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13 02, 2018

About Sugar

By | 2018-02-12T16:51:12+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on About Sugar

We Eat More Than We Think! The only thing good about sugar is...it tastes good! After that, it's all downhill: Sugar is high in calories, provides only a brief increase in energy, and greatly increases the growth of bacteria and tooth decay potential. When Eskimos lived a sugar-free diet, their teeth were perfect. No cavities! [...]

6 02, 2018

Oral Health Over 40

By | 2018-02-06T08:21:42+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Oral Health Over 40

Common Problems in Mouths Over 40 Some oral health problems occur more frequently with age. Here, we list some of the most common issues and what can be done about them: Dry Mouth It's one of the most common problems associated with the older mouth. First, make sure you are staying properly hydrated, especially if [...]

23 01, 2018

Analyzing Bad Breath

By | 2018-01-31T21:23:33+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Analyzing Bad Breath

Bad breath (or halitosis) happens to all of us from time to time, and nobody likes it. As well as being a social embarrassment, bad breath can also be a warning sign of more serious dental problems. By analyzing the type of bad breath patients complain of, we can help determine its cause. What Causes [...]

16 01, 2018

How Often Do I Need a Checkup?

By | 2018-01-22T23:02:56+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on How Often Do I Need a Checkup?

Make time for your T.L.C. That's Tender Loving Checkup! Routine, regular examinations let us catch tooth decay and periodontal disease before they cause major damage to your teeth... and saves you the added expense and discomfort of more complex dental treatment. For most of our patients we recommend a checkup every six months, but there's [...]

9 01, 2018

Cavities without Pain?

By | 2018-01-15T15:55:37+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Cavities without Pain?

If It Ain't Broke, Why Fix It? Patients are sometimes surprised when they have a cavity or two and wonder, "How can I need a filling when I haven't been in any pain?" Unfortunately this is common because cavities often don't give any warning signs at all. Teeth can become extremely broken down and even [...]

2 01, 2018

Resolutions for a Happy and Healthy New Year!

By | 2018-01-08T21:31:35+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Patient Education|Comments Off on Resolutions for a Happy and Healthy New Year!

Here's to Health in 2018! We care about you as patients and as friends too! As we all try to get healthier in the New Year, here are some common resolutions that can improve dental and overall health. Make the New Year tobacco-free! Do whatever you need to quit smoking—seek out a program, a patch, [...]

26 12, 2017

Because We Care…

By | 2018-01-01T16:28:39+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Patient Education|Comments Off on Because We Care…

About Each Patient! Dentistry may be the word that describes the service we provide. But our greater goal is something we call care. It's reflected in the way we evaluate (and re-evaluate) current treatment methods and the latest dental techniques. It drives the way we look after every patient as an individual, with unique needs, [...]

19 12, 2017

Do You Use Chewable Vitamin C?

By | 2017-12-20T21:03:53+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Patient Education|Comments Off on Do You Use Chewable Vitamin C?

Less is More Where would we be without our vitamin C? Everyone agrees, it's a crucial nutrient that provides many health benefits. And in dentistry, it plays an important role in the healing process, especially in soft tissue such as gums. But vitamin C, being acidic, can actually do damage if consumed in chewable form. [...]

12 12, 2017

Straight Talk About Disease Control

By | 2017-12-11T16:24:49+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Patient Education|Comments Off on Straight Talk About Disease Control

When you visit our office, you might notice some of the things we do to maintain a sterile environment. We take disease control very seriously, and you can rest assured that we take all the proper precautions to keep you safe! In the Office Sterilization is now—and always has been—a concern in our office. We [...]

5 12, 2017

Expiring Dental Insurance Benefits?

By | 2017-12-04T14:44:52+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Patient Education|Comments Off on Expiring Dental Insurance Benefits?

Use Them or Lose Them! What if someone gave you free money to spend on improving your smile? With one string attached: use it all by New Years', or lose it. Well, for those fortunate enough to have insurance, be sure to take advantage of your plan's benefits before they expire at the end of the [...]

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