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How Your Dental Health Affects Your General Health

Many may incorrectly think that maintaining oral health is just important for keeping teeth looking white and breath smelling fresh, but actually there are several important links between dental health and the well-being of the rest of your body. Since your mouth is the entry point to the digestive and respiratory tracts, it is also [...]

2019-12-03T19:10:58+00:00Dental Care|

Vaping & Dental Health: Sink your teeth into the facts

As the use of electronic cigarettes has surged over the last several years, government health agencies and medical communities have struggled to keep up. Suppliers in the booming industry and some optimistic health experts argue that e-cigarettes present a safer alternative to traditional smoking, but that narrative is quickly losing steam. Health reports across the [...]

2019-10-28T19:37:15+00:00Dental Care|

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+00:00Patient 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+00:00Dental 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+00:00Dental 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+00:00Uncategorized|

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+00:00Patient 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+00:00Patient Information|