Sleep is important. In fact, it is one of the most important things our body needs. If you are consistently lacking in the sleep department every night, not only will you be groggy, it can have long-term effects on your health. Everyone has different sleeping patterns but is generally lumped into two categories: Night Owls […]
Have you ever been in the middle of your morning or nighttime teeth brushing routine and paused in wonderment of the instrument in your hand? When did it come to be? What early versions of the tool might your predecessors have used, and why are some of the bristles a different color? Hmm… We hope […]
1) What is the monthly premium? The amount that comes out of your pocket each month is a big consideration! Think about what you can afford first before starting your dental insurance search.
Flossing – if you’re like most people, flossing is on a nagging list of things you know you should be doing regularly, but just don’t seem to get around to. It’s right up there with your other shameful neglects, like exercising, making your bed, and calling your mother.
Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons, from tooth decay, gum disease or accidents. Dental implants are widely considered the best solution for replacing lost or removed teeth because they are long lasting and look like natural teeth. Although it can be scary to consider a procedure, dental implants are very safe and […]
Crowns are the best option to extend the life of a natural tooth and can delay removal of a tooth as well as the use of an implant for years. While they are more expensive than a filling, they are an excellent long-term, and very common, solution that requires much less maintenance from your dentist. […]
It’s that time of the year again – time for little goblins and ghouls to take the streets in hunt of their favorite candy. Knowing that so many of our patients will be trick-or-treating with their children this year, we’d like to offer some helpful advice for parents looking to control the impact of Halloween […]
“We’re going to the dentist,” isn’t usually a statement that makes kids very happy. For a lot of children going to a pediatric dentistry can actually be quite scary, especially for the first time. To help both you and your child feel more comfortable, here are 5 tips to help you prepare for that first […]
Everyone loves a good, refreshing sugary treat from time to time, but regularly consuming pop can cause tooth decay. While we all know that pop isn’t the smartest nutritional choice, it is easy to forget just how damaging it can be for your oral health as well. Here are three major ways soda can lead […]
The simple act of choosing to use a straw can have an incredibly positive effect on your oral health. Think of it like using SPF – a small daily habit now can pay big dividends down the line! While it might seem juvenile or potentially wrinkle inducing, using a straw helps take care of your […]