Gum Health: Indicative Of More Than A Healthy Smile

What’s the cause of 90% of tooth loss? According to the ADA, gum disease and tooth decay are the major culprits. However, if we take the correct measures to keep our gums healthy, the future looks much brighter for our smiles… and our bodies. When there is a buildup of bacteria in the mouth, our […]

To Floss Before or After? The Answer that No One Agrees On!

Whatever your style—flosser, string, AirFloss, WaterPik-you have heard that flossing is one of the best things you can do to maintain healthy teeth. Thankfully, we have moved past the question of why you should floss and have moved on to when… but even dentists are divided on the issue! Removing the bits of food and […]

Afraid of the Dentist? Read this.

Thousands of Americans suffer from poor oral health due to a serious fear of the dentist. Although it is not uncommon to be afraid of the dentist, it can be a serious issue that keeps people out of the dentist’s chair for months, and sometimes even years. Skipping dental visits is not okay and can […]

Tongue Ties

You’re probably familiar with the phrase “getting tongue-tied” which refers to feeling too shy or embarrassed to speak. But in the case of now 8-year old Mason Motz in Texas, he’s now feeling anything but. According to an article from Inside Edition, Motz spent the first five years of his life unable to speak a […]

DIY Whitening: What You Should Know

Whitening products that can be purchased online or at the drugstore have become ubiquitous. You’ve probably seen ads on magazines or social media for easily obtainable whitening products that promise pearlier whites after one use. The appeal is obvious. After all, everyone wants shiny, white teeth! But do these products really work, and more importantly, […]

Bridges vs. Implants

If you are missing several teeth, you know how difficult it can be. Missing teeth can cause problems with speech, chewing, and in more serious cases, even the overall shape of the face. While these challenges may seem difficult and impossible to fix, there are things that can be done to restore your smile and […]

4 Tips to Help you Choose the Right Dentist

Websites such as Amazon and Expedia have trained us to be price analysts in our search for the perfect product. We expect to be able to use filters to instantly find the most bang for our buck–a process that works for purchasing shoes, air travel, electronics, even food items. Yet when it comes to choosing […]

Treating Cracked and Chipped Teeth

Cracked a Tooth? Cracking or chipping your tooth can be extremely painful. While a chipped or cracked tooth may cause issues with chewing, biting, and eating, it can also cause further harm to your other teeth. What Happens? A cracked tooth can cause harm to the root of the tooth and can sometimes lead to […]

Vegetarian? Your Dental Health Could be at Risk

We all have different prerogatives when discussing food choices. One of the major food prerogatives is becoming a vegetarian. Some of us choose this lifestyle, but do we ever consider any of the consequences associated with it? In terms of dental health, there are some concerns related to a strict vegetarian diet. First, there are […]

Try On A Crown?

Crowns, fillings, caps, veneers—your dentist is always using terms for different ways to give you your perfect smile… but what do they all mean? In this blog, we’ll be focusing on crowns—what they are, what they’re made of, and most importantly, how they could benefit you! You’ll be “crowned” an expert in no time. What […]