• Why Do I Have So Much Work To Do When I Come Every 6 Months?
    Q: “I come every six months, how can I have so much work to do?”   The six month dental check up is designed to identify dental problem areas at an earlier Read more
  • Acid Attack!
    Tooth enamel is like armor for your teeth. Though it is the hardest substance in your body, it is not invulnerable. Everyone is at risk, but teens and young adults Read more
  • Changes to PreMedication for Joint Replacement
    If you have a hip replacement or knee replacement, you may find that there are some changes to the recommendations for taking antibiotics prior to your dental appointments compared to Read more
  • Don't Wait Until It Hurts!
    “I’ll go to the dentist when the tooth hurts,” (or the variation “when my tooth bothers me”)—how many times have you heard this, or perhaps even said it? Do you Read more
  • Do I Need A Crown?
    My dentist recommended I have a crown. Do I have any other options?   Let’s first look at what a crown is.  A crown covers all the sides and the chewing surface Read more
  • Dental Cavities: A Common Chronic Disease in the US
    Dental cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases in the United States. It is the process where bacteria in your mouth use refined carbohydrates (particularly sucrose) and produce Read more
  • Fighting Tooth (And Nail) For Your Mental And Physical Abilities Later In Life
    “Fighting Tooth and Nail” is a phrase that has several meanings. I prefer the ones that indicate using all your resources to get something you want or to use every Read more
  • Suggested Treatment for Sensitive Teeth
    Are you one of the approximately 10 million people who have sensitive teeth? The sensitivity often comes from the dentin of your tooth. The dentin is a layer that lies Read more
  • Hop Away From Tooth Decay This Easter!
    Easter will be hippity-hopping our way soon, bringing with it Easter baskets loaded with lots of sugar filled treats--and the potential for tooth decay! What steps can you take to Read more
  • Toothache Help--Fact or Fiction?
    If you’ve ever been unlucky enough to have a toothache, you know that the pain is horrible, and most remedies don’t really help. Many folklore remedies circulate, but is there Read more
  • Why "I just want a cleaning" isn't always an option
    We get many calls asking for "just a cleaning". But did you know there are different types of teeth cleaning depending on your level of dental health? All teeth cleanings are Read more
  • The Importance of Crowns and Bridges
    Missing teeth can compromise the beauty of your smile, and keep you from enjoying the foods you love. Dental crowns and bridges can restore your smile and your self-esteem. Dr. Read more
  • Mouthguards--They're Not Just For Football Anymore!
    Both kids and adults should wear mouthguards during activities that put them at risk for injuries (This includes hockey, football, basketball, mountain biking, skateboarding, competitive cheerleading, and many other sports Read more
  • Pregnancy and Your Mouth
    As we move toward Spring, it’s natural for our thoughts to turn to “new life”. Pregnancy is one of the times in our lives when we need to take special care Read more
  • Children's Dental Health
    February is Children’s Dental Health month! Your child will get his or her first teeth between 6 months and one year of age and will get 20 total baby teeth. Read more
  • February is National Children's Dental Health Month
    February is just around the corner and February is Children’s Dental Health Month. You want your child’s teeth to be the healthiest they can be, right? So beyond brushing, flossing Read more