Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making the Perfect Smile – What can we do for you?

Making the Perfect Smile About smiles. Great looking teeth, and a beautiful smile are something that most of us want. In fact 80% of people surveyed by the AACD have stated they would spend to make their smiles more attractive. Also 48% of those surveyed believe that your smile is your most memorable attribute. Imperfections in a smile […]

What are “Hidden Cavities?”

What are “Hidden Cavities?” What are hidden cavities? Hidden cavities are cavities that are essentially chewing surface cavities that are hard to see/unable to be seen through xrays and sometimes even with visual examination, yet they are large enough that the cavity itself has gone through the first layer of the tooth (enamel), and into […]

Fluoride Power

What is this fluoride stuff anyways? Fluoride this, fluoride that…This stuff’s name is on so many dental hygiene products, and it isn’t really defined thoroughly enough. The word fluoride is just thrown out there like we’re expected to know what it is. I wanted to help shed some light on this mighty mineral and explain why, in dentistry, we recommend it […]

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 […]

What are dental sealants, and who should get them?

Dental Sealants: What are they and who should get them?  Dental sealants: what are they? Dental sealants are thin coatings of a composite material that are painted on the teeth. They are cured by light in order to be bonded to the tooth enamel. Their purpose is to protect the enamel of the chewing surfaces of […]

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 […]