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 »

Why Our Early Ancestors Needed Wisdom Teeth

Today, we need to have wisdom teeth removed to prevent several oral health problems caused because these third molars can’t fit properly in our mouth. But wisdom teeth actually had a necessary function for our ancient ancestors. Hunter-gatherer peoples ate a very coarse diet of roots, berries, nut, leaves, and... Read more »

A Stealthy Enemy of a Healthy Mouth

Healthy gums are important to healthy teeth, and healthy teeth are important to the process of feeding your body the nutrients that keep it healthy. Therefore, you can quickly see how gum disease has the potential to influence your overall quality of life. In simplest terms, having gum disease means... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Tooth Enamel

The hard, outer layer that protects your teeth against tooth decay is called tooth enamel. And even though tooth enamel is widely considered the hardest mineral substance in the human body — even tougher than bone — it still has some vulnerability. Beverage such as fruit smoothies and sodas contain... Read more »