Can Sleeping Habits Impact Your Teeth?

What do you know about gum disease? Did you know that this disease could actually lead to several problems if it isn’t addressed? For example, gum disease may actually cause swollen or red gums, recurrent bad breath, shifting teeth, and tooth loss. However, are you aware that not getting enough sleep could actually leave you… Read more »

Insights to Help You Find a New Brand of Toothpaste to Address a Special Dental Need

Toothpaste is a convenient addition to your toothbrush that helps remove food residue and bacterial plaque from the faces and contours of your teeth. When brushing your teeth, be sure to work on one tooth at a time, thoroughly scoring the surface in a circular motion. While most people choose to use a toothpaste with… Read more »

What to Do About Canker Sores

Have you ever had a canker sore before? If you have, you probably remember how painful and unpleasant they can be. Sadly, when you have a canker sore, even simple things like eating can be painful. Fortunately, there are several things you could do to prevent these problems. Sadly, there aren’t any treatments that can… Read more »

Answering Your Questions About Teeth Whitening

Did you know that teeth whitening is one of the most popular requests at ? According to the American Association of Orthodontists, over 90% of dental patients request having their teeth whitened. If you are considering it, but wonder about some things first, here are a few answers to common questions. Why are my teeth… Read more »

Sleep Apnea? We Can Help!

Are you ever woken up because your significant other snores? Have you ever been woken up by your own snoring? Did you know that snoring could actually indicate a more serious issue? Luckily, our team may be able to help you cope with snoring. One problem that might cause your snoring is sleep apnea, which… Read more »

The Toothbrush: Then & Now

Dental hygiene is an irreplaceable contributor to oral health. Proper dental hygiene includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Teeth care dates back for thousands of years. However, early dental care tools were very different from what we use today. Let’s explore the history of the toothbrush together. Teeth-cleaning tools… Read more »

Root Canal vs. Tooth Extraction

Did you know that ignoring a cavity could lead to damage in the center of your tooth? If this happens, there are only a few options you can consider, including tooth extraction or root canal therapy. Generally, we recommend saving your natural tooth whenever possible, but there are benefits to both procedures. Our team recommends… Read more »

Different Types of Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are a diagnostic tool used to help our dentists detect any decay, infection, or other issues that are not visible with the naked eye. Our dentists may decide to take dental X-rays at your regular dental exam. How often they take X-rays is based on your age, oral health, risk for disease, and… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Improve Can Unappealing Smile

If the teeth in your smile suffer from cosmetic imperfections like chips, stains, or discolored fillings, they can leave you feeling self-conscious about your appearance. One of the most effective ways to improve a smile like this is to have your dentist, Dr. [doctor _name], install dental veneers. These are custom-shaped, thin, porcelain shells that… Read more »

Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is… Read more »