When Should You See a Dentist?

When Should You See a Dentist?

Like seeing the Doctor, seeing your dentist is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dental care is self care, and seeing a dentist can be a relaxing experience that helps you smile brighter and healthier. So when should you see a dentist? Are you...
Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Does Whitening Toothpaste Really Work?

Everyone wants a brighter smile and there are many ways to achieve a more glittering first impression. Depending on each patient’s needs and situation they may choose in office whitening, or at home whitening kits. What seems like the easiest solution is to reach for...
5 Foods for Good Oral Health

5 Foods for Good Oral Health

Good oral health is so important, but often overlooked. Some ways you can support good oral health go beyond brushing and flossing. What you eat and drink has an impact on your teeth and gums as well. Here are 5 things you can eat to promote fresh breath, and a...
It’s Not Just Sugar: Kids and Cavities

It’s Not Just Sugar: Kids and Cavities

It is easy to think of cavities as the result of too many lollipops, or candy chews, or hard candies, but it isn’t just sugar that can contribute to plaque build up, and eventually, tooth decay. Kids and cavities may seem like an inevitable pairing, but there are many...
What to Expect: Dental X-Rays

What to Expect: Dental X-Rays

Dental X-rays are an important dental tool, used often to diagnose a problem, or just get a picture of our overall oral health. So why are dental x-rays so important and what do they do? What can you expect if you need dental x-rays? Different Kinds of X-rays Not all...
Oral Hygiene Checklist

Oral Hygiene Checklist

Checking an item off a list can be a satisfying exercise in accomplishment and empowerment. One important list we all need to check off daily is our oral hygiene checklist. We all know we should brush and floss twice daily, but here are some other helpful tips and...
5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

5 Ways to Tackle Gum Sensitivity

Gum sensitivity can be uncomfortable and frustrating. Over half of U.S. adults 30 and over suffer from gum disease. There are many different things that can contribute to gum sensitivity. Here are 5 things you should know that can help you tackle the problem, and find...