Checking in On America’s Oral Health

While the percentage of young people with dental cavities in the United States dropped from 50% in 2012 to just over 43% in 2016, dental cavities are still the most common chronic disease among today’s youth in ages 6 to 19. Helping families understand the importance of proper oral hygiene from babies first tooth up […]

Can I Afford Cosmetic Dentistry?

When it comes to your teeth, there are a few stand-out procedures that you can have done that will really make a big impact on the way you feel about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry gives patients the ability to correct both minor and major flaws and greatly improve the appearance of your teeth. If you’re […]

Don’t Get Trapped by These Oral Health Misconceptions

You can’t believe everything you read on the internet, especially when it comes to the importance of your oral health. Just because it’s there in black and white on a website, doesn’t mean that it’s completely factual and true. Are you able to spot a dental myth from a real, actual fact? Myth: Children Should […]

Helping Your Kids Overcome a Fear of the Dentist

It’s easy to see why the dentist office can cause your little one to have a bit of hesitation and anxiety. After all, if your child has already experienced an emotional dental treatment such as having a cavity filled, or a tooth pulled, they are more than likely reminded of that negative, and possibly painful […]

Why Do I Keep Getting Cavities?

Cavities and tooth decay are among the world’s most common health problems. Cavities are especially common in children and teenagers, but adults are in no way immune to falling prey to tooth decay. If you feel like you can’t escape a cleaning or check-up from your dentist without hearing the words filling or decay, it’s […]

How to Maintain a Whiter Smile

A bright, white smile is one of the best ways to make a lasting impression. After investing time and money into achieving your perfect white, it’s vital to put a little effort in keeping them that way. Follow these simple dental tips to keep your teeth white all year long. Perform Home Whitening Touch-Ups Using […]

Why Do I Get Tonsil Stones?

When you hear the word stones in reference to a health issue, your mind probably goes straight to kidney stones. That is, unless you’re one of many who experience the pain and discomfort of tonsil stones. Some people are more susceptible to getting recurring tonsil stones than others, and they most commonly affect those who […]

How Long Do CEREC Crowns Last?

CEREC one-day restorations can help you restore your smile in the most convenient way possible when it comes to dental crowns. CEREC porcelain crowns can provide you with beautiful, natural-looking results for many years. How is a CEREC Crown Different Using chairside technology, CEREC restorations are a custom-designed porcelain crown that is designed just for […]

Relieve Tooth Pain At Home

  We’ve all experienced the the pain and discomfort that comes with a toothache. Your first response is to call and make an emergency appointment with your dentist, but what can you do from home to relieve some of the discomfort you’re experiencing in the meantime? Cold Compress If you’re experiencing any swelling, apply an […]