• What Your Dentist Wants You To Know About Tobacco
    Tobacco products include cigarettes, cigars, smokeless tobacco, chewing tobacco, chaw, and pipe tobacco. Studies show that 80% of smokers start before their 18th birthday. Unfortunately, tobacco products can have many Read more
  • Zac Efron's Smile Transformation Could Happen to You
    Actor Zac Efron has one of the top smiles in a business known for beautiful smiles. Bursting on the scene in 2006 at age 18 in High School Musical, Read more
  • Why Your Gums Are Important and How To Keep Them Healthy
    Your gums are very important, but they often don’t get as much attention as your teeth.  Nearly 50% of people 30 years and older have some form of gum disease Read more
  • Flossing!
    We all know we should floss once a day, but few of us do. (Well,  ideally we’d floss after every meal, but realistically, we can only expect once a day.)  Read more
  • Implants Make Dentures More Secure, Comfortable and Bone-Friendly
    Even in the 21st Century, losing most or all of your teeth is still an unfortunate possibility. Many in this circumstance turn to dentures, as their great-grandparents did, to Read more
  • Your Digestive System And Your Dental Health
    Your digestive system begins with your mouth, where saliva lubricates your food and begins to break it down. Food then travels down your esophagus to your stomach where acids break Read more
  • 2 Kinds of Orthodontic Retainers That Can Protect Your New Smile
    While retainers are often viewed as a nuisance, they’re crucial to protect the gains made with bite correction. Without them, all of the progress achieved through braces or clear Read more
  • Dental Implants--What You Need To Know
    A completely restored dental implant consists of three parts: The implant, which is a small titanium post placed in your jawbone The abutment, which attaches to the implant after healing time and Read more
  • Removable or Bonded, Retainers Help Protect Your New Straighter Smile
    The straightening process for a crooked smile doesn't end when the braces come off. There's one more crucial phase to undergo to make sure we don't lose the progress Read more
  • Canker Sores! Ouch!
    Canker sores (also called apthous ulcers) usually occur inside your mouth  and make eating and talking uncomfortable. Their root cause is unknown, but we do know several factors that can Read more
  • Miley Cyrus's Little Secret: Straightening Her Smile With Lingual Braces
    Miley Cyrus's rise to fame began when she was cast in the Disney series Hannah Montana. She played the title character, Hannah Montana, a famous singing star hiding her Read more
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Dental Care
    Autism Spectrum Disorder covers a wide range of disorders, but the people who have them still need dental care. Various tendencies associated with autism spectrum disorder may complicate dental visits. Read more
  • Preventing Gum Disease
    Keeping your gums healthy doesn’t have to be difficult. When was the last time you considered the health of your gums? Most people really don’t think twice about whether their gums Read more
  • How to Help Your Child Beat the Odds for Getting a Tooth Injury
    Half of all children will injure at least one tooth before adulthood. That's why we're joining with other health professionals this June to promote National Safety Month. As dentists, Read more
  • Jaw Bone: If You Don't Use It, You Lose It!
    Your teeth are held in your jaw by the bone that surrounds them. When you have teeth, your normal functioning (chewing etc.) stimulates the bone around your teeth, telling it Read more
  • Your Dental Insurance
    At least once a week I hear the phrase “I only want what my insurance covers.”  While I can certainly understand the desire to use the dental insurance that you Read more