• Go Local!: March 29th is "Mom and Pop Business Day"
    It’s 3:00 A.M. and your throbbing tooth has just woken you up out of a deep sleep. Advil and tylenol aren’t easing your pain, and you think your face is Read more
  • 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
  • Baseball, Tobacco and Oral Cancer
    Spring means different things to different people—but to baseball fans, it means just one thing: the start of another thrilling season. All 30 Major League Baseball teams begin play 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
  • Not Enough Bone Support for an Implant? Here's a Way to Rebuild It
    Due to financial circumstances, people often have a lost tooth restored with a removable partial denture, an effective appliance that restores function and a degree of aesthetic appearance. Later, 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
  • Kathy Bates Plays It Smart With Professional Teeth Whitening
    Academy Award-winning actress Kathy Bates knows how important it is to present your best face to the world — and one of the most important features of that face 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
  • 3 Reasons Why Smoking Doesn't Mix with Dental Implants
    If you smoke, you know better than anyone how a hard a habit it is to kick. If you want to quit, it helps to have a motivating reason—like 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