Chewing Gum Saves Holiday Smiles

The holidays bring lots of opportunities for snacking on treats throughout the day–but no one has “developing a cavity” on their holiday to-do list! However, not everyone has the opportunity to brush their teeth after they snack. To combat this problem, chew sugarless gum! While not a substitute for twice daily brushing and daily flossing,… Read more »

Dental Hygiene and Your Holiday

The holidays give plenty of opportunities for treats and snacking. This makes it even more important to keep up on the basics of dental hygiene. Brush: It is recommended by the American Dental Association that you brush your teeth for 2 minutes, twice a day. Use short, back and forth strokes with a toothbrush that… Read more »

For Better Oral Health, Avoid These Foods

Your oral health is impacted by more than just the way you clean your teeth. The food and drink you choose to consume also affect your smile! Here are some common culprits of food-caused damage to your teeth: – Acidic, Sugary and Starchy Foods: Acid is the main culprit for dental erosion, cavities, and many… Read more »

Causes of Bad Breath & Their Symptoms

Bad breath, which is also referred to as halitosis, can be an occasional thing or it can be more persistent. Often, bad breath is caused by bacteria in the mouth and on the tongue. Halitosis that occurs because of this is easily remedied by brushing your teeth and tongue. However, occasionally bad breath is caused… Read more »

Dental Caries Can Sometimes Be Repaired with a Simple Dental Filling

Dental caries can occur when poor oral hygiene causes a chronic acidic environment in your mouth. As it continues to occur, the mineral content of your tooth enamel can start to weaken. This is even more likely to occur in areas where plaque and other bacterial deposits build up. As the bacteria start to establish… Read more »

Is Your Smile Photo-Ready?

The holidays are almost upon us, and that can mean A LOT of photos. Make sure your smile is photo-ready with these tips! Brush and Floss: The easiest way to whiten your smile is to improve your brushing and flossing habits. Brush twice a day, for 2 minutes each time. If you find it difficult… Read more »

Dental Veneers Are Often Used to Cosmetically Improve a Smile’s Appearance

The teeth in the front of your mouth are responsible for more than simply biting off the foods you consume. They also play a prevalent role in many of your key facial expressions. When minor physical defects and dental stains affect these teeth, it can also affect your self-confidence. In many of these cases, the… Read more »

Test Your Cosmetic Dentistry Knowledge with This Cosmetic Dentistry Quiz

Do you think you know everything there is to know about cosmetic dentistry in , ? If so, our dentist, Dr. , would like to test your knowledge! The more you know about dental care, the better. So, find out how much you truly know by taking our dental team’s quiz about cosmetic dentistry. 1…. Read more »

Invisalign®: A Great Way to Improve Your Smile

Have you been considering fixing your crooked teeth or misaligned bite? Invisalign® is a great way to improve both your smile’s aesthetic appearance and function. Our office here at in , , would be excited to talk to you about Invisalign, so you can find out if it is a good option for you. Invisalign… Read more »

What Are Dental Bridges?

Bridges for your teeth are a device used to literally bridge the gap in your teeth. It’s made to replace one or more missing teeth with crowns on each side. This process requires at least two visits but it is well worth it to restore the full function of your mouth. Here at , we… Read more »