Categories for Oral Health

Setting a Good Oral Health Baseline for 2020

It may not be January 1st but it’s still early into the year, which means that there’s still plenty of time to make sure we’re practicing healthy habits that will carry us through 2020. Read our blog post to learn about setting a good oral health baseline for the year.

When Should Kids Start Seeing the Dentist?

Don't wait until your child has a mouth full of baby teeth to visit the dentist. Believe it or not, the American Dental Association, in addition to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry both say that your child should visit the dentist when they get their very first tooth or have their first birthday. Read our blog post for more!

What Kind of Damage Does Whitening Toothpaste Do to My Teeth?

The benefits of whitening toothpaste are pretty appealing. There are a lot of discussions out there about whether whitening toothpaste may promise to brighten your teeth only at the expense of your health. Check out our blog post for everything you need to know about teeth whitening alternatives.

Why Are Some Fillings Bad for Our Health?

Over the past several decades, there has been a lot of controversy over amalgam fillings, more commonly known as silver fillings. Check out our blog post to learn more about amalgam and composite fillings.

Why Is Teeth Grinding Harmful?

Many people grind their teeth at night occasionally, and it is not usually a problem or a cause for alarm. However, if you find that you wake up with tight or fatigued muscles in your jaw, neck, or face more often than not, you may have a condition called sleep bruxism, which can lead to serious problems if left untreated. Read our blog post to learn more!

Can Sealants Protect an Adult From Tooth Decay & Cavities?

Sealants are often associated with pediatric dentistry because the earlier they are applied, the earlier they can start protecting teeth. However, adults can benefit just as much from sealants as kids! Read our blog post to learn more about dental sealants.

Are Metal Tooth Fillings Dangerous to My Health?

When you have a cavity, it will need to be treated with a tooth filling. Because cavities are holes, a filling literally “fills in” the area where the decay created a space. For years, fillings were all made with metal. Is that dangerous to your health? Read our blog post for answers!

How We Remove Surface Stains to Whiten Your Teeth

Do you want whiter teeth? Many people do, so they end up trying DIY treatments or buy kits at the store. To really get good results in a safe manner, you should get professional whitening. Check out our blog post to learn about the KoR whitening system that we offer in our office.

Learn About Our Painless Gum Disease Treatment

Have you noticed that your gums bleed frequently when you brush your teeth? Or that they look redder or more swollen than usual? It’s possible that you have gum disease. Read our blog post to learn about painless solutions to remedy the situation.