What Is Dental Debridement And Why Would I Need It?

It’s been a while since you’ve seen your dentist. No worries, your dental hygienist can help you get your oral health back on track. We all build up plaque, a soft, sticky substance that forms on teeth. Over time, minerals in our saliva can mineralize soft plaque into a hard substance known as tartar buildup. […]

What To Do For A Dental Emergency While Traveling

When it comes to traveling, most of us agree we prefer to be well prepared. Yet, no matter how prepared one is for traveling, unfortunate situations still arise. Lost luggage while traveling seems to be at the top of vacation nightmares, but a dental emergency is also a big concern. A painful toothache, a chipped […]

Should I Change My Toothbrush After Being Sick?

We’ve all struggled with sickness enough to know that it’s not fun. Chances are you’ve heard your fair share of “do this and not that” when it comes to sickness and staying healthy. Perhaps you’ve been told to Immediately wash the sheets, disinfect the house, clean the bathrooms, and throw away your toothbrush. Throwing out […]

Are Sugar-Free Drinks Safe For Your Teeth?

When it comes to tooth decay, most people realize sugar has direct effects on our teeth. While you might have heard your dentist refer to watching your sugar intake to reduce your risk of cavities, many aren’t as familiar with acidity and how this affects our teeth. While it would be nice and convenient if […]

What Exactly Is Dental Bone Loss?

Dental bone loss refers to the loss of bone mass in the jaw. It most likely occurs because of periodontitis or tooth loss. Periodontitis is the inflammation of tissues supporting the teeth that is caused by a certain bacteria in the mouth. Over time, this bacteria can eventually lead to the loosening of the teeth. […]

7 Things Your Dentist Can Tell From Looking In Your Mouth

You might think that your doctor knows your overall health best, but did you know that your mouth is actually a picture window into your overall health? Yes, your dentist can give you an updated report on your cavities but good dental health can also be a good indication of your overall health. Dentists and […]

What To Do If You Haven’t Been To The Dentist In Years

So it’s been a while since you’ve been to the dentist. Perhaps financial reasons, fear, moving, or just plain time passing by has kept you from the dentist. The most important thing for you to know is that you’re not alone. This is actually a common occurrence and as dental professionals we want you to […]

Why And How To Switch Your Dentist

Moving to a new dental office may feel intimidating or even awkward, but it doesn’t need to be this way. When it comes to dentistry, it’s important that you have confidence in your dentist as well as his or her team. After all you are investing time and money into their practice and should want […]

Make Sure To Use Your Dental Benefits Before The End Of The Year!

Most Americans are all about a great deal. We’ve all seen the crazy Black Friday lines that wrap around parking lots and have die-hard shoppers standing in line for hours just to grab a special on the latest gadget. They are determined to spend hours of their time to save some money and claim their […]

5 Amazing Benefits Of Using A Water Flosser

Did you know that studies show that only 30% of adults floss on a daily basis? The number one reason that people give for not flossing is that it is so cumbersome and inconvenient. Even when we know something is good for us, it can still be so challenging to get into good habits of […]