How to Prevent Cracked Teeth

Many dental problems today are preventable.  Most people know that with great oral hygiene and the right diet, we can prevent gum disease and cavities. Did you know that you can also prevent cracked teeth? Enamel is the hardest structure in the human body.  It is harder than bone and the other hard substances in […]

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Does gum disease affect your brain?

That is the question many researchers of Alzheimer ’s disease are currently asking. As they continue searching for causes of this devastating disease, new studies are published on a pretty regular basis. One recent study is getting a lot of attention because the results suggest a link between gum disease and Alzheimer ’s disease. DISCLAIMER: […]

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White Spots On Your Teeth

It is safe to say that most everyone wants white teeth. It is also safe to say that everyone wants teeth that are uniformly white, and not teeth that are splotchy with white spots here and there. White spots can give a dingy or unattractive appearance to a smile, even when the teeth are perfectly […]

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The Benefits of Smiling

For us, there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing one of our patients wear his or her brand new smile confidently. Every day, we restore our patients’ smiles through everything from dental implants, dentures and dental crowns, to simple teeth whitening procedures. As the new year begins, making a point to smile more should be on […]

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How to Keep a Healthy Mouth While You Have the Flu

The fall and winter months bring so much joy as holidays are being celebrated, but for many people, the joy of the season will be dampened by the influenza virus which (in the United States) intensifies in October and hits its peak between December and February. It is possible to contract the flu year-round, but […]

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The Most Important Things to Remember in a Dental Emergency

Nothing can ruin the holidays more than a dental emergency!  This blog aims to help you understand what you need to know about handling dental emergencies.  Knowing this information before an emergency happens will help you deal with it more efficiently and with the best long-term outcome. Toothache By far, the most common dental emergency […]

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The Risks of Not Replacing Teeth

You know the phrase, “They don’t know what they’re missing”? We use it when people think they are in good shape because they do not realize how much better things could be. That phrase applies perfectly to missing teeth! The American College of Prosthodontists estimates that 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. […]

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All About Sensitive Teeth

It’s hard to forget the “ouch factor” associated with a sensitive tooth! It can be extremely jarring to bite into something hot or cold and feel a painful shockwave go through the nerves of your teeth. If you have experienced this, you are definitely not alone. Tooth sensitivity is so common that between 10% and 30% of […]

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Should I be concerned about a mouth sore?

Inflammation of the mucous membrane in and around the mouth is known as stomatitis, and can present itself in various ways. Although mouth sores that develop can range from mildly irritating to incredibly painful, they will typically heal themselves within a few weeks. Regardless, most people want to minimize the symptoms as quickly as possible […]

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Electronic Cigarettes and Oral Health

The harmful effects of tobacco in any form is common knowledge. Heart disease, lung cancer, and diabetes are just a few of the many health issues that can stem from its use. As far as destructive habits go, smoking cigarettes in particular is viewed as one of the worst for your own body and for […]

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