you and... Read more »

Understanding Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection of the tissue and bones that surround and support the teeth. It is caused by germs and bacteria from the plaque in your mouth and on your teeth. The bacteria from the plaque irritate your gums and eventually cause an... Read more »

Why You Shouldn’t Eat Right After Root Canal Therapy

Have you heard horror stories about root canal therapy? Fortunately, the stories about this treatment tend to be worse than the actual treatment. In fact, most patients who have had a root canal will say that the treatment is relatively painless. Of course root canals can only be painless because... Read more »