4 Types of Mouth Sores and How They’re Treated

Mouth sores can be painful, annoying, and unsightly, depending on the type of sore you have. Some appear inside the mouth on the gums, tongue, lips, or cheeks. Others, like cold sores, can appear outside the mouth, such as on and around the lips, under the nose, and on the chin. Mouth sores can be […]

Are Stress and Anxiety Destroying Your Oral Health?

It can be difficult for most people to identify how daily stress can impact their overall health. However, during routine dental exams and cleanings, your dentist is often the first person to detect the many ways stress can impact the body visibly. Learn the many indications that stress is causing damage to your smile, as […]

Will Teeth Whitening Damage Previous Dental Work?

Professional teeth whitening treatments are one of the quickest and most effective ways to transform your smile. A beautiful, bright smile can light up a room and completely change how you feel about yourself. Professional teeth whitening treatments are the fastest way to remove years of surface stains and discoloration in just one appointment. If […]

Molar Cupping: What Is It and How It’s Treated

Tooth cupping is a common dental condition in which small indentations or cups begin to develop on the chewing surfaces of the teeth. Deep cups and grooves appear for various reasons and are considered a rare form of enamel and dentin erosion. Once the holes reach the dentin, the tooth enamel starts to collapse, allowing […]

Which Is Better: Water Flossers Vs. String Floss

Dentists always recommend flossing at least once per day. Even though floss can reach 40% of tooth surfaces our toothbrushes can’t reach, many people still don’t floss. The most common reason why flossing is avoided is that it’s difficult, and it can take a while. Water flossers can be a great alternative to traditional string […]

Relieving Tooth Pain From Sinus Pressure

Waking up with a toothache is something everyone dreads, but tooth pain doesn’t always mean a dental issue. Sinus pressure from inflammation or an infection can cause you to experience pain in unexpected areas – like your teeth. Sinus infections can be challenging to treat, and symptoms can linger for weeks or even months. Read […]

Never Dread Dental Impressions Again With Digital Scanning

Dental impressions are something almost everyone has had to suffer through at one point or another during a dental appointment. If you have a sensitive gag reflex or suffer from dental anxiety, the thought of impressions may even have you putting off necessary dental work. Take relief in knowing that there is an alternative to […]

The Fastest Way To Whiten Your Teeth

Having white teeth is a crucial factor in having your smile look its best. With the help of Hoffman Dental Care, you can achieve a bright and natural-looking smile regardless of your budget. Many tooth whitening processes are simple and can either be done in our office or conveniently at home. Here are the best […]

6 Reasons Why Dentists Recommend Deep Cleaning Treatments

There are times when a dental hygienist’s standard cleaning isn’t enough to clean your teeth thoroughly. For instance, if bacteria have invaded below your gum line, a deep dental cleaning may be necessary to restore your gums to proper health. Here are six common reasons why dentists recommend deep cleaning treatments and how your teeth […]

Foods That Help To Re-balance The pH In Your Saliva

Many factors can determine which foods you purchase from the grocery store and what type of meals you make for yourself or your family. Whether your priorities are cost, preparation time, taste, or calories, another factor you should consider is the food’s level of pH. Low-level pH foods not only negatively affect your general health, […]