How Your Toothbrush Impacts Your Teeth and Gums

2016 is on the horizon and now is the perfect time to make positive changes to your oral health. One of the simplest changes you can make is as easy as replacing your toothbrush. The purpose of a toothbrush is to remove plaque and to stimulate the gums to prevent tooth... Read more »

The Effects of Age on Your Smile

How important is your smile to you? Are you proud of the way your pearly whites look? But, did you know that the appearance and health of your smile will inevitably change as you age? If you don’t care for your smile, the change could be drastic—and you may not... Read more »

Preventing Gum Disease

Thanksgiving is almost here with the delicious aromas filling the air around it. That is why it is more important than ever to remember to take extra care of your smile. Neglecting your oral needs can be dangerous and cause gum disease. Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is... Read more »

Considering an Oral Piercing? Read This

Are you considering an oral piercing, but find yourself concerned with potential health risks? Do you ever wonder about how safe oral piercings are? Do piercings even influence your oral health? To answer questions such as these, we’re happy to discuss a few risks of oral piercing. Sadly, piercings are... Read more »

How Can You Brighten Your Smile?

Are you one of the many Americans who are unhappy with their smile? Have you tried teeth whitening, either from your dentist or from home? If you have, you’re far from alone. In fact, teeth whitening is one of the most common procedures. While your dentist can help, do you... Read more »

Is There Wisdom in Wisdom Teeth Removal?

It is very common for people to have wisdom teeth as they enter early adulthood. If your teeth begin to grow in, your dentist will be able to determine the best course of action for your smile, and your dentist will give you the best of advice for your personal... Read more »

Three Tricks for Avoiding Tooth Decay

Do you know what the most common disease in children is?  Did you know that the disease is dental caries, also known as cavities? Did you know that the same disease is very common in adults? Luckily, there are a number of things you can do in addition to maintaining... Read more »

Be Careful When Eating These Foods

Do you have a filling, cap, or crown? Do you enjoy the strength and comfort these restorations provide? Sadly, teeth with restorations can be more vulnerable than teeth without restorations—and even these can break when you chew certain foods at the wrong angle. While breaking your teeth while chewing is... Read more »

4 FAQs about Dental Veneers

You asked and we answered! We’re going to answer some of our most asked questions about dental veneers so you feel comfortable with your smile restoration decision. What are dental veneers? Dental veneers, also known as porcelain veneers, are thin, custom-made tooth colored shells that are designed to cover the... Read more »

What Is Scaling And Root Planing?

Periodontal disease (gum disease) occurs when plaque and tartar infect the gums. If left untreated, periodontal disease can pull away from teeth, damage tissue, and even cause tooth loss. Some of the most common treatments for periodontal disease are non-surgical, deep cleaning procedures called scaling and root planing. Scaling This... Read more »