Treat Your Smile to a Healthy Lunch

If you are often rushed at lunchtime, your oral health can suffer. We encourage you to take more time to consider how your lunch choices may be affecting your oral and overall health. Our dentist is pleased to provide a few tips on how to make your lunchbreak more beneficial for your teeth. 1. Make… Read more »

Maintain a Beautiful Smile After Tooth Decay with a Composite Dental Filling

Your front teeth play an important role in the appearance and function of your smile, such as helping you bite off food and enhancing the appearance of your facial expressions. When these teeth develop tooth decay, the cavity is very obvious and harmful. The good news is that our dentists can often use composite dental… Read more »

How to Maintain Strong Enamel When You Have Braces

Your tooth enamel is the hard shells that protect the inner layers of your teeth. It’s important to maintain strong and healthy enamel so you can have the strong and healthy smile you deserve. When you have braces, that might be a little tough. So, our orthodontist, Dr. , is happy to give you the… Read more »

Halloween Oral Health Tips

Keep your oral health care in check this Halloween season by practicing safe and effective techniques, making ideal food and drink selections, and utilizing proper oral health care treatments. Listed below are a few oral health care tips to think about: – Help protect yourself from going overboard by setting up an effective candy plan… Read more »

Understanding Candidiasis

Candidiasis, also defined as thrush or oral thrush when it impacts the mouth, is a type of fungal infection caused by Candida, a yeast. Although Candida normally exist in the mouth, they can cause infection if they increase in bacterial acids in your oral cavity. Here are some facts you should recognize about candidiasis. Risk… Read more »

Are You Getting Enough Fluoride?

In the 1930’s an interesting discovery was made. Scientists learned that people who lived in areas with naturally fluoridated water had a significantly lower rate of cavities than people who lived in other areas. Once the link between fluoride and dental health was made, many municipalities began adding fluoride to their water supplies. Fluoride strengthens… Read more »

Dental Hacks: Keeping Your Breath Fresh

You’ve already tried breath mints. That’s getting old, or maybe it’s not working. Want to find more ways to keep your breath fresh? Here are some dental hacks for those struggling with chronic halitosis: – Brush twice and floss once daily. It’s no secret that a regular and thorough oral hygiene routine is vital to… Read more »

A Brief Sketch of Dentistry in the Middle Age

As far back as 12,000 B.C., humans were cleaning teeth with flint tools. Let’s fast forward a bit to the Middle Ages, a time period generally recognized as occurring between 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. Here’s a brief sketch of some significant events: As far back as 12,000 B.C., humans were cleaning teeth with flint… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Topic: Oral Emergencies

Are you ready for oral accidents and injuries? Have you taken the time to build emergency kits to ensure timely treatments will be available should the worst occur? Although tooth loss and objects stuck in teeth are normal oral accidents, there are many ways in which your oral health could be destroyed in an instant,… Read more »

Useful Dental Products for an Extra Clean

You know the rules. Brush twice a day, and floss once. Those are great habits, of course, but what if we told you there was even more you could do for your oral health? As dental science progresses, new products are being developed that will change the way you take care of your teeth. To… Read more »