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 might also take into account... Read more »

Why Pregnancy Gingivitis Should Not Be Ignored

Pregnancy is a time to be especially mindful of your own health, and like any great mom, you are no doubt balancing nutrition, exercise and prenatal checkups. We encourage you to pay special attention to your oral health during pregnancy and not ignore signs of pregnancy gingivitis. About half of adult patients in the United… Read more »

Your Cavity Filling Choices

If you’ve ever had a cavity filled, you know that the end result is a whole tooth that doesn’t hurt any longer. The biggest downside of a cavity, though, is the globs of grey that now pepper your once-white smile. That doesn’t exactly do wonders for your smile. And if you have a big cavity… Read more »

Advance Your Oral Health by Leaving Bad Dental Habits Behind

Did you know that there are also bad dental habits that you should avoid? Our team at is happy to go over a few bad dental habits to avoid with you. Brushing Too Energetically While brushing your teeth twice daily is a great habit to have, scrubbing your teeth is a bad one. Brushing your… Read more »

Oral Health Outliers: Dental Anxiety

When treating dental anxiety, your dentist has numerous tools at his disposal. Because of anxiety that individuals feel about visiting their dental office, it often times becomes an issue that all dentists will face at some point in time, which is important because it means that they are well prepared for the condition. It is… Read more »

Reassess Your Oral Health with Healthy and Unhealthy Diet Choices

Eating healthy includes not only avoiding unhealthy foods but also seeking out healthy foods that can strengthen your smile and tooth enamel. A healthy and nutritious diet can help keep your teeth safe from all of the rigors and risks to which it is often tasked. Because it is often difficult to avoid all potential… Read more »

Chewing Gum: An Unexpected Ally For Your Teeth

It is important to brush and floss your teeth everyday (brushing, of course, happens twice a day). Usually this is done morning and night. However, many people want to clean their mouths directly after eating to maintain a clean smile and fresh breath. Unfortunately, brushing right after eating can damage your smile. The acids in… Read more »

Did You Remember to Clean Your Tongue?

If you regularly brush your teeth but still have bad breath, maybe you need to clean your tongue. Your tongue helps you to speak and to taste food, but it is also the home of millions of bacteria, which cause bad breath other problems for your oral health. But take heart, you can clean your… Read more »

Oral Health Advantages: Sleep Apnea Treatments

  Have you ever been the victim of sleep apnea? The truth is, many individuals may not even know they’re suffering from it. This is because sleep apnea is a sleeping disorder that occurs during sleep. Although you may often wake up due to sleep apnea, you may never register as to the reason why…. Read more »

Untreated Dental Attrition Can Lead to Worsening Complications

Your tooth enamel is designed to be hard enough to allow for efficient oral function in the breaking down and chewing of common foods. Yet uncorrected alignment issues with multiple teeth can cause the surface of one to grind excessively on the other. In time the tooth enamel could gradually start to wear away. This… Read more »