You don’t have to know much about dentistry to know that a dead tooth is not something you want to deal with. We admit, the name is a bit frightening! But knowledge is power and we think it’s better to be informed about what the condition actually is. Read our blog post to learn about causes, symptoms and treatment.
There have been plenty of beneficial changes to dentistry over the years. However, our patients occasionally ask us about dental fads that can be harmful. Read our blog post for a closer look at dangerous dental fads. We want to help you avoid accidentally damaging your teeth in pursuit of a perfect smile.
For most of us, dry mouth is a relatively rare inconvenience. For some, however, frequent dry mouth can be a painful condition that leads to other health problems. Read our blog post to help you decide whether the dry mouth you experience is normal or if it’s something you should discuss with us.
Every day, thousands of Americans decide that they’re sick of living with stained or discolored teeth that cause them to hide their smiles out of embarrassment. Read our blog post to learn about teeth whitening options to fit your budget and lifestyle.
The Center for Disease Control estimates that half of Americans have periodontal disease. Read our blog post to learn about gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. We discuss causes, treatment and prevention.
The toothbrush has evolved quite impressively over the last few thousand years, from chewing sticks to brushes made of hogs hair to the nylon ones we find on our fancy manual and electric toothbrushes we use today. Read our blog post about a new trend in the toothbrush world: silicone toothbrush heads.
We’re always looking for natural sugar alternatives that our patients can turn to when they need to satisfy a sweet tooth. Read our blog post for some of the benefits of honey and ways to protect yourself from tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health problems.
This summer, businesses around the country began phasing out their plastic straws in an effort to cut down on waste and pollution. Many of our patients have asked if using reusable straws can help keep their teeth healthy. Read our blog post for answers!
Many of our patients understand why consuming sugary drinks like sodas can be harmful to teeth, but many patients do not realize that a diet high in protein can also pose some dental challenges. Read our blog post for more details!
While everyone suffers from bad breath occasionally, chronic bad breath, or halitosis, can be a major inconvenience. Read our blog post for some of the causes of chronic halitosis as well as strategies for managing bad breath. Visit our office to learn more!