• Learning to Live with Dentures
    Many people think that getting a full set of dentures is the end to their mouth problems. In reality, that is far from the truth! Learning to wear and function Read more
  • Caring for Your Mouth at Home is Just As Important As Your Dental CheckUp
    Your teeth are important to the way you look. They help shape your face, help you speak clearly, and allow you to chew your food. Plaque is a sticky, colorless film Read more
  • Spice Up Your Teeth
    As a member of the best-selling pop group Spice Girls, Mel C (AKA Sporty Spice) enjoyed her share of musical superstardom. At the band’s peak in the Nineties, the Read more
  • Armed to the Teeth
    The saying “armed to the teeth” began back when knights wore armor from head to toe. It has two meanings. The first is to be heavily armed with deadly weapons, Read more
  • Is Keeping Wisdom Teeth Wise?
    A wisdom tooth is a molar tooth. We call it the third molar because it is the third tooth of that type to erupt. In fact, it’s usually the last Read more
  • Soft Tissue Management-A NONSURGICAL way to manage your gums!
    If you have the early stage of gum disease, you are the best candidate for a Soft Tissue Management program. You may also be a candidate if you have refused Read more
  • The Simple Bitewing X-Ray is a Game Changer for Maintaining Dental Health
    X-rays are such a routine part of dental care that it's easy to overlook how much this technology has revolutionized detecting and treating tooth decay. It's safe to say Read more
  • Tom Hanks' Abscessed Tooth Gets Cast Away
    Did you see the move Cast Away starring Tom Hanks? If so, you probably remember the scene where Hanks, stranded on a remote island, knocks out his own abscessed Read more
  • Dental Emergencies While Traveling
    Travel and Dental Emergencies   Travel—it’s something that’s on many people’s bucket list, so the last thing you want is for your trip to be marred by a dental emergency. It’s a Read more
  • Why Brushing May Not Be Helping Your Dark Tooth!
    If you have a tooth that starts looking dark, your first thought might be that you’re not brushing it well enough. So you brush it more. You might even go Read more
  • Keep an Eye on Your Young Children's Fluoride Intake
    We've known for a long time that fluoride strengthens tooth enamel against decay. We've also learned that fluoride consumption early in life pays later dividends with healthier teeth. But while Read more
  • Am I a Good Candidate for Veneers?
    Veneers are a thin piece of porcelain that is bonded to your tooth. Veneers can be used to cover discolored teeth (and change the color!), to fix chips on your Read more
  • Dental News for Women
    Ladies, in addition to all the other things hormones bring you, they can also cause problems with your mouth. During puberty, one of the changes that can occur is gums that Read more
  • New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
    In real life he was a hard-charging basketball player through high school and college. In TV and the movies, he has gone head-to-head with serial killers, assorted bad guys… Read more
  • 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