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Great Dental Tips For Kids

With the new school year and busy fall schedules it’s a good time to make sure routine dental exams are on the calendar for kids and all the family!  From babies to teens a checkup is recommended [...]

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Flossers 101

Random flossing removes annoying pieces of food stuck between our teeth; but proper flossing helps prevent cavities and gum disease.  Every day sticky plaque coats all sides of our teeth and [...]

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Checking in About Sugar

As the last days of summer wind down, let’s take a quick look at sugary foods in our diet. Summertime cold drinks, treats, and frequent snacks may have temporarily added sugar to our normal [...]

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Dental Implants

Significant Progress for Implants! Good News! If you’ve lost one or more teeth and wondering what to do, there’s good news! Remarkable advances have been made with dental implants. Break Through [...]

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Managing Stress for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Feeling Stressed Out? We know stress causes headaches, stomach problems and even worse issues! Did you know that stress can harm your oral health, too? Grinding While Sleeping. Highly stressed [...]

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HOW MUCH DOES MY DENTAL INSURANCE COVER?

Dental insurance plans can help defray the costs of treatment, but it can be tricky to navigate what’s covered and what’s not. In other words, how do you make the most of a dental [...]

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD I GET MY TEETH CLEANED?

The more detailed answer is that it depends on the health of your gums and how committed you are to your oral hygiene program. For example, if your gums are healthy and you follow a sound oral [...]

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DO WHITENING TOOTHPASTES WORK?

Whitening toothpastes can ONLY affect the outer enamel layer, they do not affect yellowing of the inner dentin layer. In fact, sometimes whitening toothpaste can make inner-layer discoloring more [...]

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DO WHITENING STRIPS FROM THE GROCERY STORE WORK?

Teeth whitening strips contain peroxide or bleach. Thus, they work to whiten your teeth the same way bleach works to whiten your clothes or your hair. The peroxide bleaches color from your teeth [...]

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How Do I Keep My Gums Healthy?

Healthy gums are firm and pink and essential support for healthy teeth. A healthy lifestyle is important for healthy gums…getting enough sleep, eating a balanced diet, not smoking, and [...]