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Floss – Debunking the Glide Scare

After stories have circulated alleging the presence of toxic chemicals in commonly used dental floss and allergic reactions to the presence of nut-derived compounds in fluoride varnish, patients can rest assured that the products on the market remain safe. When it comes to potentially toxic floss, studies have shown that the chemicals in question — [...]

2019-02-08T13:43:06+00:00February 7th, 2019|Patient Information|

5 Signs of a Great Dentist

Your teeth are the unsung heroes of your body. Just think how hard it would be to dig in to your favorite meal without them! That’s why it’s so important to make sure you’re taking proper care of them. Aside from good habits and proper oral hygiene, having a great dentist as a part of [...]

2019-01-17T18:14:42+00:00January 17th, 2019|Patient Information|

Grinding Your Teeth? Here’s How to Stop

Grinding your teeth may be a habit that you’ve picked up over the years, or it can be something you’ve been doing for as long as you remember. Perhaps you grind your teeth in your sleep and you’ve only recently realized it. Regardless, it is a bad habit that can eventually lead to more serious [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:41+00:00January 3rd, 2019|Dental Care|

Teens and Teeth: What You Need to Know

Let’s be honest – teens are a handful in more ways than one. It’s not uncommon for teenagers to stray from the instructions of their parents during adolescence, and start trying to forge their own path. However, when it comes to maintaining your teen’s dental health, it’s important to make sure they are taking proper [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:46+00:00December 20th, 2018|Dental Care|

Beating Bad Breath

You don’t get a second chance to make a first impression! That’s why its so important to present your best self whenever you meet somebody for the first time. Whether you are preparing for a job interview, going on a date, or meeting new people in a social setting, you will be Most people know [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:50+00:00December 14th, 2018|Dental Care|

Whiten Your Teeth Over Dinner

There’s no better feeling than looking in the mirror and seeing a beautiful smile, showcasing gleaming white teeth. Unfortunately, with so many delicious foods and beverages that cause plaque buildup, it can be difficult to maintain that perfect smile. Per the AARP, coffee, tea, red wine and soda can all stain your teeth over time. [...]

2019-01-16T13:57:56+00:00December 11th, 2018|Tooth Whitening|

The Truth About Scurvy

You’ve probably heard it since you were a little kid: calcium will make your bones strong! A healthy supply of vitamins and minerals is essential for nutritional balance and optimizing your body’s natural processes. Calcium, or Vitamin C, is one such vitamin that plays an essential role in things such as keeping a normal heartbeat, [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:02+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Dental Care|

Dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening

Your teeth can stain over time from coffee, wine, cigarettes, and other products, which may make you feel self-conscious and threaten the integrity of your tooth enamel. Over-the-counter teeth whitening products offer a convenient way to brighten your smile at home, but using these too much can be dangerous to your oral health, and can [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:12+00:00November 20th, 2018|Cosmetic Dentistry|

Dental Caries: Treatments, Signs, and Symptoms

Dental caries, which are also referred to as tooth decay or cavities, are one of the most widespread diseases today, but also among the most preventable conditions. When you eat certain foods, the bacteria on your teeth breaks them down and produces acids that have the ability to seriously damage the hard tissues of your [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:17+00:00November 16th, 2018|Dental Care|