Home Whitening vs. In-Office Whitening: Which is Right for You

With all of the home whitening options out there, you’re probably wondering if there are any benefits to in-office teeth whitening performed by your dentist over what you can find at your local drugstore. With either option, you can achieve the same bright, white smile using either method. So what are the benefits of each […]

Can I Test for Sleep Apnea at Home?

At-home sleep apnea tests have been available since 2007 when the president of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine recognized the ability to have patients perform sleep tests from the comfort of their own bed. Doctors estimate that 18 million Americans have moderate to severe sleep apnea with 75% of them not even knowing it. […]

Do Crooked Teeth Cause Health Problems?

If you suffer from a less-than-straight smile, you may also be at a higher risk of developing other common dental issues such as tooth decay because properly cleaning your teeth can become difficult. If you continuously hear the words tooth decay, cavities, and gingivitis from your dentist, it may be time for you to consider […]

Considering Dentures? Don’t Miss This More Effective Option

If you’re missing teeth, and have been researching the different ways you can effectively restore your smile, dentures may be one of the options you’re looking into. If you’re worried about the negative impacts dentures can have on your teeth replacement, such as looking and feeling different than your natural teeth, we may have just […]

How to Celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month

When it comes to dental health, it’s every day that counts – committing to oral hygiene one month out of the year isn’t going to make a big difference. But February is still a great reminder to prioritize our children’s healthy teeth and gums. Take this opportunity to instill some new, healthy habits, tweak your […]

Helping Your Dental Crown Last as Long as Possible

Dental crowns are extremely effective for patients who require tooth restoration, even when the tooth is severely damaged. These durable dental crowns blend seamlessly with your natural teeth, and can last you for many years to come with proper care. Read on to find out exactly how to best care for your new dental crown […]

Why Do I Still Get Cavities?

Feel like your oral hygiene is on point, but still discovering cavities at your dental exams? It’s time to take a closer look at your daily habits, and which ones might be resulting in enamel erosion or plaque buildup. Am I at a heightened risk of developing tooth decay? Everyone from infants to adults are […]

What to Expect from an Oral Cancer Screening

Due to a recent increase in oral cancer cases, your dentist may have begun performing oral cancer screenings at your routine exams. This simple screening catches problematic tissues as early as possible, and early detection makes successful treatment much more likely. If you’re feeling a little nervous for what to expect during an oral cancer […]

Healthy Holidays? Not Impossible!

Christmas cookies, fudge, and other sweet treats seem to magically appear everywhere you and your family go during the holiday season. It may seem like an impossible task to have a healthy holiday, but making small adjustments to your celebrations now will have you walking on a better, and healthier path into the new year. […]

Why Did My Child’s Dentist Recommend Sealants?

“Sealant” is synonymous with home improvement projects – but not necessarily with our teeth. So if your child’s dentist brought up the need for sealants at a recent exam, you’re understandably a little confused. Fact of the matter is, sealants can be a significant aid in preventing childhood tooth decay. Sealants Help Boost Kids’ Oral […]