Concerned You May Have Gum Disease? Take These Steps Right Away

We rarely worry about gum disease the way we do cavities. Because tooth decay has more obvious symptoms, it’s the more talked-about disease. But healthy teeth are nothing without healthy gums. If your gum line succumbs to infection, it won’t be able to support your smile. You may be thinking: “Taking care of my gums? Dealing with my […]

Types of Smile Makeovers – And Which Could Be Right For You

Modern cosmetic dentistry offers an astonishing number of ways to transform your smile, ranging from simple and affordable options to more involved, full mouth reconstruction. Just about any aspect of your teeth that you are concerned about can be corrected with modern techniques. Treatments address a variety of issues, including missing teeth, gaps, tooth color […]

What It’s Like to Have a Cavity Treated with Laser Dentistry

Drills and needles are becoming a thing of the past in the dentist’s office. Laser dentistry is now a popular option for a long list of dental treatments. Recently, the technology has become more advanced and accessible. And the best part? It can often be done without anesthesia or the sound and vibration of a […]

Waking Up With Jaw Pain? Here’s How to Find Relief

If your jaw hurts first thing in the morning you may be wondering what could be causing your pain. Waking up with jaw pain, especially if it lessens throughout the day, might actually be caused by grinding your teeth or clenching your jaw while you sleep. Nighttime grinding or clenching of your teeth is referred […]

Tricks for Cleaning Your Invisalign Aligners

Just like brushing your teeth, cleaning your Invisalign aligners daily is a must. Keeping your teeth and your aligners clean helps prevent cavities and contributes to your overall health. Even though your aligners are disposable, you will use them most of the day, every day for two weeks, and they may become stained or house […]

Why Invisalign Is Ideal for Straightening Teeth During COVID

If you’ve been looking forward to straightening your teeth, COVID doesn’t have to stand in the way. But with all the appointments involved with braces, how can you find a way to begin orthodontic treatment during this difficult time? The answer could be Invisalign – a way to straighten at home, and on your schedule, […]

4 Common Brushing Mistakes You Might Be Making

Knowing how to brush your teeth properly is essential to maintaining a healthy mouth and gums. That means also knowing what mistakes you might be making. Many people make these common mistakes that cause gum recession, tooth sensitivity, and discoloration. Here are four common brushing mistakes you might be making and how to correct them. […]

Managing Novocaine Numbness From Dental Work

Novocaine numbness can make anyone dread having dental treatments done, and it may even lead to putting off necessary treatments to repair the damage. Novocaine is a local anesthetic drug that many dentists use for minor procedures, and it works by blocking the nerves in your body from sending pain signals to your brain. Learn […]

Will Your 2022 Dental Benefits Cover The Cost of Implants?

Did your dentist recently recommend a dental implant to replace a missing tooth? If so, the first two questions that came to mind were likely “How much do dental implants cost?” and “Are dental implants covered by my dental insurance?” Read on to learn about the type of dental implant coverage you can expect for […]