• Are Amalgam (Silver) Fillings Safe?
    The safety of amalgam fillings (silver or metal colored) is a topic that recurs often in the media. Mercury is one component of amalgam and the one that stirs the Read more
  • Swimming and Your Teeth
    Now that the nicer weather is here, you’re probably itching to get into the pool. Did you know that being in the pool can affect your teeth? Various chemicals used to Read more
  • Brushing on National Doughnut Day
    Today is National Doughnut Day! No matter whether you go to Becker's, Kiedrowski's, Dunkin' Donuts, or another store, remember to brush your teeth after eating your sweet treat. The sugar Read more
  • Are Your Teeth Worth Two (2) Hours a Year?
    What are your teeth worth to you? Are they worth two (2) hours of your time once a year? Because that’s about what it takes. A 45 minute to one Read more
  • Deciding Between a Root Canal and Removing Your Tooth
    It’s never a great feeling to hear that you need to decide between a root canal and having your tooth removed. Trust me, it’s not fun to have to tell Read more
  • Options for Replacing Missing Teeth
    It is important to replace missing teeth so that your teeth stay in the correct alignment or pattern. You have choices to replace your missing or damaged teeth. Do you Read more
  • Something to Cut Your Teeth On
    “Cutting your teeth” is a phrase used to mean gaining experience early on, often learning by doing. Parents will often say a child is “cutting his/her teeth” at the time Read more
  • A Common Myth About Dentures
    Some people still think that dentures are a natural part of getting older. Nothing could be further from the truth! Myth: I’ll get dentures, and I’ll never need to see the Read more
  • It's Like Pulling Teeth!
    The saying “like pulling teeth” has several meanings: Having a hard time extracting information from someone Something that’s very difficult and you don’t want to do it Something that is very slow and Read more
  • Sensitive Teeth After a Dental Visit
    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
  • Have Teeth?
    Have you ever heard someone say that something “has teeth”? I was a bit surprised when I looked up the meaning of the phrase because I was expecting it to Read more
  • What Your Insurance Company Doesn't Want You To Know
    Do you have the game Monopoly or another game that has fake money? If so, go take $1000.00 from it and set it in front of you. If your employer offers Read more
  • National Oral Cancer Month
    April is National Oral Cancer Month. To learn more about Oral Cancer, go to the Patient Education Tab, click on the arrow in front of Oral Health and choose the Read more
  • Benefits of Dental Sealants
    Children today have far less tooth decay than previous generations thanks to fluoride and other advancements in dental care, but there can still be problem areas on the back teeth. Read more
  • Get Your Teeth Into Dental Care
    Few people approach a dental appointment with enthusiasm, yet dental care is necessary. (And you’re better off to take care of it before you have a dental problem than to Read more