Helping our patients maintain excellent oral health is at the heart of a family dentist’s mission. We also know that a beautiful smile helps boost confidence and self-esteem. Did you know that many ... Read More
How Can I Tell If I Have Tooth Decay?
Sometimes tooth decay is obvious: pain or sensitivity often alerts us when something’s wrong. But it’s hard to notice decay in the early stages when it’s easiest to treat. It’s one reason getting into ... Read More
What Happens If I Avoid a Root Canal?
Root canal: it’s one of the most dreaded phrases in the English language. But root canal therapy is an essential dental treatment that can help you avoid tooth loss. Avoiding a needed root canal ... Read More
Can Tobacco Really Damage My Teeth and Gums?
The truth can be hard to swallow, but there’s no way around it. You can’t take good care of your teeth and use tobacco. The evidence is clear: tobacco products hurt your teeth and gums in all forms. ... Read More
A Parent’s Guide to the Tooth Fairy
Losing those first baby teeth can be exciting but a little scary. The tooth fairy is a terrific way to make it fun and slip in a push for oral hygiene. And as your child gets older, questions begin to ... Read More
What If Teeth Whitening Kits Don’t Work?
Many of us are ready to start the new year with a brighter smile and whiter teeth. For some patients, at-home whitening kits are the first step. They’re inexpensive and convenient, but they don’t ... Read More
Is Vaping Bad For My Teeth?
Vaping is often presented as a “healthier” alternative to smoking and a way to help folks quit tobacco use. But as e-cigarettes rise in popularity, especially in young people, we’re learning more ... Read More
What Can I Do About My Sensitive Teeth?
Ouch! You’re sipping your favorite tea or a creamy milkshake when tooth sensitivity spoils the moment. How many times have sensitive teeth ruined a great meal or gathering? It’s frustrating when ... Read More
Do I Need A Daily Mouth Rinse?
Some of us may remember the days when our choices in mouthwash came down to Scope and Listerine. It was all about fresh breath, and oral hygiene was an afterthought. As any trip to the drugstore will ... Read More