Category: Preventive Dentistry

Flossing: 3 Things That Don’t Need To Happen

There are some things that should definitely happen when you floss: You should be able to do it efficiently and comfortable, without grimacing, as you effectively clean between your teeth and remove plaque (and food particles) from just beneath your gumline. Of course, this sounds like a simple task that you should be able to… Read more »

Why Serious Bad Breath Means It’s Time For A Visit

At its best, yucky breath is something that you can joke about. At its worst, bad breath means something is wrong with your oral health. The good news is that when halitosis (your chronically not so lovely breath) shows up, it’s a big obvious sign telling you that it’s time to set up a dental… Read more »

Bruxism Treatment: What Is It And Why?

If you are coming in to see us soon because you’re having some sort of problem with your smile that might be caused by bruxism, then you should know: We may suggest bruxism treatment for you. However, if this functional problem is still a bit of a mystery to you, then you might have a… Read more »

Q&A: Dental Insurance And Your Grin!

Perhaps you have dental insurance and you’re just noticing that the year is almost through. You realize the time has gone quickly and wonder how to proceed. Maybe you don’t have benefits but you’re thinking about it for next year. You wonder: Do we accept insurance? Let’s get some basic details sorted out, so you… Read more »

Smile Sensitivity: FAQs

Smile sensitivity is not something you need to put up with but something for which we can most certainly offer help. Are you sure about why your teeth are uncomfortable? Is this something that tends to happen when you eat certain foods or only when chewing? The wonderful news is that we can quickly get… Read more »

Do Your Children Need to Visit the Dentist?

As a parent, you likely already have your hands plenty full. Between baseball practices and band camps, even summer break may not feel like much of a vacation for you. But even if your calendar already feels dizzyingly busy, it’s important to determine whether your children might need to see the family dentist during that… Read more »

Ever Wondered What All That Coffee Is Doing to Your Dental Health?

Have you heard the great news? Studies indicate that coffee could actually be good for you. Not only does it contain antioxidants, but it can also help increase your cognitive functions. No wonder it was a mainstay all those nights you stayed up studying in college. Unfortunately, while coffee can be great for your body… Read more »

Gum Disease: Fact Or Fiction?

How much do you really know when it comes to gum disease? Are you quite the master of the details regarding symptoms, how to detect the problem, and the information surrounding its advancement? Or, are you the first to admit that you don’t know much about the details? We are happy to help you make… Read more »

Canker Sores: A Quiz!

Ever found yourself feeling perfectly fine one moment and then the next: A canker sore makes an appearance in your mouth? This is never a fun experience. In fact, if you don’t know very much about these types of sores, you may discover that you feel anxious and uncertain about your oral health when there’s… Read more »

How Do You Prevent Gum Disease?

Gum disease impacts millions of adults in the United States, leading to serious discomfort and in extreme causes, the loss of permanent teeth. However, with the right steps you can strengthen your smile and reduce the chances of the disease forming. How do you prevent gum disease?