3 Ways to Brighten Your Smile This Christmas

Who doesn’t want a white smile, especially for Christmas? Well, if you’re one who does, we have some tips for you! Here are three ways you can brighten your smile for Christmas, and we encourage you to try one: Over-the-counter whitening There are many whitening treatments available at the local grocery stores, like whitening strips,… Read more »

The 4 Best Toothpaste Options for Your Smile

As you browse the oral hygiene aisle at the store, the many options may start to make things a bit overwhelming and confusing. However, if you know what to look for in a tube of toothpaste, shopping will be much easier! So, to help you pick the best toothpaste for your smile, we recommend the… Read more »

Have You Ever Used a Plaque Discoloring Agents?

How many times have you been told that you should brush your teeth at least twice a day? Or about how important it is to floss? How many times have you been told why? You may have that you need to remove plaque and tartar from your teeth. But, have you heard that you need… Read more »

What Happens if I Lose a Crown?

A crown represents a significant investment in oral health and functionality. When properly cared for and maintained, it can last for many years to come. Even though a crown is not subject to tooth decay, there are a number of things that can cause the crown to fail. The cause of the failure will determine… Read more »

Tips for Recovery after Wisdom Tooth Extraction

For most people, the wisdom teeth erupt in late adolescence. Sometimes only one or two wisdom teeth emerge while others might become impacted. This can influence the type of procedure you need for extraction, which can also influence your recovery time. Most of the time, your dentist will remove your wisdom teeth while your mouth is numb… Read more »

How You Can Avoid a Root Canal

Are you concerned about root canals? Do you avoid going to the dentist just to avoid this dreaded treatment? If so, we have good news for you: root canal therapy has come a long way. In fact, most patients who have had this treatment aren’t nearly as concerned with having another. Still, we believe that… Read more »

Sooth Your Tooth Pain with These Home Remedies

If you have a toothache, there are a few things you can try at home to finally relieve your pain, and those things are: • Ice the area: Icing the area can relieve pain and numb the nerves. Put one or two ice cubes in a plastic bag and lay the ice on the aching… Read more »

Misconceptions about Gum Disease

Were you told that teeth lost by gum disease are irreplaceable? Have you read online that bleeding gums are signs of a good, deep cleaning? Do you ever wonder how accurate these claims are? If you have ever asked yourself any of these questions, we are happy to provide you with answers. In fact, we… Read more »

The Sedation Methods Offered By Your Dentist

Are you terrified of undergoing dental procedures, or even just a routine check-up? You’re not alone. Up to 15% of Americans have a very real fear of visiting the dentist. If you have such a fear, speak with your dentist about it. They will help put you at ease, explain the procedure, and may even… Read more »

How To Care For Dentures

If you have lost most of your teeth, then dentures can do a wonderful job at helping restore your smile. However, it is important to care for your dentures properly to prevent damaging them. Rinse Dentures can still collect bacteria and stain just like natural teeth do, so it is important to remove and rinse… Read more »