One Simple Timeline for Your Child’s Dental Health [Infographic]

  If you’re a new parent, there’s a lot going on right now that feels confusing and unfamiliar. Take this opportunity to clear up at least one factor – your new baby’s dental health. While your daughter or son may not yet have any pearly whites peeking through their gums, they’ll be showing up soon […]

Why Did My Dentist Recommend a Mouth Guard?

Just had a dental exam, and found your dentist recommending a mouth guard? It’s always a little stressful to have a new dental appliance in your life – but it can be such a positive thing. Guards help prevent more serious dental problems and protect your teeth. Learning more about what you’re avoiding by wearing […]

Is Your Jaw Pain Due to Cavities? When to Get Help

Your jaw is actually a complicated piece of biological machinery. The components within work in harmony to allow you to bite, chew, and speak with ease. But sometimes one component can throw the others off, like when your jaw muscles clench and cause your teeth to grind. However, this is just one source of jaw […]

Top 5 Ways to Avoid Dental Problems During Pregnancy

There’s so much to think about during a pregnancy, especially if it’s your first. But are you remembering to make your oral health a top priority? While your teeth and gums may not seem like they deserve extra attention when you’re expecting, pregnant women actually face increased oral health risks. Keep reading to learn more […]

Why Pop is the Worst for Your Smile

What does pop really do to your teeth? While we’ve addressed this question before, it’s always a good idea to revisit ways to cut down your soda consumption. In addition to being terrible for your teeth, drinking pop can cause whole body health problems. And diet sodas aren’t free of blame – they’re just as […]

How to Get a Great Fit with Your Dentures

Dentures should pull their weight. After all, when you’re replacing missing teeth, you want the restoration to look and feel like the real thing. But the unfortunate truth is that many denture patients aren’t satisfied with the end result. They experience issues with their dentures slipping, clicking, and not accomplishing daily tasks the way they […]

Don’t Get Dental Implants Until You’ve Seen This

There’s so much information available online – when you start researching a dental procedure for the first time, where do you start? More importantly, who can you trust to provide accurate information? Since it’s usually tough to verify the truth behind internet content, we recommend that you schedule a consultation with your dentist. If you’re […]

Protect Your Teeth to Make Your Smile Last for Life

There’s an old dental joke that you only need to floss the teeth you want to keep. The comedy comes from the assumption that we all want to keep all of our teeth – and it’s absolutely true. But what about when you’re faced with regular cavities, gingivitis, broken crowns, or other setbacks that damage […]

How to Love Your Teeth & Boost Oral Health

Tired of cavities turning up at your routine exams? We want you to be able to arrive at a decay-free place, and we’ll do everything possible to help you get there. But it all starts with making some changes to the ways your treat your teeth at home. While your dental exams and cleanings are […]

What Are the Causes of Gingivitis?

Gingivitis might not sound like a big deal. But as the first stage of gum disease, it matters a whole lot more than you might expect. By preventing gingivitis, you can actually prevent periodontal disease. Since periodontitis can lead to tooth loss, bone loss, the need for extensive restorative treatment, and potentially complicate other health […]