Women’s Oral Health Quick Facts

General Population If pre-existing gingivitis, females who are menstruating have increased inflammation and crevicular fluid exudate. Women on contraceptives have an exaggerated inflammatory response with HIGH dose contraceptives. Additionally, long term use may affect attachment levels. Pregnancy The American Dental Association and the American Congress (formerly “College”) of Obstetricians and Gynecologists agree that emergency treatments, […]

5 Surprising Ways You May Be Harming Your Teeth

You are keeping your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice a day, flossing daily and visiting the dentist for semi-annual cleanings and exams. But there may be some things that you are doing that can damage your teeth – and you may not even realize it. Drinking too much alcohol and caffeine. Both of […]

Whiten your Fangs in Time for Halloween!

  Professional Teeth Whitening Special Offer! We are now offering professional in-office teeth whitening for only $199, and just in time for Halloween! Available now through 12/31/2018. Normal Price – $375  / Promo Price – $199    **Free Consultation: Unfortunately, teeth whitening might not be for everyone based on the condition of some people’s teeth. Because of […]

Enjoy 5 Fruits and Vegetables a Day for Dental Health

We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables every day can lower our risk of certain diseases and aid in weight control. But did you know that more fruits and veggies can help with dental health too? September is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters month and the perfect time to focus on incorporating […]

How Do Dental Sealants Work?

At our practice, one component of our dental services for children is applying sealants. Despite your best efforts to make sure that your kids brush their teeth twice every day and floss once, you can’t be watching over them all the time. Tooth decay can develop in those whose dental hygiene is inadequate – and […]

Get Your Child Ready for Sports with Mouth Guards

School is open! You’ve gone back-to-school shopping and your child has new sneakers, a trendy backpack and lots of sharpened pencils. What about sporting equipment? Is your child ready with the right mouth guard? Whether your young athlete enjoys football or hockey, where mouth guards are required, or other sports with incidental contact like soccer, […]

Dental Crowns Wear a Lot of Hats

It’s important to find the cause of a tooth problem and have it fixed right away. A decayed or diseased tooth that goes without treatment can lead to further damage to neighboring teeth, gums and even the underlying bone. At our practice, dental crowns are our “go-to” solution for many common tooth issues. Crowns are […]

Dry Mouth: Do’s and Don’ts

Dry mouth is an uncomfortable condition where the salivary glands in your mouth don’t make enough saliva. The condition is known medically as xerostomia – but the unpleasant symptoms rate far more than a “zero” in discomfort and nuisance. There are many methods that you can try to alleviate dry mouth, but for a long-term […]

Back-to-School Dental Check-Ups Are Important!

Back to school time is a busy one! You’ve gotten new backpacks and sneakers and are stockpiling school supplies, snacks and lunch fixings. What about a back-to-school dental visit? Start your student right with a cleaning and oral exam. Early detection and prevention of tooth and gum problems can help avoid pain, difficulty speaking and […]