• Lingual Braces: An Invisible Way to Move Your Teeth
    Once upon a time, braces were the way to straighten a smile. They were—and continue to be—an effective orthodontic treatment especially for younger patients. But braces do have a Read more
  • National Brush Day--November 1st!
    National Dental Hygiene month (October) is followed by National Brush Day on November 1st, so it seems fitting to discuss one of the important tools of dental hygiene: your toothbrush!   There is Read more
  • How Veneers Restored Howie Mandel's Winning Smile
    You probably wouldn't be surprised to hear that someone playing hockey, racing motocross or duking it out in an ultimate fighter match had a tooth knocked out. But acting Read more
  • How Dental Crowns Strengthen Damaged Teeth
    Dental crowns strengthen damaged teeth. Whether you have an old amalgam filling, a poorly shaped tooth, deep decay, or other issue, a crown can restore your tooth to full health, Read more
  • Why Get Your Wisdom Teeth Out?
    Your wisdom teeth, also called third molars, come in around 17 to 21 years of age. A few of you will be lucky enough to have room for the wisdom Read more
  • Wearing a Retainer Will Protect Your New Smile After Braces
    After living with braces for a couple of years, the “big reveal” finally happens and you see your new smile for the first time. But then you’re told you Read more
  • Food Choices That Can Help Your Teeth!
    Foods don’t only fuel your body, they can help clean your teeth and keep them healthy between brushings too. What foods do this?   Water: An often overlooked component! Saliva contains about Read more
  • Topical Fluoride Offers a Protective Boost to Children at High Risk for Decay
    You're doing all the right things helping your child avoid tooth decay: daily brushing and flossing, regular dental visits and a low-sugar diet. But although occurrences are low, they're Read more
  • Dental Implant FAQs
    If you’re faced with the choice of replacing a missing tooth or teeth, chances are your dentist will discuss dental implants with you. Dental implants are fast becoming the standard Read more
  • The Digital Revolution Is Transforming Implant Therapy
    Compared to other dental restorations—a few of which have been around for over a century—implants are a relatively recent development. But even though it's just now entering its fourth Read more
  • Dentistry for the Faint of Heart
    Many people have a phobia about visiting the dentist. Are you one of them? Research suggests that millions of people have at least some dental anxiety and many are so Read more
  • October is National Dental Hygiene Month!
    Are you aware that your mouth can be an early indicator of serious health problems? Many people are not aware that their teeth and mouth can show signs of medical Read more
  • Steely Dan Founder's Death Highlights Importance of Early Cancer Detection
    Fans of the legendary rock band Steely Dan received some sad news a few months ago: Co-founder Walter Becker died unexpectedly at the age of 67. The cause of Read more
  • Teeth Are a Need & a Want!
    Lately, I’ve seen some commercials from dental insurance companies showing wallets trying to run away when they hear dentists telling their owners about needed dentistry.  (If you haven’t seen it, Read more
  • Despite Some Online Sources, Root Canals Don't Cause Disease
    The internet has transformed how we get information. Where you once needed to find an encyclopedia, telephone directory or library, you can now turn to your handy smartphone or Read more
  • Why Monitor A Problem If You Don't Fix It?
    Have you seen the commercial about the dentist who’s only a “dental monitor”? In other words, he only finds the problem and tells you about it; he doesn’t fix it. Read more