The Dangerous Side Effects of Grinding Teeth

We all clench our jaws from time to time. But there’s a big difference between occasional tension and nightly grinding. Unfortunately, many overstressed adults fall into the latter group. Bruxism is the ongoing habit of clenching and grinding teeth, usually at night while asleep. If grinding is allowed to continue, it can lead to the […]

How Often Should You Really Visit the Dentist?

Trying to puzzle out your perfect exam schedule? While there are always universal recommendations for patients, visiting the dentist twice yearly may not be the best schedule for your own teeth. Things get a little more complex when you take your own personal needs into account. Your dental history, personal habits, age, and more dictate […]

Coke Damages Enamel (And More)

While there are plenty of reasons people love Coke, there are even more to try to cut back on the sweet stuff. Soft drinks are harmful to your teeth and to your entire body. While you’ve certainly heard in the past just how damaging Coke can be, sometimes it’s a good idea to check out […]

Stop Jaw Pain Before it Starts

Jaw pain can be excruciating, extremely frustrating, and impossible to ignore. Once your jaw has been operating in a dysfunctional way, it takes concerted effort and careful treatment to retrain it. Instead of struggling through jaw rehabilitation, why not avoid that unhappy outcome in the first place? Reacting when you notice the first signs of […]

How Dental Implants Are Different

Struggling to navigate the restorative dental waters? While many restorations might seem similar, there’s one that stands out from the pack. Dental implants integrate with your jaw bone to form a strong foundation for tooth replacement. Because implants delve deeper than other restorations, they offer independent structures that can attach to dentures, partials, bridges and […]

What to Know Before Botox

Don’t go into Botox blind. If this is your first time considering cosmetic injections, get answers to your questions upfront. You’ll not only feel more comfortable with treatment, but are likely to reduce your anxiety overall. We’ve compiled common Botox questions and corresponding answers below. If you don’t see your question, just get in touch […]

10 Simple Hacks for Healthier Teeth

Trying to break a cavity streak? It can be tricky to stave off decay, especially if you’re not getting to the root of the problem. If you’re drinking acidic beverages nonstop each day, no amount of brushing and flossing is going to make a big difference (and could actually damage enamel that has been softened […]

Root Canal FAQ: What to Expect

A root canal doesn’t have to be unpleasant, or even stressful. And if you learn a little more about treatment specifics, we bet you’ll be surprised by just how comfortable the process can be. Truth is, we’re much more afraid of the unknown, and endodontic therapy tends to fall into that category. How can you […]

What Teeth Whitening Patients Need to Know

You deserve to be an informed patient. The better you understand your dental care, the more engaged you will be and the end result is typically improved oral health. If you’re considering teeth whitening but are unsure about treatment, we’re here to help. You deserve a bright smile that makes you feel confident and in […]