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The “Luxury Dental” Trends with Staying Power

In the United States, we spend a lot of money on health care. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that more than 8 percent of annual household expenses went to health care costs. As consumers, dental patients are increasingly placing more value on the quality of service they are paying for, which has [...]

2019-06-12T15:26:46+00:00June 12th, 2019|Patient Information|

What are Zirconia Implants?

Because dental implants serve as artificial tooth roots that are in direct contact with your bone and tissue, it’s important that patients have options when it comes to the materials used for such procedures. Many patients and dentists are now turning to zirconia implants, a non-metal ceramic alternative to the traditional titanium implant. Zirconia implants [...]

2019-04-24T13:09:35+00:00April 24th, 2019|Dental Implants|

Five Common Misconceptions About Veneers

Whether you're looking to overhaul your entire smile or simply want to address one specific tooth, veneers offer a long-term and versatile solution to a myriad of dental issues. Veneers are extremely thin shells made of tooth-colored material that adhere to the surface of your teeth. Because veneers are permanent, it's understandable why patients may [...]

2019-04-18T15:20:45+00:00April 18th, 2019|Dental Care|

Thumb sucking: Innocent habit can lead to numerous problems

Thumb sucking is a natural part of human development, and once babies find that sucking their fingers or thumbs brings them comfort, that habit can solidify into one that’s hard to break and can lead to several dental issues and even long-term health complications. Doctors say the urge begins to generally decrease at six months, [...]

2019-03-25T15:45:10+00:00March 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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|