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 […]
It’s officially summer! Which means all of our favorite sweet and special warm weather treats are back! Here are few foods to avoid and how to make sure that indulging in them doesn’t damage your pearly white smile!
It’s no secret that oral surgery can be a frightening experience. But with a little preparation you can help alleviate that stress and help make recovery as easy as is possible. These three easy steps will help you focus on that recovery! Be sure to check with your surgeon for any additional specifics.
Dental visits can be expensive and time consuming so it is important to make sure that you are really engaging with your dentist when you are there. With a few small steps, it is easy to take advantage of your time in the chair to make the most of your trip to the dentist. Here […]
Dry mouth is more than just uncomfortable – it can even cause bad breath! It can also be a sign that something more serious is going on. Here are some of the most common causes of dry mouth, which can manifest in dry lips, tongue, throat or a combination of the three.
Your oral hygiene isn’t the only thing that helps keep your smile healthy. Some foods are known to be great for strengthening your tooth enamel and giving your oral health a boost.