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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+00:00Dental 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+00:00Dental 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+00:00Dental 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+00:00Tooth Whitening|

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+00:00Cosmetic 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+00:00Dental Care|

Am I at Risk for Gum Disease?

A few decades ago, it was believed that the biggest risk factor for gum (periodontal) disease was aging. Today we know that aging in itself doesn't put you at risk for gum disease, and that other conditions may increase your susceptibility. Luckily, knowing the risk factors and being proactive can keep [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:21+00:00Patient Information|

Removing Baby Teeth – What You Need to Know!

Baby teeth are meant to be lost so that the incoming adult teeth can emerge without issue. Most of the time, baby teeth are lost naturally, or due to an impactful force that’s not uncommon in childhood. However, even after children lose their baby teeth they should still take caution in the days that immediately [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:25+00:00Patient Information|

Cold Food and Sensitive Teeth

Winter may be upon us, and it’s pretty easy to beat the cold by adding on an extra layer or two of clothing. However, if your teeth are sensitive to the cold, you may want to think twice about having that snowball fight! Even one sip of an cool drink or bite of a cold [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:31+00:00Uncategorized|

Keeping Your Guard Up Against Sports Related Dental Injuries

Over the years, sports participation by youths has grown steadily. It is estimated that 20 to 25 million youths participate in competitive sports. As a result of this growth in participation levels, incidence of injury has also increased. Some have reported sports to account for approximately 36 percent of all unintentional injuries to children and [...]

2019-01-16T13:58:35+00:00Dental Care|