Things to Keep an Eye Out for When Shopping for Toothpaste

The American Dental Association encourages everyone to brush and floss their teeth twice a day to help prevent cavities and gum disease and to promote good oral health. When brushing your teeth, you should use a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste. Toothpaste improves the brush’s ability to remove food particles and plaque from the surfaces of… Read more »

Dental Myths vs. Dental Facts

Oral care is very important if you’re interested in protecting your oral—or overall—health. Unfortunately, there are many dental myths that are widely accepted by the general public, which could lead to complications. To help you avoid some of these issues, our team is happy to reveal the truth behind these rumors. One common myth you… Read more »

Taking the Time to Find What Is Causing the Stains on Your Teeth

Many people struggle with stains on their teeth. A stained smile can leave you feeling self-conscious and wanting to explore your whitening options. However, Dr. cautions that if you don’t identify and resolve what’s causing the stains on your teeth, then even the most effective whitening routine may only yield temporary results. It’s a good… Read more »

Three Common Myths of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an infection of the gum tissue that surrounds your teeth. It’s caused by a buildup of plaque that has hardened into tartar. To protect your mouth from gum disease, you need to have all the facts, which is why our team at is taking this time to… Read more »

Should I Visit the Dentist Every Six Months?

Visiting the dentist, even twice a year, can be a hassle. However, it’s a vital step you must take to keep your mouth healthy. At every dental checkup, your dentist will perform two actions: evaluate your health and clean your teeth. By examining your health, your dentist can catch many dental problems before they develop…. Read more »

Did You Know These Drinks Harm Your Teeth?

Like sugary and acidic food, certain beverages contain tooth-harming levels of sugar, acids and chromogens. To protect your mouth, be aware of how much of these drinks you consume and the effects they have on your teeth. 1. Soda The high sugar and acid contents in soda soften the enamel (the hard, protective layer over… Read more »

A Toothache Should Not Be Taken Lightly

If you feel pain in a particular tooth or an ache deep in your gums it should not be taken lightly. A common toothache is almost always a warning sign of a serious problem. Trauma from a fall or blow to the face might injure the root of the tooth, or the periodontal ligaments that… Read more »

Dental Implants Can Anchor a Bridge to Restore Multiple Lost Teeth

Two decades ago when dental implants first emerged onto the oral healthcare scene they were primarily used to replace a single missing tooth. As implant technology has continued to evolve, they have not become an effective option for other applications such as securing a new bridge to replace multiple lost teeth. If you have lost… Read more »

The Risks of Constant Snacking

Do you ever find yourself snacking throughout the day? If you do, you probably know that sugary or starchy foods could hurt your teeth, but would you be surprised to learn that how and when you eat could cause trouble? One problem is that acid can form in your mouth after you eat and weaken… Read more »

Simple Habits for Taking Care of Dental Veneers

Your new dental veneers represent a serious investment in giving you a smooth, white and appealing smile. By adapting a few simple habits and including your veneers in your oral hygiene routine helps them to last for long time to come. While the porcelain veneers are not subject to tooth decay, the enamel of the… Read more »