Can You Get Cleaner Teeth by Chewing Gum?

Can You Get Cleaner Teeth by Chewing Gum? Basic on statistics, the United States is clearly a gum-chewing nation.  A startling 173.41 million people in the US chew gum. Chewing gum is valuable to your body and mind.   It can also help keep your teeth clean! Chewing gum is an enjoyable pastime... Read more »

Time to Consider Dental Implants?

Time to Consider Dental Implants? Do you feel insecure about your smile because of missing teeth? Are you constantly in pain due to crooked, cracked, or infected teeth? Perhaps you're even frustrated with cosmetic dental work completed in the past, failing to see your desired results. Now is the time... Read more »

8 Baby Teething Comfort Tips Every Parent Needs to Know

8 Baby Teething Comfort Tips Every Parent Needs to Know Your newborn baby is born with 20 teeth under the gum line. Before you know it, your happy baby starts to become fussy with a tendency to drool on a consistent basis. The first tooth usually appears between 6 months and... Read more »

5 Top Benefits of Using Fluoride Treatments

5 Top Benefits of Using Fluoride Treatments We all know how important fluoride treatments are for children. However, did you know that fluoride usage for adults is just as important? It's never too late to start practicing a healthy oral hygiene routine for your teeth. Even adults should use fluoride... Read more »

How to Prepare for a Tooth Extraction

How to Prepare for a Tooth Extraction Do you remember when losing a tooth was so exciting as a child? It was essentially a right of passage into first grade.  In addition, you'd often receive a financial reward from the tooth fairy! Losing a tooth as an adult is not... Read more »

What Causes Tooth Enamel Erosion and Can It Be Treated?

What Causes Tooth Enamel Erosion and Can It Be Treated? Did you know that tooth enamel is the strongest and most durable tissue within our body? It is stronger than our bones, and harder than steel!  Tooth enamel is the substance on the outside layer of your teeth. Enamel is responsible... Read more »

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Smile

5 Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Smile Do you really dislike the way your smile looks?  You're not alone!  Studies have shown that more than 30 percent of Americans are unhappy with their smiles. One easy way to change this feeling is working towards developing a healthier smile. When you take good... Read more »

What To Do When a Dental Emergency Occurs

What To Do When a Dental Emergency Occurs The number of dental emergencies treated in the United States has almost doubled since 2000. Most of us who have experienced tooth pain know it's one of the most uncomfortable feelings out there. When a dental emergency occurs, you don't need to panic.  ... Read more »

Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know

Dental Hygiene Basics Everyone Needs to Know Happy National Dental Hygiene Month!  Many individuals refrain from visiting the dentist for a wide variety of different reasons. If you're among these thousands of people who don’t enjoy seeing the dentist, it would be wise to spare yourself the stress of frequent... Read more »

Gum Line Countouring for a Shapelier Smile

Gum Line Contouring for a Shapelier Smile A beautiful smile can be very distracting if your gums are too prominent. Our gums serve an important purpose, but certainly should not be the focal point of your smile. Large, thick gums tend to make teeth look short and stubby, which is... Read more »