Most Common Dental Phobias

We know that most people don’t love going to the dentist. While for some people it feels like a necessary chore, there are others out there who are truly terrified of going to the dentist’s office. This condition is called dental phobia, and it can make people put off seeing a dentist for months, even … Continued

How to Fix Bad Breath

Ah, bad breath. No one wants it yet most of us suffer from it at some point in time. Unfortunately, there is no one magical, permanent cure for bad breath. Sure, you could pop in a mint, but that’s only a short-term solution. Don’t give up hope just yet! There are some lifestyle changes you … Continued

Taking Care of Your Mouth on Vacation

It’s that time of year—time for your winter vacation! But wait, what’s that nagging feeling? Did you forget something? Ah, yes, you forgot to stick to a dental routine while you were gone. And now you’ve returned home with the beginnings of a few cavities that could have easily been avoided. But this doesn’t have … Continued

How Often Should I Visit the Dentist?

Everyone knows they should visit the dentist regularly. It’s common sense! But most people don’t know exactly how often they should go. So what’s the right answer? Every Six Months The correct answer is: twice a year! That’s right—it’s best to see your dentist every six months for a semi-annual cleaning. It’s only natural to … Continued

Why Do Teeth Turn Yellow?

Everyone wants a beautiful, white smile—after all, it’s a good sign of strong, healthy teeth. But teeth don’t only turn yellow because of neglect. In fact, there are many things that can give your your teeth a yellowed appearance. 1. Genetics No matter how much you brush your teeth, sometimes the color of your teeth … Continued

Importance of Flossing

Even though all dentists recommend that you floss after brushing, a recent study showed that only 30% of the American population actually flosses their teeth daily. After all, it’s yet another added step to your morning routine, and if you’ve already brushed your teeth and sloshed around some mouthwash, what’s the use for floss? Is … Continued

Are Veneers Right for Me?

Most people have heard of veneers but don’t really understand what they are and would be hard-pressed to define the term. Let’s dig a little deeper so you are armed with the knowledge you need to determine if veneers might be right for you. What Are Veneers? Made from porcelain or a composite resin material, … Continued

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

If you’ve lost a tooth, you may feel like there’s nothing you can do to replace it. Luckily, that’s not the case. Dental implants are a long-lasting, natural-looking option that function very similarly to real teeth. What Is a Dental Implant? A dental implant has two parts: a titanium screw that is placed in the … Continued

Dental Emergency Care 101

Everyone knows someone who has experienced a dental emergency. And you probably think that couldn’t happen to you, right? Wrong! We have tips you should keep in mind to make sure you’re always prepared. The most important thing to remember is to call your dentist immediately, before you do anything else. Don’t worry, you’re not … Continued

What Is the Invisalign® Treatment Process?

Say you’re interested in Invisalign® but you want to make sure you know exactly what you’re getting into before you get started. Completely understandable! Choosing Invisalign over other orthodontic options, or no orthodontic treatment at all, is a big decision and you deserve all the facts before committing to anything. We’ve outlined the major steps … Continued

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