Why Your Healthy Smile Is Your Body’s Ally

Dental cleanings aren’t just for your oral health anymore. We are beginning to see how oral health reaches beyond healthy teeth and gums to support your body’s overall health as well. We have always known that regular professional teeth cleanings work alongside your daily oral regimen to result in a healthy smile. And preventing tooth decay and gum… Read more »

A Crown Can Improve a Tooth’s Cosmetic Appeal

Chips, fractures, alignment problems or deep stains on your teeth can leave you with an unappealing smile. Some people will turn to dental veneers to give them a more appealing smile. It’s not unheard of for one or more teeth to need a crown due to thin enamel or past dental work. A crown essentially… Read more »

A Few Common Brushing Mistakes

When it comes to brushing, would you be surprised to learn that many people make a few mistakes? If you’re interested in learning more, please read on! For example, did you know you could be damaging your gums if you brush too hard or use a toothbrush with bristles that are too firm? Similarly, did… Read more »

Simple Items to keep in a Dental First Aid Kit

An emergency is just as likely to happen in your mouth as it is any other part of your body. There are a few basic items you can keep in a kit that will help you manage oral emergencies when they happen. For many dental emergencies waxed dental floss is very helpful. The waxy coating… Read more »

Why You Should Look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance

With over 300 dental products carrying the ADA Seal of Acceptance, you are bound to run across some when you are looking for your next toothbrush or mouthwash. Have you ever wondered what the Seal was, or who the ADA is? For over 125 years the American Dental Association, a non-profit entity, has been helping… Read more »

Healthy Teeth and Gums While Pregnant

What is the first thing you think about when you discover you are pregnant? Finding a good obstetrician? You are not alone! But while you are scheduling that first appointment, you will want to schedule a visit to your dentist as well, especially if it has been awhile since your last checkup and cleaning. Because… Read more »

Damaged Enamel Can Be Replaced by a Crown

If you have a tooth that has been damaged by excessive decay, fractures or perhaps you have lost a large filling, then you might be a good candidate for a crown. Crowns are designed to repair or replace the enamel of a tooth. If tooth decay has advanced far enough to cause an infection in… Read more »