• 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
  • 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
  • Lasers Could One Day be Commonplace for Treating Gum Disease
    There are a variety of methods for treating periodontal (gum) disease depending on its severity — from routine office cleanings to periodontal surgery. But the goal behind all of 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
  • Ariana Grande Breaks Free - of Her Wisdom Teeth
    Via a recent Instagram post, pop diva Ariana Grande became the latest young celebrity to publicly acknowledge a dental milestone: having her wisdom teeth removed. The singer of hits 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