What is Gum Disease?

Have you been warned about gum disease that could affect your oral health? If so, do you understand the dangers of gum disease? If not, that’s OK because our team is happy to help you understand gum disease and why it poses a dangerous threat to your smile and oral health. Our s encourage everyone… Read more »

Check With Our Dentist Before Using a New Tooth Whitening Product

Many patients struggling with chronic dental staining problems experience a diminished sense of self-confidence and sometimes limit their smile to hide their yellow teeth. This drives some individuals to experiment with the tooth whitening products available at the retail level. Unfortunately, most of these items may use a mild concentration of hydrogen peroxide as their… Read more »

Skills to Floss Properly

Flossing is an essential tool in your everyday life. Do you know if you have the proper flossing techniques? Flossing can help keep your teeth clean and healthy and help you defend against the looming threat of gum disease. Our dentists at in , , understands the importance of flossing regularly. To help you understand… Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Treat a Small Cavity

Plaque and bacterial deposits that aren’t cleared away by your daily routine can lead to a gradual increase in acids in your mouth. In time, the acid can start to demineralize your tooth enamel, causing a cavity to develop on one of your teeth. If you have noticed sensitivity or any abnormality with one of… Read more »

Treating Tooth Sensitivity Following Dental Filling Placement

If you have recently received a dental filling and seem to suffer unusual tooth sensitivity, your dilemma is one that is quite common. Typically, tooth sensitivity after a dental filling subsides within a few weeks, and you may only experience temporary pain when consuming hot or cold foods and drinks, or if you inhale cold… Read more »

Understanding Wisdom Teeth

What have you heard of about wisdom teeth? Are you aware of their other name? Do you have any? Find out all about wisdom teeth by reading over this post we’ve put together, and note any extra inquiries you have concerning wisdom teeth and ask them on your next visit in our office. Wisdom teeth,… Read more »

The Worst Beverages for Your Oral Health

Some beverages can do serious damage to your teeth. Here are five of the worst culprits: -Soda: Soda is bad for your teeth in two ways. First, it usually contains high amounts of sugar. Sugar damages your mouth because bacteria in your mouth convert sugar into acid, which breaks down your tooth enamel. Additionally, soda… Read more »

2 Steps to Taking Care of Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush is a big part of taking care of your teeth. But in order for it to do its job, you need to take care of it! Here are a couple things you may not know about taking care of your toothbrush.   Make sure that you are the ONLY one who uses your… Read more »

Mouthguards: The Answers to Commonly Asked Questions

Many people, especially athletes, have many questions about mouthguards. This is often because they don’t know much about the appliance, which means they don’t fully understand it or even know how to use it, which can lead to questions. If you’re one of these people, our dental team at is more than happy to help… Read more »

Back to Basics

Taking care of your teeth isn’t hard, but sometimes it can become mindless–or we simply fall out of the habit. Here are some things to consider as you get back to basics. Eat Well: Health starts with what you put into your body. Eat lots of calcium-filled foods, like dark leafy greens, dairy products, and… Read more »