• Helping Someone Else Care for Their Teeth
    If you’re a parent, this may be your child who doesn’t yet have the physical dexterity to do it for himself or herself. If you’re a caregiver, it could be Read more
  • Happy St. Patrick's Day!
    An Irish proverb says, “A good word never broke a tooth”. With St. Patrick’s Day right around the corner, here are some good words about keeping your smile bright as Read more
  • Dressed to the Teeth!
    The phrase dressed to the teeth is usually used to mean dressed up or decorated very fancily. It implies that one looks correct from the feet up to the head.   A Read more
  • Care of Large Bondings
    Do you have bondings on your front teeth? If you do, you want to take care of them so that they last the 5 years or so that is projected Read more
  • National Tooth Fairy Day
    February 28th is National Tooth Fairy Day—a fitting end to National Children’s Dental Health Month (February).   The Tooth Fairy, who may go by other names in other countries, leaves a payment Read more
  • FAQs about Veneers
    Some patients have to wait years and go to many dental appointments to get the beautiful smile that they’ve always wanted. If waiting that long simply isn’t an option for Read more
  • Occlusal Disease
    Occlusal disease is a relatively new term that the dental profession uses to describe wearing down of teeth that is outside of the wear that occurs with normal use. Teeth Read more
  • Connecting Your Heart and Your Mouth
    We mostly think of heart problems as affecting adults, but some children are born with heart issues. When the heart problem is something you’re born with we call it congenital Read more
  • Why Don't Antibiotics Cure My Tooth Infection?
    February 9th is "Toothache Day" according to the holiday app on my phone. To answer the title question, we need to first discuss the underlying cause of tooth infections. You see, problems Read more
  • Are Your Teeth Worth $1.00 A Day?
    Are your teeth worth $1.00 a day to you? That’s about what it costs if you see your dentist twice a year for dental exams and cleanings.   Why should you go Read more
  • Why Should I Pay For Professional Whitening? Won't Those Drug Store Products Do The Same Thing?
    The answer is, it depends. What it depends on is what you start with and where you want to go. As you will see later, even if you do choose Read more
  • Should You Replace Your Silver Fillings?
    There are two types of fillings in common use in the dental office: amalgam fillings (silver color) and composite fillings (bonded, white or tooth-colored fillings). Many offices are moving away Read more
  • Teeth Whitening
    Some foods and drinks can stain, yellow, or discolor teeth. When this is the case, you may consider whitening your teeth. If you are thinking about whitening your teeth, it Read more
  • Happy New Year!
    Happy 2018! For most of us, the New Year signals a time to make resolutions for the months ahead.  Many of these resolutions revolve around health. How many of us Read more
  • Diabetes and Your Dental Health
    Diabetes is a chronic inflammatory group of diseases that affects your body’s ability to process sugar.  If you have diabetes, you are more prone to infections, so it is extremely Read more
  • Want a Whiter, Brighter Smile?
    Do you dislike the color of your teeth? Perhaps so much so that you avoid having your picture taken or don’t smile very often in real life. If so, you Read more