How Cavities Form – And How to Stop Them

How do you make sure tooth decay doesn’t impact your life? By learning its secrets. This is surprisingly simple – cavities are more predictable than you might think. While there are always exceptions, for those with certain conditions that may heighten their risk of decay, the majority of the population can prevent decay on their […]

The Causes of Dental Anxiety May Surprise You

Your dental anxiety is unique, and caused by a group of historical and personal factors. But research is starting to uncover additional clues to universal fear triggers in the dentist’s office. If you’re uncomfortable around a dental drill, you’re not alone – sights and sounds of dental treatment actually stimulate brain activity in the areas […]

What Happens When You Skip Brushing

What’s growing on your teeth while you sleep? Brush before bed to stop plaque! We’re supposed to brush at least twice a day – but that’s a guideline that sometimes goes unfollowed. If you find yourself skipping brushing, especially at night before bed, it’s time to break the bad habit. We know how tough it […]

How to Look Forward to Your Root Canal

Terrified of endodontic therapy? You’re not alone – the root canal has gained the dubious honor of being one of the most-feared dental treatments. The thing is, we’re not entirely sure how or why this happened. Root canal therapy heals an infected tooth and saves the structure from future damage. But decades of negative media […]

Is Flossing Actually Necessary?

The dental world is abuzz with the news: new national guidelines for oral health don’t include the use of your floss. The Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services released their 2015 dietary guidelines for Americans, and flossing wasn’t included. It’s been included in previous guidelines, so this was a noticeable change that dentists […]

What Your Kids Need from You to Build Strong Teeth

Your kids’ teeth need your help – but do you know exactly what to provide? We’re here to simplify the process and make sure your little ones build beautiful, lifelong smiles. Between getting the right nutrients, scheduling regular dental exams, and learning healthy habits, your children will be able to not only develop strong teeth […]

How Tooth Replacement Changes Lives

Tooth replacement accomplishes a whole lot more than you might realize. Of course, it rebuilds a missing tooth structure – but the benefits are just beginning. Choosing to put a new tooth in place will change the way you approach the world, and the way it responds. You’ll be a more confident version of yourself, […]

Fluoride Treatment for Adults Lowers Decay, Boosts Happiness

A little boost in cavity prevention isn’t just for kids – who doesn’t want some help staying healthy? Dental anxiety isn’t just a kids’ problem. Countless adults hold off on routine treatment that would benefit their oral health because they’re nervous about visiting the office. If you’re scared of the dental drill, improving your cavity […]