Make Your Family Diet Tooth-Friendly

As a parent, your daily responsibilities are extensive – doing everything you can to simplify will make it easier to both get the job done and feel less stressed along the way. Your family’s oral health is built through daily choices and habits. Make sure they add up to something positive – it all starts […]

When Porcelain Veneers Look Like the Real Thing

Your cosmetic dentistry should become a part of your natural smile. With the right transformation, your dental flaws are obscured while your strengths are enhanced. Your teeth look like they belong in your overall appearance, and help magnify your physical strengths. To accomplish all that, a cosmetic dentist needs the right tools. One of the […]

Is Exercise Bad for Your Teeth?

Getting adequate exercise each day is good for you – there’s no refuting that, and remaining active on a regular basis has countless lifelong benefits. But overdoing training can end up causing problems for your pearly whites. Multiple studies of athletes’ teeth have shown that heavy physical activity contributes to several different dental problems, for […]

Your First Dental Exam After A Break from the Office

If you haven’t been to the dentist for a year, or more than a year, or more than a decade – don’t stress. You’re not alone. American adults struggle to make it in for twice-yearly appointments. Between all the responsibilities on your shoulders, a dislike of visiting the office, and a reluctance to engage with […]

Protect Your Kids’ Teeth on the Playground

Summer’s here! The birds are chirping, the grass is growing, and the end of the school year is drawing near. But while summertime is what kids wait for all year, there are plenty of extra precautions to take as they head outdoors. A recent report that playground-related injuries are on the rise has us thinking […]

Dental Implants 101

For many of us, tooth replacement isn’t something we have to think about. But as time passes, we all have to face certain aspects of aging, and that might include tooth loss. If you’ve ever heard about dental implants, you might be interested in all the advantages that they offer, but concerned about the more […]

Commonly Overlooked Signs of Teeth Grinding

Waking up feeling like you had a bad night’s sleep – even though you got plenty of hours of shut-eye? Sometimes your body does things that you don’t realize, and the time you spend unconscious each night can be bad for your health. One common issue is sleep apnea, and another is bruxism, or teeth […]

Need a Confidence Boost? Check in with Your Dentist

Feeling good about yourself is so important – it helps ensure happiness, success, and satisfaction. But finding your confidence can be easier said than done. There are so many different factors that build up to great self-esteem, and each individual’s sources of personal pride are unique. Something that’s more universal? The power of a smile. […]

What Happens During a Dental Consultation?

If you have dental anxiety, any interaction with the dentist’s office feels like an incredible obstacle. How do you start feeling better about dental care when it seems impossible to even make it into the office? The first step might seem counterintuitive, but it’s absolutely necessary: schedule a consultation. This preliminary appointment will provide information, […]

Not Sleeping Soundly? It May Be Sleep Apnea

Sometimes snoring is innocuous – and sometimes it’s more dangerous There are so many reasons we don’t sleep well. Stress, a bad day, something big on the horizon, a noisy street, or just an uncomfortable mattress. But sometimes your poor sleep stems from something larger than mental or environmental factors. If you’re snoring loudly, waking […]