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 »

How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for You

How to Choose the Best Mouthguard for You Mouthguards are essential for protection during certain sports and physical activities.  Without them, you're likely to experience tooth injuries like cracks or fractured roots. Some individuals even experience the complete loss of teeth! This is why athletes need to take extra precautionary... Read more »

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe? Some people enjoy visits to the dentist. They love that clean, fresh feeling they receive from a good dental cleaning. They've often had great experiences with their dentist and probably have healthy teeth and gums. Other individuals are terrified to visit the dentist. This fear of the... Read more »

10 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth

10 Tips for Dealing with Sensitive Teeth Do you suffer from painful sensations in your teeth from normal activities like eating, drinking, and brushing? If so, it’s likely you’ve wondered how you can help treat your sensitive teeth so there is no discomfort. Sensitive teeth can be caused by a... Read more »

Tongue Problems and What You Can Do to Prevent Them

Tongue Problems and What You Can Do to Prevent Them Are you curious about what you could be doing for your tongue today?  We utilize our tongues every day to speak, eat, and even breathe. It's important to factor in the health of your tongue when developing your oral hygiene... Read more »