October 26, 2012

Do you have dental anxiety? We can help!

If you suffer from dental anxiety, a visit to our office might seem like a daunting prospect. Perhaps you had a bad experience in the past, but whatever the reason, please know that at our office, there is nothing to be afraid of. We understand you may be anxious about […]
October 16, 2012

Tooth Discoloration: Common Causes and What You Can Do To Stop It

Looking back at childhood photos, you may notice picture after picture of yourself with a mouthful of shiny white teeth. When you look in the mirror today, you wonder what happened to that beautiful smile. Many adults struggle with tooth discoloration and find it embarrassing to show off their teeth […]
October 9, 2012

Teeth Grinding: Not Just a Bad Habit, But a Dental Concern

Perhaps you don’t even know you grind your teeth. Maybe a spouse or loved one woke you up in the middle of the night and made you aware of what was happening. For many people, teeth grinding is a habit and a mechanical reflex; when they’re awakened and informed they […]
October 3, 2012

Smile! October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? For our staff that means only one thing: Reminding you that your teeth are an important part of your body, and keeping them clean helps keep your mouth and your body healthy. By taking care of your teeth, eating a […]
September 25, 2012

Signs That Your Tooth Has A Cavity

We have all experienced those times when we have a toothache and think…”Do I have a cavity?” You brush twice a day and floss regularly, so a cavity is unlikely. Right? Here is how you can tell if it’s time to give us a call: The Signs and Symptoms of […]
September 21, 2012

Foods That Can Harm Enamel

Many people who are careful about brushing and flossing their teeth wonder how they still end up with cavities or tooth decay. Several factors affect wear and tear on tooth enamel. Diet is a major factor, with certain foods increasing the likelihood that your enamel will become discolored or decayed. […]
September 6, 2012

The Truth Behind Six Popular Dental Myths

Myths about dentistry and general dental care abound. These myths are passed on by word of mouth and are presented as being factual; although they are typically inaccurate. There are dangers associated with dental misconceptions. By believing in these dental myths, you are placing your oral health at risk and […]
August 27, 2012

How to Prevent Bad Breath

We all experience bad breath every now and then. Usually it’s a minor inconvenience resolved with a thorough brushing. There are times, however, when bad breath becomes a recurring condition that can be a major source of embarrassment. Fortunately, mouth odor is preventable. By familiarizing yourself with the causes of […]
August 20, 2012

A Healthy Mouth Starts With What You Eat

Most people know that visiting the dentist is an essential part of caring for their teeth. Regular checkups and cleanings are, of course, very important. But what some people don’t realize is that good dental hygiene starts long before you get to the dentist’s office. You may be saying, “I […]