What to Do If You Get Your First Cavity

Did you know? Cavities are actually quite common. While we all strive to avoid them, the reality is that 91% of people between the ages of 20 and 64 in the U.S. have at least one cavity. In fact, cavities are the second most common health disorder in the world (right behind the common cold). […]

Suck it Up: Why Using a Straw Can Protect Your Teeth

If you’re a regular brusher, flosser, and rinser, but are still looking for additional ways to protect your teeth and avoid surface stains – we hear you. Try as you might, sometimes doing everything “right” doesn’t always lead to perfectly white teeth. That’s why many are adding another tactic to their oral hygiene routine: straws! […]

Make Flossing a Habit Today

Most people know how important it is to brush your teeth at least twice a day, but many people seem to dismiss flossing as an unnecessary extra step. Whether you think brushing your teeth is enough, or you just don’t feel like taking the time to floss, here’s a few reason why you should reconsider […]

Handling Pediatric Dental Anxiety

The mention of the dentist can strike fear into children of all ages.   Pediatric dental anxiety is a fairly common occurrence, ranging from mild concern to extreme panic that can actually affect the way your child thinks about the dentist and their oral health for the rest of their life. Since it is so […]

Look 10 Years Younger

Your smile is one of the first things a person will notice when you meet.  If you would like to improve your smile with a simple procedure, teeth whitening may be a great option for you, especially if you have stained, dull or discolored teeth. Our dental office is providing teeth whitening services to new […]

Dental Crowns vs. Fillings

Many people are  familiar with dental crowns and fillings because of experience with fractures, tooth decay, or other similar problems. Crowns and fillings offer a solution to restore the form and function of teeth to health.   Dental Restorations The broad term used to describe the various options to restore the cosmetic appearance and structure […]

Connected Health: Gum Disease and Heart Disease

For decades, scientists have been studying the links between periodontal (gum) disease and heart disease. Over the years, research has continued to find strong correlations between these two inflammatory conditions. While there is work yet to be done, we have already discovered connections that may influence how we approach health care in the future. Consider […]

Are Dental Veneers Right for Me?

We often have visitors to our office ask about solutions for fixing stained teeth or filling in gaps between teeth. We sometimes suggest veneers. Veneers are one cosmetic option available for correcting your smile. Here’s what you should know about veneers, and whether they are right for you and your smile. What Are Veneers? A […]