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July 17, 2019

Understanding Root Canals | Infected Tooth
If you're like a lot of people and picturing yourself getting a root canal makes you want to hide under your bed— you're definitely not alone. In fact, we've been in business for more than 30 years and we've never met one person who has "get a root canal" on their bucket list. But guess what: The pain from a... read more » VIEW POST

Want to Know How to Get an Attractive Face Without Surgery?

July 3, 2019

Want to Know How to Get an Attractive Face Without Surgery
Have you ever heard of the Golden Ratio? The ancient Greeks are credited with discovering that divine proportion and it is often attributed as the reason behind why someone is considered attractive. Essentially, having the right facial proportions are why celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Brad Pitt, or James Dean get most people's votes on being pretty dang good... read more » VIEW POST

What if There Was A Way to Avoid Braces

June 20, 2019

Boy breathing in his sleep
What if there was a way for your child to avoid braces? Whether the thought of keeping thousands of dollars in your pocket or the thought of your kid never needing to cover brackets and wires with wax put a smile on your face, both would be pure bliss. The good news is that that title isn't click bait. Your... read more » VIEW POST

Mouth Guard: Protecting Your Little Athlete’s Smile

June 4, 2019

Mouth Guard Protecting Your Little Athlete’s Smile
Summertime means a lot more outdoor activities! As parents we all want our little kiddos to go outside, run around, play, use their imaginations, and get some exercise in. But with all the electronic devices, it seems hard to peel them off! (Are we right?!) Enter sports. Playing on a team where there's a dedicated schedule can really help make... read more » VIEW POST

What Happens When Gum Disease Is Allowed to Progress?

May 29, 2019

Periodontal Disease Stage chart
When asking a patient who was just recently in our office, "Do your gums bleed or hurt?" The person's response was surprising. They said, "Yes, my gums bleed, but that's normal." We were surprised by this response because bleeding gums is definitely not normal. In addition to making sure people are healthy, we believe in educating people because that is... read more » VIEW POST

We Have the Treatments You Need to Overcome Tooth Sensitivity

May 3, 2019

Man with a toothache
If you have sensitive teeth, you will know it. You might find yourself unable to eat your favorite ice cream or drink your morning Joe or tea because your teeth will hurt. And you're not alone, because over 40 million Americans also find themselves with dentin hypersensitivity or tooth root sensitivity.   Here's a not-so-fun fact: if you have gum... read more » VIEW POST

Fluoride Helps You Win the Battle On Cavities

April 15, 2019

Family playing tug of war
Dental health is pretty important, especially when you consider that it affects your overall health and one of the best things that you can do for your health is to actively take preventative measures. Having to worry about your health is not something you need on your plate. And no one likes ending up with cavities that progress into bigger,... read more » VIEW POST

Uncovering The Reasons For Your Bad Breath

April 2, 2019

Uncovering The Reasons For Your Bad Breath
“I brush and floss, but I still have bad breath.” We hear this a lot, and while you may not be happy about it, you're not alone. In fact, bad breath, or halitosis, is estimated to affect 1 in 4 people around the world, and can manifest as thick saliva, postnasal drip, a bitter metallic taste in your mouth and... read more » VIEW POST

How to Care for Your Oral Health If You Have Diabetes

March 26, 2019

Woman receiving dental care
Did you know that almost 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes? If you are diabetic, you probably already know about the threat to your overall health from diabetes. Diabetes can come with some serious health risks, commonly called “diabetic complications” which potentially includes blindness, foot amputations, kidney failure, heart disease, neuropathies, and impaired wound healing. Not only are people with... read more » VIEW POST

Just How Toxic Are Your Silver Fillings?

March 12, 2019

Silver lips and teeth
If you're over forty and you've ever had a cavity, then chances are you've had a silver filling. But here's the thing, those fillings are silver in color but contain mercury in the material. In the dental world they're called amalgam fillings and while they've been used in dentistry for the last 150 years, nowadays they aren't as popular—and for... read more » VIEW POST