• Teeth Sensitivity After Restorative Care
    Q: I recently had some dental work done, and now my teeth are sensitive. Why is that, and how long will it last?   There are several reasons why a tooth can Read more
  • Oil Pulling
    Oil pulling has received quite a bit of attention in the media lately with claims that it whitens your teeth, reduces cavities, and increases both oral and overall health.   What is Read more
  • Dental Implants: How They Can Be Used In Your Mouth
    Even with all the information out there about dental implants, they often are not what most people imagine that they are. Dental implants are quite versatile and have many uses Read more
  • Crown Lengthening Might be Necessary for Seniors with Tooth Decay
    While tooth decay is a potential problem at any age, the risk increases as you grow older. Not only are senior adults more susceptible, decay is often more difficult Read more
  • What Drinks are Best for Your Teeth?
    The short answer to the title question is water and milk. All other beverages fall into the acidic side of the pH scale. Acids will dissolve your tooth enamel and make Read more
  • Retain Your New Smile After Braces with a Retainer
    It’s been a long road with your braces, but now they’re finally off. Hopefully the first glimpse of your new smile more than made up for the time and Read more
  • Bad Breath
    Bad breath: We all have it from time to time. Here are some possible causes:   Can be caused by dry mouth (which can result from mouth breathing, medication side effects, or Read more
  • Lingual Braces Offer a Less Visible Alternative to Traditional Braces
    We’re all familiar with tried and true traditional braces and perhaps with newer clear aligners for realigning teeth. But there’s an even more novel way that’s quickly becoming popular: Read more
  • Asthma and Your Mouth
    You wouldn’t think that something like asthma would affect your mouth, but surprise! It does. It is estimated that more than 25 million Americans have some form of asthma.   Asthma is Read more
  • Life Is Sometimes a Grind for Brooke Shields
    Ever since childhood, when her career as a model and actress took off, Brooke Shields has enjoyed worldwide recognition — through advertisements for designer jeans, appearances on The Muppet 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
  • 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
  • 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