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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dental Crowns, what are they?

Dental Crowns, what are they? Why we need dental crowns. Bacteria, decay, trauma…these are all enemies of our teeth. Often times without proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits, these enemies win some battles against our teeth. Dental crowns are a way of giving reinforcement to those damaged teeth. Bacteria is the main culprit. They […]

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 […]

How Your Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health

How Oral Health Affects Your Overall Health How does your oral health affect the rest of your body? Oral health and your overall health are closely related. We’ve found, on numerous occasions those with good oral health have good overall health, and vice versa. It’s known to the dental profession that bacteria in the mouth […]

Mouthwash, What Kind Should You Use?

Mouthwash, What Kind Should You Use? Mouthwash and You! What is mouthwash? Why do we use it? Can I just use mouthwash, in place of brushing and flossing? Do I need to use it? What does mouthwash actually DO? These questions and more are what I want to answer in this article. There are many […]

New Dental Videos

Our New Dental Videos! We’re getting some informative dental videos on our site! I’m pleased to share that we will be getting some very informative dental videos added to our site over the next week or so. These videos will range anywhere in between the process of getting a composite dental filling to how we […]

Dental Problems and Aging

Dental Problems and Aging Some of the main dental problems that start showing up when you’re getting older: Well, obviously as something get’s older (like your teeth) more and more things are liable to occur with them. This is why, when speaking about your teeth, regular cleanings and checkups become more and more important. I’m […]

Can We Regrow Teeth?

Can We Regrown Teeth? New technique involving lasers shows it is possible to regrow teeth (or parts of it). There are some “bright” (literally) new ideas coming down the line in regards to dental technology. Namely, researchers have recently accomplished the task of coaxing dental stem cells in teeth to regrow parts of itself (in the case […]