Having a Shingles Outbreak? Tell Your Dentist ASAP! 

  If you had chickenpox as a child, you are at a higher risk for developing a painful viral infection later in life called shingles. In addition to a painful skin rash and other symptoms that can develop, shingles can also affect your dental health.    For most patients, a painful rash is the extent […]

6 Cosmetic Dentistry Treatments That Transform Your Smile 

  Cosmetic dentistry offers patients with an imperfect smile the ability to improve the position, shape, size, and color of their teeth every day. These treatments can range from relatively subtle to a complete smile makeover in as little as one appointment.  Whether you’re looking to correct a minor issue or to transform your overall […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Dental Implant Recovery

Being as prepared for dental implant surgery as possible is vital to your recovery. You will likely have a chance to address any questions or concerns before leaving your appointment; however, here is some additional information on the do’s and don’ts of dental implant recovery to promote healing and implant success. DO: Have Someone Drive […]

7 Benefits of Dental Sealants For Kids

Dental sealants create a protective barrier on the tooth surfaces that are most susceptible to decay. These surfaces include the biting surface of the molars, which have many small grooves where bacteria can accumulate and cause destruction. Sealants are excellent for providing additional protection to children’s teeth until they can master daily oral hygiene habits. […]

Effectively Treat TMJ Related Jaw Pain With Botox

TMJ is a common issue that occurs when the temporomandibular joint becomes inflamed. Often triggered by arthritis, trauma to your jaw, or teeth grinding, TMJ can cause severe pain and even the ability to open the mouth in cases. While there are many different treatment options for TMJ, one alternative therapy option is proven to […]

8 Bad Habits That Are Damaging Your Teeth

It is likely that you already know that taking great care of your teeth by brushing and flossing is necessary to maintain excellent oral health. However, many patients are surprised to hear that their oral health efforts are falling short as a result of other bad habits that are common troublemakers. Avoid these eight bad […]

8 Common Dental Implant Myths and Misconceptions

If you’re self-conscious about missing teeth, dental implants can help you get your confidence back with a beautiful smile. While there are significant advantages to dental implants, many patients are still reluctant in committing to the procedure. Don’t let these eight common dental implant myths and misconceptions keep you from achieving a straight and healthy […]

Is It Safe For Kids To Be Sedated During Dental Work?

As a parent, one of your main goals is to keep your children healthy and safe. Part of that is bringing them into the dentist for regular dental exams and cleanings. If your dentist informs you that your small child needs a significant dental procedure, they’re also likely going to recommend dental sedation to help […]

Sugar-Free Easter Egg Hunt Ideas For Every Age

With Easter quickly approaching, you may already be reliving previous years of celebrating with sugar highs, rationing piles of candy, and the inevitable tantrum from a little too much excitement. Rethink your approach to Easter, because egg-hunts don’t have to include candy to be fun! Whether your kids are just old enough to say “bunny” […]