Top 7 Foods that Damage Your Teeth

Certain foods are harmful to your teeth because they contain too much sugar or can even cause a dental emergency like a chipped or broken tooth. Here’s our list of the top 7 foods that are most harmful to your teeth: Ice. While ice has no sugar, chewing on ice can damage the enamel of […]

Gum Disease Can Harm More Than Your Gums and Teeth

Gum disease can really wreak havoc on your gums, teeth and even the underlying bone. But did you know that advanced gum disease can also cause serious systemic health problems? Gum inflammation or gingivitis occurs when bacteria plaque collects on the teeth and is caused by inadequate oral health care. Gingivitis can worsen into gum […]

Enhance Your Smile With Same-Day Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you find yourself covering your mouth when you smile because your teeth are broken, widely spaced or even missing? We have the technology right here in our office that allows us to perform most cosmetic dentistry in only one day! The conventional method for these types of restorations required taking an uncomfortable impression of […]

Teaching Your Child To Brush Their Teeth

If you have a toddler, you may wonder at what age they will be able to brush their own teeth. Each child’s pace is different in terms of developing motor skills as well as the attention span necessary to perform this task. You should already be cleaning your small child’s teeth twice a day using […]

Bad Breath: An Embarrassing Problem That Can Be Solved

It may be an embarrassing problem to admit that you have, or to tell someone else that they have, but bad breath can be a serious problem. The trick to treating bad breath, medically called halitosis, is finding the origin of the condition. Most bad breath is caused by our old friend bacteria that also […]

6 Surprising Signs of Sleep Apnea

You probably know that snoring can be a symptom of obstructive sleep apnea. But did you know that there are many other symptoms that can point to this potentially serious sleep disorder? Sleep apnea occurs when the tongue is sucked against the back of the throat while sleeping, blocking the upper airway. When the air […]

What Causes a Toothache?

To explain what causes a toothache, let’s first look at the anatomy of your teeth. Each tooth is made of: Enamel – the hard outer covering of the tooth. It’s the hardest substance in your body! Enamel protects your teeth from plaque and acids. Enamel can’t regenerate itself as it doesn’t have any living cells […]

Act Fast in a Dental Emergency

If your child has a tooth knocked out while playing, would you know what to do? This is an example of a dental emergency. Most dental emergencies are caused by some kind of trauma to the mouth like a fall or sports-related injury that can fracture or displace a tooth, or cause gum bleeding or […]

5 Tips on Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

The general rule of thumb is to switch your toothbrush out every 3 months, but that’s not the only factor that keeps your toothbrush clean. Your toothbrush is constantly wet which means there’s a high chance for bacteria or mold to grow if you’re not careful. Here are a few things you can do to […]