Is Periodontitis Making You Sick?

Did you know that individuals with serious gum disease are 40% more likely to have a chronic condition as well?  Your gums can actually cause your body to become sick. That was the finding of the American Dental Association. Apparently, when bacteria in the mouth build up it can bring on infection, where the immune… Read more »

Daily Flossing Is Your Best Kept Secret

To avoid the ravages of gum disease and dental caries, you will need to practice diligence every single day. Brushing and flossing is the secret to a healthy smile. Every time you eat food or take a drink of anything other than water, there is oral debris left behind. Bits of food, sugar or bacteria accumulate… Read more »

Dealing with an Injured Lip

An injury or emergency can happen in your mouth, just like any other part of your body. It’s not unheard of for a blow to the face or fall to injure your lip or cause you to bite down hard on it. This can cause pain and bleeding. If the injury is severe you should… Read more »

Helping Seniors Maintain Proper Oral Health

If you are a senior who wants to keep your natural teeth for a lifetime, we are here to help you! There are four things you can do to maintain a strong and healthy smile, and those things are: · Keep up on oral hygiene: For the best results possible, you need to brush your… Read more »

Restoring Your Pearly Whites With the Help of Your Toothbrush

2016 is almost here and we wish all our patients a Happy New Year! We are ready to help you ring in your best oral health yet for a healthy, happy year. One easy change you can make to benefit your smile is as simple as changing your toothbrush! A toothbrush should remove plaque and… Read more »

Calcium and Your Teeth

Are you worried about gum disease? Would you like to learn more about how you can keep your gums healthy and strong? If so, we recommend getting enough vitamin D and calcium in your diet. You’ve probably heard that what you eat can have a major impact on your oral health. But, did you know… Read more »

Thanksgiving and Dental Care: Why You Should Be Grateful for Your Dentist

With Halloween in our past and Thanksgiving in our near future, your smile could be in great danger if you do not properly care for it. However, with the many services your dentist offers, you are likely to have a successful and fun-filled holiday season without any dental issues. The many services your dentist provides… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Basics

Brushing and flossing on a daily basis is vital for ideal oral health. Not only is it important to brush and floss regularly, it is imperative that you do so with proper technique. Proper dental hygiene will help prevent tooth decay and gum disease. Brush your teeth at least twice a day, once in the… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: 7 Tips to Achieving a Brighter Smile

Do you wish you were proud of your smile instead of ashamed and embarrassed of it? If so, we have a few ways to grant your wish! With these seven whitening tips, you will have a whiter, brighter smile in no time: 1. Try do-it-yourself whitening: When it comes to whitening your smile in the… Read more »

Did You Lose a Crown? This Could Help

If you’ve ever lost, cracked, or broken a tooth, you know that a dental emergency can be a traumatic, stressful experience. If you are interested in learning more about how you can prepare for future emergencies, please look over a few of our tips for dealing with a dental crown. If your tooth is painful,… Read more »