Dental Sealants 101

Dental sealants are great treatments that can save your teeth from the horrible tooth decay that threatens it each day. They are thin, natural-looking products that cover the entire surface of your tooth and block out any substance that can harm it. Who should get sealants? Usually, children are the... Read more »

How to Encourage Your Child to Floss

If you are having a hard time encouraging your child to floss, we are happy to help you! There are a few things you can do to make flossing a positive and fun activity for your child, including: Show them the way Make flossing a family activity and show your... Read more »

Your Partial needs to be Included in your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

Your partial replaces the form and function of several lost teeth in one specific area of your mouth. It represents a serious investment in restoring your ability to chew food and speak clearly. As such it needs to be included in your daily oral hygiene routine. Keeping the unit clean... Read more »

Sensitivity in Your Teeth Can be Caused by Enamel Erosion

The enamel of your teeth is made up of a crystalline mineral structure. Everyday acidic foods and the natural bacteria in your mouth can attack these minerals on a microscopic level. If you do not have enough fluoride exposure in your daily activities, this can cause a miniscule loss of... Read more »

Age and Dental Implants

With modern technology, dental implants have become a viable option in restoring missing teeth. When considering if you are a good candidate for dental implant restoration, can age be a determining factor? Interestingly enough, it is the young that are the most affected by dental implant consideration. If your child... Read more »

Root Canal Therapy

Millions of teeth are treated and saved every year with root canal therapy. It can not only relieve tooth pain but save your smile. Let's take a moment and examine your tooth, and how a root canal can help. When you take a closer look at a tooth, this is... Read more »

Can you replace Flossing with Antibacterial Mouthwash?

Because you care about your health, you have established a solid oral hygiene regimen. You faithfully brush and floss your teeth (and gums) at least twice a day, you use a mouthwash rinse to flush away bacteria, and you keep your six-month scheduled dental cleanings. But what about claims you... Read more »

Is Dental Phobia Keeping You Away From a Healthy Smile?

Did you know that 9% to 15% of people living in America avoid their dentist because of anxiety and fear? That comes to about 30-40 million people! If you are one of those unlucky few that suffers from dental phobia, we are here to help. Dental anxiety vs. Dental Phobia... Read more »

Caring for Your Dental Crown

If you have invested in a dental crown you understand that your crown is a big investment in terms of the function of your tooth. If you properly take care of your crown, it can last a very long time. Unlike your natural teeth, the materials in your crown are... Read more »

Does Gum Disease Impact Other Medical Conditions?

When you think of your smile you generally think about your pearly whites. But don’t forget about the healthy pink gum tissue that supports your teeth. Keeping your gums healthy is every bit as important as protecting your teeth. If left untreated, gum disease, or periodontitis, can wreak havoc on... Read more »