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Infant Frenectomy: A Simple Solution to a Painful Problem

Ankyloglossia, better known as a tongue-tie, is among the most common obstacles nursing mothers and babies face. A baby has a tongue-tie when the piece of skin connecting the baby’s tongue to the floor if their mouth is too short. This restricts movement of the tongue, making it difficult for the infant to properly latch [...]

2018-06-29T14:19:16+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Dental Care|

Proper Flossing Technique

It's the question every dentist asks: "Do you floss daily?" Unfortunately, for many of us, the answer is no. Adding another step to your oral hygiene routine might seem like a hassle, but there are big benefits to making sure that you take your dentist's advice and add flossing to your oral care routine. Gum [...]

2018-06-29T14:19:00+00:00October 26th, 2017|Dental Care|

What to do with a Chipped or Broken Tooth

You're chomping on ice, or perhaps a piece of hard candy when you notice something hard in your mouth that doesn't melt or dissolve. You get a bad feeling as you come to the realization that this mystery object, is in fact, a piece of broken tooth. Although the enamel that covers your teeth is the hardest, [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:48+00:00October 17th, 2017|Cosmetic Dentistry|

What are Veneers?

Veneers are a quick way to a beautiful smile, and this treatment is perfect for people with teeth that are stained, chipped or have gaps. But veneers are largely a permanent treatment, and having them placed is a big decision. Before you and your dentist decide the procedure is right for you, it's important to [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:41+00:00October 10th, 2017|Cosmetic Dentistry|

The Different Types of Fillings

The Different Types of Fillings Good news: the number of cavities and the need for fillings has decreased as modern dental practices have made it easier for people to better care for their teeth. However, some cavities still happen. Fortunately, there are more types of fillings for teeth today than ever before. Fillings vary in [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:38+00:00October 5th, 2017|Dental Care|

What Should I Know About Dry Mouth?

Does your mouth feel parched? Do you have difficulty swallowing and trouble forming words? You may be one of the many people who experience dryness of the mouth from time to time. However, persistent dry mouth, also called xerostomia, can be a cause for concern. If the condition isn't treated, you can develop cavities, gum [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:36+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Dental Care, Uncategorized|

What is Halitosis

We've all been there: you've eaten some garlic bread or you have a dry mouth, and you realize that your breath isn't as fresh as it should be. But there's a big difference between the occasional bad breath that everyone experiences, and the misfortune of having chronic bad breath. Equipping purses and lunchboxes with mouthwash [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:29+00:00September 28th, 2017|Dental Care|

Dental Work and Pregnancy

In between trips to the doctor, hospital tours and setting up the nursery, don’t let visiting the dentist fall off your pregnancy to-do list before baby comes! Getting a checkup during pregnancy is safe and important for your dental health. Not only can you take care of cleanings and procedures like cavity fillings before your baby is born, but [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:27+00:00September 26th, 2017|Dental Care, Patient Information|

Why Should I Use Mouthwash

Having a proper oral care regimen is important if you want to effectively prevent those undesirable oral health problems. That is why dental care experts continuously stress that you should make it a habit to brush and floss your teeth twice a day. In addition to regular brushing and flossing, it is also recommended that you [...]

2018-06-29T14:18:22+00:00September 21st, 2017|Dental Care|

The Importance of Mouthguards

Imagine what it would be like if you suddenly lost one or two of your front teeth. Smiling, talking, eating — everything would suddenly be affected. Knowing how to prevent injuries to your mouth and face is especially important if you participate in organized sports or other recreational activities. Mouthguards, also called mouth protectors, help [...]

2018-06-29T14:24:39+00:00September 19th, 2017|Adult Orthodontics Braces, Patient Information|