Why Quitting Smoking Can Save Your Oral Health

Studies have overwhelmingly shown smoking to be bad for your health, and can cause many diseases, most commonly cancers, such as lung and oral cancer. There are a number of adverse effects smoking has on your oral health. Here is why quitting smoking can save your oral health, including your teeth – and ultimately your… Read more »

Periodontal Health Problems Are Often Related to Inconsistent Flossing Habits

Your daily oral hygiene routine is a foundational element for maintaining a healthy mouth. To aid in this effort the American Dental Association encourages you to brush your teeth twice each day and floss at least once. This simple daily regimen will help to remove plaque and food particles before they can harden into tartar…. Read more »

Are You Informed about Bruxism?

Due to the behaviors of bruxism on your smile, it can be hard to detect. Bruxism is caused by symptoms of grinding and gnashing your teeth together, often to the detriment of your oral health. Bruxism often takes place while a person sleeps, which is why it is so difficult to detect. Are you informed… Read more »

Dealing with Dry Mouth

We’ve all had moments when our mouth has run dry. It may be the result of fear or stress, or even an illness. But for many it is a regular part of their lives and it can cause problems for their mouths and teeth. Here is what you should know if you are dealing with… Read more »

Top Tips for Helping Kids Brush

Getting your child to brush his or her teeth for two minutes, twice a day can be quite a task. Simply setting a timer and supervising can be tedious for both child and adult!  At , we know that brushing can be fun. Here are a few tips to help move things along.    … Read more »

Root Canal Myth Busters

If you are nervous about a possible upcoming root canal, do not fear; you are not the only one to feel this way. But you should know that your fears might actually be based on some commonly perpetuated myths. Let’s take a minute and bust those myths with the power of truth: Myth: Root canals… Read more »

Don’t Let a Missing Tooth Take Away Your Smile

Is there a missing tooth in your smile that keeps you from smiling because of self-consciousness with the gap in your teeth? If this is the case, we are here to help! With the help of a dental crown restoration, we can bring back your smile confidence in no time. Dental caps, or crowns as… Read more »

How to Care for Your Smile When You Catch the Cold or Flu

Are you sick with the cold or flu? If so, our dental team is so sorry! We encourage you to rest so you can recover quickly. We also encourage you to keep your smile in mind while you’re blowing your nose or wrapping yourself in a blanket. The cold and flu illnesses can affect your… Read more »

How Scaling and Root Planing Can Help Your Smile

Normally when you visit our dentist for teeth cleaning, your teeth and gumline will be cleaned to prevent gum disease. Gum disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue surrounding your teeth which can develop when bacterial plaque and tartar build up. Scaling essentially removes this plaque and tartar. But what happens when you have advancing gum… Read more »

All You Need to Know About How to Have a Healthy Smile this Winter

The winter season could be a dangerous time for your smile and oral health, especially because of all the sugary treats available. However, if you keep your teeth and gums in mind and work on maintaining excellent oral health, you’ll be on the right track toward having a healthy winter season. So, to help you,… Read more »