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 »

Get Rid Of Frown Lines with BOTOX® Cosmetic

If you’re thinking about getting rid of your frown lines or crow’s feet quickly, BOTOX may be a solution for you to think about. Today our team is going to give you an inside look at this fast and simple face restoration method that is used by our dentist. So what is BOTOX Cosmetic? BOTOX… Read more »

A Closer Look at Dentures and Dental Implants

A missing tooth not only mars the beauty of your smile, it will hinder your smile’s function. Missing teeth will affect your bite, which in turn can make it more difficult to speak and eat. Your family dentist may recommend dentures or dental implants to restore your smile. Dental implants are made up of a… Read more »

The Pros And Cons Of The Different Types Of Fillings

A cavity forms when acids produced by plaque bacteria create a hole in the tooth. It is important to treat this decay as soon as possible to prevent it from growing and causing additional dental health problems. After the decay is drilled from the tooth, a filling will be placed. But what kind of filling… Read more »

My Kids Grind Their Teeth. What Do I Do?

Do you hear your child grinding their teeth while they sleep? Are you afraid they are causing damage to their teeth and jaw? Ask your dentist if you have any concerns over your children’s bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching), but here is a brief overview about why kids have bruxism and what should be done…. Read more »

5 Dental Terms for You to Know

Do you ever find yourself at a loss when the dentist is talking about terms that you don’t understand? Here are five basic terms to familiarize yourself with the dental lingo.   Periodontal Disease Periodontal disease is another term for gum disease, or inflammation and irritation of the gums. Ranging from mild gingivitis to severe… Read more »