Getting Your Kids to Always Brush Their Teeth

20% of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years have at least one tooth that has tooth decay, this is because of not properly brushing their teeth or not brushing them at all. This can lead to other oral health issues and affect the development of their adult teeth. [Source] Although kids baby […]

Which dental plan is right for you?

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  With the rising costs of everything from food to gas to home premiums, it is quite easy to cross off having the right dental plan from the list of necessary expenses. After all — you just need to visit the dentist every six months for cleaning, right? Nothing life-threatening or urgent really, but what […]

Sore Gums – What Gives?

Sore Gums, What Gives? What Causes Sore Gums? Sore gums aren’t much thought about compared to tooth pain. Tooth pain is one of the most treated, or talked about issue with the mouth. In fact, when people think “dentist” they may have the idea of things pertaining only to teeth. There are, however, many other issues […]

New Year, New Dental Insurance Benefits

New Year, New Dental Insurance Benefits Dental Insurance typically renews in January… It’s time to get back to getting those teeth and gums into a healthy state…and keeping them there. Dental Insurance is a great boon to helping yourself keep those pearly whites white, and those pink gums pink. Usually allowing for you to receive […]

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems.

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems. Why should you not wait when something is bothering you? Dental problems in your mouth, quite simply, do not get better by themselves. That’s  a general rule. You wouldn’t, for instance, allow a rotting support beam in your house to go un-repaired for very long. Nor would you […]

Clean Teeth for Your Health

Clean Teeth for Your Health How does having clean teeth and gums help your overall health? As you can image, the mouth is not always the cleanest place in the world. We eat food throughout the day, drink coffee, tea, beer, wine, juice, shakes, etc. You’re teeth and gums are frequently exposed to these consumables, and […]

What Is Dental Plaque

What is Dental Plaque? What exactly is dental plaque? There are many toothbrushes on the market, many tooth pastes, floss types, mouthwashes etc., and most of these advertise the removal of dental plaque. While this is a good thing, don’t get me wrong, there is, however, no real description of what this thing is that […]

Why we need Teeth Cleanings

Why we need Teeth Cleanings Why do we need teeth cleanings anyhow? One of the least thought about subjects in dentistry is usually the subject of teeth cleanings. Some consider they don’t really need them. Others are perfectly happy getting a dental cleaning once every couple years. Well, let me tell you right now…they’re great, and pretty necessary […]

Oral Health and Heart Health

Oral Health and Heart Health Oral health and heart health. Is there a connection? There have been many studies done on this subject in the past, and there is some consensus that these two things (oral health and heart health) are linked. It’s been fairly common knowledge in the past that the health of your […]

Sensitive Teeth? What’s causing it?

What is causing you to have sensitive teeth? Why do our teeth become sensitive? Tooth sensitivity is one of the most commonly voiced problems with dental patients. There are a few factors to consider when we take a look at the subject of sensitive teeth. First of all, let’s go over the very basic reason […]