• Regardless of What You've Seen Online, Don't Fear a Root Canal Treatment
    With smart phone in hand, you can instantaneously find out just about anything. Unfortunately, online search results aren’t always accurate. Case in point: there’s an idea floating on the Read more
  • Use It or Lose It!
    Did you know many dental insurance benefits are based on the calendar year? Unused benefits don’t roll over, so once January 1, 2019 comes along, those benefits are lost to Read more
  • 4 Things to Know About Diabetes and Gum Health
    The American Diabetes Association has declared November National Diabetes Month. If you or a loved one has diabetes, you may already know that diabetes puts you at greater risk Read more
  • Tooth Tips for a Terrific Thanksgiving
    Just as its name implies, Thanksgiving is a time when we gather together to give thanks for what we’ve been given. And while you’re preparing to dig into that Thanksgiving Read more
  • The Benefits of Good Oral Health
    Clean teeth Healthy gums Fresh breath White smile   These are just a few benefits of good oral health. What’s surprising to most people is that your oral hygiene plays a role in your overall Read more
  • Orthodontists Anticipate Future Facial Growth When Treating Poor Bites
    Moving teeth to better positions through orthodontics not only improves dental function and health, it can vastly improve your appearance. But to achieve a result that continues to be Read more
  • Dental Anxiety: You Are Not Alone!
    Many people become anxious at the dental office. You might be one of them. There are many reasons that people are anxious about dental work and it is important to Read more
  • November 1st is National Brush Day!
    November 1st is National Brush Day. It was created to encourage parents to keep kids' mouths healthy by brushing twice a day for two minutes each time. (You may hear Read more
  • Actress Emma Stone Reveals How Thumb Sucking Affected Her Teeth
    It's no secret that many of Hollywood's brightest stars didn't start out with perfectly aligned, pearly-white teeth. And these days, plenty of celebs are willing to share their stories, Read more
  • What You Need to Know About Crowns and Bridges
    Do you know what crowns and bridges can do for your smile? The restorations offer the ideal solution if you want to improve your appearance or protect fragile or damaged Read more
  • Tips to Keep Your Teeth Safe During Trick or Treat!
    Halloween is almost here, and along with it Trick or Treat times. Are there ways to make Halloween safer for your teeth or those of your child? First, make sure costumes are Read more
  • Inflammation: the Link Between Gum Disease and Cardiovascular Disease
    Cardiovascular disease and periodontal (gum) disease are two different conditions with their own set of symptoms and outcomes. But they do share one common element: inflammation. In fact, this Read more
  • What Filling is Right for You?
    Fillings can be done directly (meaning the material is put into your tooth and shaped) or indirectly (where a machine or a dental lab makes the filling from an impression Read more
  • Ease Your Child's Teething Discomfort with these Tips
    Although it’s a natural part of dental development, teething is no picnic for your baby. This process in which each of their twenty primary teeth gradually erupt through the Read more
  • Setting Your Teeth On Edge
    I don’t want to set your teeth on edge, but the origin of this saying is quite interesting. Though we use it today to mean getting on one’s nerves or Read more
  • TRUE OR FALSE: You Should Put an Aspirin on a Toothache
    FALSE: Aspirin is salicylic acid (sal-uh-sill-ick ah-sid) with acid being the key word.   As the aspirin dissolves, the acid ends up on your cheek, gums, tongue and other soft tissue and Read more