Spring Cleaning: Which Whitening Treatment Is Best for You?

It’s officially spring, and with temperatures rising and flowers blooming, there’s a lot to be happy about. And what better way to spread the joy than with a bright, vibrant smile? If you are interested in whitening treatments, there are a variety of home or in-office options to explore. Toothpastes: Of course you have good… Read more »

Revitalizing Your Smile with a Spring Dental Cleaning

It’s almost time to reset the clock now that it’s March and spring is on the horizon! You might already be feeling the spring cleaning bug, wanting to revitalize your home, your life, and yourself. Spring traditionally represents rebirth, rejuvenation, and regrowth, and we can use this energy to clear out the old and reboot… Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Your New Temporary Crown

The process of having a crown fitted onto one of your teeth happens in two stages. The initial appointment involves the dentist creating an abutment by removing most of the enamel from a tooth that was severely decayed, or fractured. The dentist then places a hard plastic cap known as a temporary crown over the… Read more »

ADA Accepted

In 1930, new dental products were arising, as well as extravagant claims about what they could do. The American Dental Association (ADA) took it upon themselves to adopt guidelines to evaluate dental products for safety and effectiveness. The ADA Seal of Acceptance program began in 1931, when the first ADA Seal of Acceptance was awarded…. Read more »

The Importance of Oral Health for Seniors

Many elderly people think that losing their teeth is inevitable, but that is not true. If you take good care of your teeth, you can have a beautiful, functional, and natural smile for a lifetime. So, in order to properly take care of your smile, we strongly recommend doing the following things: · Keep up… Read more »

Tooth Decay and Your Child

You probably know that your children are more likely to have tooth decay than you are—but do you know why that is or what causes tooth decay? Most importantly, did you know you can take certain steps to protect your teeth—and your children’s teeth—from decay? Have you heard that only children are at risk of… Read more »

Are You Allergic to Your Toothpaste?

You probably know that it’s extremely important to brush and floss every day, but do you know what’s in your toothpaste? Your toothpaste is made with abrasive agents to remove plaque, flavorings, humectants to keep your smile moist, thickeners to keep ideal texture, and often fluoride to strengthen teeth. While knowing what’s inside your toothpaste… Read more »

5 Ways to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Thanksgiving

Everyone loves the family and friends time of Thanksgiving. With so much to be thankful for, why not include your oral health? Did you know that poor oral health has been linked to heart attacks, diabetes, dementia, rheumatoid arthritis, and even premature birth? With serious conditions like these at stake, it becomes obvious why your… Read more »

Which is Better for You: A Crown or Filling?

Do you have a tooth that is cracked or decayed? Do you ever wonder how your dentist might repair it, or why they may recommend covering your tooth with a crown instead of simply giving you a filling? Today, to answer these questions and help you know what to expect, we’re happy to discuss the… Read more »

Root Canals: The Truth Exposed

You have a bad toothache and your tooth becomes sore when exposed to cold or hot foods and drinks. You notice that your gums are swelling. When you go to the dentist, you are told that you need root canal therapy. You are nervous because you’ve heard lots of unpleasant things about the procedure. However,… Read more »