The Number of Americans with Gum Disease is Shocking

Not too worried about your gums? It might be time to take another look. We don’t want to make you panic, but gum disease is a huge problem. Even as oral health continues to improve overall, America’s gums are still in trouble. Thanks to advances in patient education, technology, and free anticavity measures like fluoridated […]

Jaw Clicking or Locking? Here’s What to Do Next

Wake up with a tense jaw that just won’t relax, no matter what you do? Jaw pain or dysfunction is a common problem, and one that goes all too often ignored. You may feel like there’s nothing to do other than wait out the discomfort. And in some cases, this may be adequate – but […]

The Secret to Long-Lasting White Teeth

Everyone deserves a bright smile. Dazzling teeth not only make you feel more confident and sociable, but communicate a message of health and success to those around you. And if you’ve gone through professional teeth whitening, you want to ensure that your results really last. Unfortunately, there are enemies to white teeth lurking throughout our […]

How Much Soda are We Really Drinking?

The danger of soda isn’t a new topic. But have you considered the effects the sweet stuff might be having on your teeth? Your enamel is the first part of your body to be exposed to soda, and it has to put up a fight to avoid cavities. The sugar content and acid within sodas […]

5 Conditions That May Be Linked to Gum Disease

Gum disease doesn’t exist in a vacuum. If your teeth or gums are experiencing a health problem, the rest of your body may be affected. And more and more studies are suggesting that there’s a particularly strong link between periodontal disease and certain systemic health conditions. Paying close attention to your gums and receiving regular […]

What Potential Dental Implant Patients Need to Know

No matter what you’ve learned about dental implants in the past, it’s important to get the facts straight before your surgery. Doing research and asking your dentist detailed questions will help you feel completely comfortable and know what to expect from the process. We want to assist you in any way possible – so we’ve […]

Everything You Need to Know Before Tooth Extraction

We know that the prospect of oral surgery can feel intimidating – after all, you’re parting with a piece of your smile. But losing that tooth can be the best thing for your future. In fact, a tooth extraction can even lead to a lifelong smile that would have otherwise experienced health problems. Learning a […]

10 Easy Oral Health Boosts Many Patients Miss

Our goal as your healthcare providers is to give you all the tools you need to succeed. Healthy teeth and gums will help you lead a happy and disease-free life. But sometimes you don’t know everything that’s helpful at home. And with the frequently changing guidelines and emerging research on what’s best for our teeth, […]

You’re Never Too Old for Orthodontic Treatment

Feel like it’s too late to straighten your teeth? It’s time to change the way you look at orthodontic treatment. Whether you’ve been in need of braces since childhood, or your bite has shifted and created a later-in-life need for straightening, you deserve a smile you love. The benefits of orthodontics range from aesthetic to […]

Is Teeth Whitening Safe? Depends How You Whiten

If you’re staring down a tube of hydrogen peroxide and trying to figure out how it’s going to affect your teeth, you’re not alone. The ability to whiten teeth at home creates a lot of uncertainty, and some room for error. Any kind of home dental treatment is bound to make patients a little nervous. […]