24 04, 2018

Do You Have Dry Mouth?

By | 2018-04-23T23:40:09+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Do You Have Dry Mouth?

Dehydration and Dry Mouth can Affect Oral Health If you only occasionally find yourself with a dry mouth, then it's probably nothing to worry about. It's just a natural sign of being thirsty. However, if lack of saliva flow becomes a chronic condition, then it can become a dental issue. That's because saliva has an [...]

17 04, 2018

Bad Habits for Teeth

By | 2018-04-16T21:49:41+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Bad Habits for Teeth

Everyday Habits can Impact Oral Health Most of us have a bad habit or two that we'd like to change. Here are some common habits that are especially hard on teeth: Biting or Chewing Non-Foods Items Maybe you've done it for years with no harm, but each time you bite a non-food object is unnecessary [...]

10 04, 2018

CEREC Inlays, Onlays, & Crowns

By | 2018-04-09T16:22:51+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on CEREC Inlays, Onlays, & Crowns

What is the difference between Inlays, Onlays, and Crowns? They all strengthen and repair a damaged tooth, but generally the type of restoration we use is determined by the extent of the damage. At our practice we use CEREC, a computer aided technology that allows us to create dental crowns and other all-porcelain restorations is [...]

3 04, 2018

One-Visit Whitening

By | 2018-04-02T20:04:09+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on One-Visit Whitening

Individual Results may vary Get Yours Today! Teeth whitening is a simple and safe way to dramatically improve the appearance of your smile. You're probably familiar with over-the-counter whitening products such as strips, toothpastes, or rinses. Well, these products may lighten your teeth over time with extended use, but they can never achieve [...]

27 03, 2018

Oral Exams: Checking out the Tongue

By | 2018-03-26T19:55:17+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on Oral Exams: Checking out the Tongue

Have you ever wondered why doctors and dentists ask you to open wide and say, "Ahhhh?" It's true that we dentists are looking for cavities and tooth-related problems, but the tongue and other soft tissues can also be an important indicator for a patient's overall health. Diseases such as diabetes, AIDS, scarlet fever, and different [...]

20 03, 2018

Avoiding the Dentist?

By | 2018-03-19T22:10:14+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Avoiding the Dentist?

Break the Cycle! Have you been avoiding the dentist due to fear or anxiety? Or has it been so long that you're embarrassed or ashamed? At our practice, we promise to never "guilt-trip" or scold you about your teeth. Instead, we simply focus on positive change to our patients' health, and you'll find that our [...]

13 03, 2018

Baby Teeth—Take Them Seriously

By | 2018-03-12T16:15:16+00:00 March 13th, 2018|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Baby Teeth—Take Them Seriously

You probably know that it's important to take care of a child's baby teeth, but do you understand why? It's a common question that patients have. "Why worry about a baby tooth if it's eventually going to fall out?" Well, for starters, baby teeth are around a little longer than you might think. Incisors (front [...]

6 03, 2018

Look for Changes in Your Mouth

By | 2018-03-05T13:46:50+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Look for Changes in Your Mouth

Whenever you find yourself brushing or flossing in front of a mirror, take the opportunity to really look inside your mouth. A self examination is the first line of defense in detecting potential problems... and the earlier, the better! Open wide and look at all the soft tissues, watching for any unusual changes such as [...]

27 02, 2018

Are You at Risk for Gum Disease?

By | 2018-02-26T18:17:18+00:00 February 27th, 2018|Periodontal Dentistry|Comments Off on Are You at Risk for Gum Disease?

With more than half of American adults affected by gum disease, it's important to know if you're in one of the at-risk groups. Some factors are beyond our control, but others can be controlled, and simple things such as better nutrition and behavioral changes can go a long way toward improving oral health and preventing [...]

20 02, 2018

A Perfect Smile

By | 2018-02-18T17:43:50+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on A Perfect Smile

If You've Got it, Flash it. If not, why not get it? Changes occur as we age. Teeth darken and develop little chips. Gums recede. Gaps appear. Before modern dentistry there wasn't much anyone could do except to eventually get dentures. Luckily, nowadays there are alternatives and often you can get a dazzling with simple [...]

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