5 Tips To Keep Teeth White After Whitening

Whether you have had your teeth whitened in-office or with an over-the-counter product, the last thing you want to see is discoloration creeping back.   No teeth whitening procedure is permanent. If you expose your teeth to foods and beverages that cause staining like coffee and red wine, the whiteness may begin to fade in […]

What Is Dry Mouth?

Is your mouth often dry with little saliva? Does your mouth feel sticky or do you have any difficulty swallowing or chewing? Is your tongue dry or does it feel grooved? If you answer yes to any of these questions, you may have a condition called dry mouth. Other symptoms can include bad breath, thick […]

Digital Radiographs: The New Dental X-Rays

Like many modern technologies, dentistry has gone digital!   Today’s dental x-rays, also known as radiographs, use digital processes that expose our patients to less radiation than in the past. In fact, the amount of radiation that you’ll receive at our office is less than what you’d experience in a day at the beach or […]

All About Same Day Crowns

If you have a decayed or damaged tooth and we have recommended a crown, you may be wondering how this works.   A dental crown is a cap that can restore a tooth and improve the tooth’s appearance and function. A crown can strengthen the tooth and improve your bite. This type of cap looks […]

7 Secrets of a Healthy Mouth

Good oral health means creating a healthy environment in your mouth. You may be brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing daily. But that’s just part of the picture. Here are 7 more essentials to a healthy mouth: Come in for a dental cleaning and checkup twice a year. We’ll catch problems like tooth […]

To Chew or Not To Chew

Chewing gum has been around for a long time. In fact, our ancestors used natural materials like tree resin, sweet grasses and waxes for their chewing pleasure and to freshen the breath. New England Native Americans taught early colonists to chew the gummy resin that seeps from cuts in spruce trees. 200 years ago, lumps […]

How It Works: FAQs About ClearCorrect Invisible Aligners

If your smile is not exactly what you’d like it to be because of crooked teeth, or if your bite gives you trouble, you may have thought about having your teeth fixed. But who wants to have those clunky metal brackets glued onto your teeth with awkward wires? ClearCorrect may be the answer for you! […]