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At-Home Dental Care Tips

Visiting your dentist for check-ups twice a year is an essential part of your oral health maintenance.

Nov 15th, 2019
Vaping and Oral Health

Vaping is a relatively new trend that has given smokers a supposedly safer alternative to traditional cigarettes. Liquid (or “vape juice”) is heated by the electronic vaping device, producing a vapor that is then inhaled orally...

Mar 1st, 2019
National Children’s Dental Health Month

Educating children about proper oral health practices can help them achieve and maintain a healthier smile into adulthood. Because February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, dentists across the United States are promoting the advantages of...

Feb 4th, 2019
Why You Shouldn’t Use DIY Teeth Straighteners

Because having straight teeth is often considered to be a desirable aesthetic quality, some individuals have resorted to at-home teeth straightening methods to improve the appearance of their smile...

Jan 3rd, 2019
Why Dental X-Rays Are Necessary

If you have ever been to the dentist before, you have probably had x-rays taken of your teeth. They are sometimes done during a regular six-month checkup or as a way to identify a particular problem, such as the cause of tooth pain...

Oct 24th, 2018
Amalgam vs. Composite Fillings

Most people experience dental decay, commonly known as cavities or caries, at least once in their lifetime. A cavity forms when the enamel of a tooth begins to decay, forming a hole. Tooth decay can develop as a result of several factors, including...

Aug 27th, 2018
The Diabetes-Dental Health Connection

Millions of Americans have diabetes and are more prone to certain bothersome and concerning conditions as a result. Research indicates that individuals with diabetes are more susceptible to cardiovascular diseases as well as severe...

Jul 31st, 2018
Bad Breath and Oral Health

You may notice it yourself, but sometimes bad breath goes unnoticed. Bad breath, or halitosis, can be embarrassing, especially when it is persistent. Many men and women who struggle with bad breath turn to oral rinses, chewing gum, and breath mints to...

Jun 13th, 2018
Fun Facts About Saliva

Saliva is essential for our overall health, especially that of the mouth and digestive system...

May 22nd, 2018
What Stains Your Teeth?

All forms of tobacco can contribute to a range of health and cosmetic concerns, including tooth discoloration and bad breath...

Apr 19th, 2018
Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and dental practitioners take this opportunity to inspire parents to encourage their children to adopt healthy dental habits. Brushing as soon as children’s teeth begin to surface helps kids get used...

Mar 1st, 2018
The Connection Between Heart Health and Oral Health

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death for both men and women. February is American Heart Month, and it is the ideal time to spread awareness about heart health and to encourage everyone to make heart-friendly choices...

Feb 7th, 2018
Achieve a Beautiful, Natural Smile With Porcelain Veneers

There are many different dental treatments that can be used to improve your smile. Some of the more popular treatments include Invisalign® to straighten teeth, teeth whitening to improve their color, and dental implants for tooth restoration...

Nov 13th, 2017
5 Reasons to Choose Invisalign® Instead of Braces

Having straight teeth does not necessarily require becoming a “metal mouth.” Braces are indeed a tried and true method of straightening a crooked smile, but that doesn’t make them the ideal treatment for everyone...

Aug 21st, 2017
Teeth Whitening That Works

Think of the most beautiful and welcoming smile you have ever seen. How would you describe the color of the teeth in this smile? Were they yellow and stained, or were they brilliantly white?

Jul 21st, 2017