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When to Consider a Night Guard

A night guard protects your teeth from unconscious tooth grinding at night, a condition called bruxism. But if tooth grinding is unconscious, how do you know you do it? Jaw pain and morning fatigue are clues. Is a night guard right for you?
Apr 1st, 2024
Why Properly Aligned Teeth Are About More Than Aesthetics

Why Properly Aligned Teeth Are About More Than Aesthetics

Are you thinking about orthodontic treatment to straighten your teeth? Properly aligned teeth do more than just enhance the look of your smile. In this blog, we cover the connection between malocclusion and dental health.
Mar 1st, 2024

How Can I Prepare My Child for Their First Dental Visit?

How can you prepare your child for their first dental visit and prevent a lifetime of dental anxiety? This is a worthy goal, as many people have a phobia of visiting the dentist. Here are some great tips to start a lifetime of good dental care.
Feb 1st, 2024

Why Do Teeth Lose Their Whiteness?

Despite your brushing efforts, your teeth can still lose their whiteness over time. Home care alone won’t remove stubborn stains, even with over-the-counter whitening products. You need professional dental whitening to make a difference.
Jan 18th, 2024

What Your Chronic Bad Breath Is Trying to Tell You

How often do you catch yourself breathing against the palm of your hand to see if you have bad breath? Or maybe you skip that step and go straight for a piece of gum or some breath spray. Here’s what you need to know about chronic bad breath.
Oct 1st, 2023
Inlays: A Great Defense Against Tooth Decay

Inlays: A Great Defense Against Tooth Decay

Is damage or decay putting one of your teeth at risk? Getting a dental inlay can help protect your tooth, while preserving more of your natural tooth structure. Learn how this more conservative approach can provide strong and long-lasting results.
Sep 1st, 2023
Veneers or Bonding: Which Is Better?

Veneers or Bonding: Which Is Better?

Considering cosmetic dentistry service, but you aren’t exactly sure where to turn? We’re here to define the terms and clear up the confusion between two of the most popular options for correcting smile flaws.
Aug 2nd, 2023
I'm Embarrassed About My Yellow Teeth

I'm Embarrassed About My Yellow Teeth

Yellow, discolored teeth can be a tremendous embarrassment, causing you to hide your smile in social situations or even avoid close contact with others. There are solutions, and your dentist can help.
Jul 3rd, 2023
Bridges vs. Crowns: What’s the Difference?

Bridges vs. Crowns: What’s the Difference?

When you need dental work to restore and improve the appearance of your smile, there are advantages to both crowns and bridges. Read on to discover more about each option and which could be right for you.
Jun 1st, 2023
Am I a Candidate for Zoom! Teeth Whitening?

Am I a Candidate for Zoom! Teeth Whitening?

Yellow teeth are nothing short of embarrassing, but are professional whitening treatments right for you? They might be! Read on to explore the six signs that you’re eligible for Zoom! teeth whitening.
Apr 2nd, 2023
Why Invisalign May Be The Best Solution for You

Why Invisalign May Be The Best Solution for You

People avoid traditional braces for many reasons, ranging from difficulty keeping teeth clean to cosmetic concerns. However, with a set of clear aligners, you can get the results you want without the downsides of traditional braces.
Feb 7th, 2023
Tips for Brushing and Flossing Properly at Home

Tips for Brushing and Flossing Properly at Home

You can’t see them but every day, bacteria accumulate and stick to the surface of your teeth and in the spaces between your teeth. That’s why brushing and flossing properly is the foundation of oral health.
Jan 2nd, 2023
What Type of Materials are Crowns Made Of?

What Type of Materials are Crowns Made Of?

Could you benefit from a dental crown? Read to learn more about what dental crowns are made of, and how long-lasting dental crowns could strengthen and protect your teeth.
Nov 1st, 2022
The Best Practices for Oral Hygiene

The Best Practices for Oral Hygiene

They're some of the smallest parts of your anatomy, but if you don’t take care of your teeth properly, they can turn into your biggest problems. See if you check our boxes for the ideal oral hygiene routine.
Oct 1st, 2022
Is Dental Bonding the Best Option for My Discolored Teeth?

Is Dental Bonding the Best Option for My Discolored Teeth?

When it comes to discolored teeth, professional teeth whitening is a popular option, but it isn’t the only option. Continue reading to learn the top signs that dental bonding may be the best option for treating your discolored teeth.
Aug 1st, 2022
Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

Tips on How to Prepare Your Child for the Dentist

If you have dental anxiety, you may be worried about how your child will feel about the dentist as they grow up. There’s good news: You can help make visiting the dentist a positive experience and an excellent lifelong habit!
Jul 1st, 2022
Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction

Reasons You May Need a Tooth Extraction

While erupting wisdom teeth and other dental issues are often painful, they don’t necessarily mean you’re going to need a tooth extraction. Only your trusted dentist can tell when a tooth needs to come out.
Jun 1st, 2022
How to Know if Invisalign Is Right for You

How to Know if Invisalign Is Right for You

Invisalign® can be a great choice for just about anyone looking for straighter teeth and a more beautiful smile. Still, it’s not the ideal choice for every patient. Here’s how to tell if Invisalign clear aligners are right for you.
Apr 1st, 2022
Why Are My Teeth Losing Their Whiteness?

Why Are My Teeth Losing Their Whiteness?

If you’ve noticed that your teeth aren’t as white or bright as they used to be, you’re far from alone. Your lifestyle habits, hygiene practices, overall health, and genetics can affect their hue.
Feb 1st, 2022
Tips for Getting Your Child Excited About Oral Health

Tips for Getting Your Child Excited About Oral Health

It’s important for your children to learn good oral health habits at an early age so they become routine and their teeth are protected from decay. Learn some tips for getting your child excited about oral health.
Jan 1st, 2022
Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

One of the reasons that movie stars look so darn happy is that they’re smiling with a mouthful of beautifully crafted dental veneers. But veneers do so much more than make you look better: They make your teeth work better, too.
Dec 1st, 2021
Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Tips for Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Even though dentures can add great benefits to your oral function, you need to give yourself a little bit of time to adjust to them. Our guidance and tips can help you! Keep reading to learn more.
Sep 1st, 2021

Is Invisalign®️ Right for Your Child?

If your child has crooked teeth but has resisted getting braces, Invisalign®️ can straighten their teeth with less discomfort and more flexibility than traditional metal braces. Read on to learn how this treatment can transform your child’s smile.
Aug 1st, 2021

Do You Need a Crown or a Bridge?

When good teeth go bad, they can usually be saved with a crown. Learn how a dentist can fill the gaps with dental bridges and crowns to make you or your children’s decayed teeth look and feel like new.
Jul 1st, 2021

How Dental Bonding Can Repair Your Damaged Teeth

Your teeth are designed to last a lifetime, but life can get in the way, causing tooth damage. Whether you’re dealing with cavities or a chip or crack, dental bonding can play a valuable role in restoring your smile.
Jun 8th, 2021

Tips for Making Your Child's Dental Visit Positive

Dental visits might not be your child’s idea of fun (or yours, either). But these seven tips can help put a more positive spin on dental care, reducing your child’s worries and making those routine office visits less stressful for them and for you.
May 3rd, 2021

Don't Ignore the Pain — A Root Canal Could Save Your Tooth

The words “Root Canal” may send shivers up your spine. But they shouldn’t. The reputation that this tooth-saving procedure is painful is way outdated. Read on to learn why you shouldn’t fear a root canal and how it can save a diseased tooth.
Jan 1st, 2021

What is a Deep Cleaning and How do I Know if I Need One?

Nearly half of Americans over the age of 30 have some degree of gum disease, which is the primary driver of tooth loss. To avoid the serious dental consequences of gum disease, a deep cleaning is your first line of defense.
Dec 1st, 2020

How to Manage Sensitivity After Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the fastest and easiest ways to improve your smile. For some, however, teeth sensitivity is a concern. Here’s how to manage the problem so that you can smile with bright, pain-free teeth.
Nov 8th, 2020

Am I a Candidate for Invisalign?

Are you feeling self-conscious about crooked teeth? Invisalign® can correct orthodontic issues without the hassle of brackets and wires. Find out if you’re an Invisalign candidate and get started on your journey to a straighter smile.
Sep 14th, 2020

Help! I Have Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety doesn’t have to stand in your way of keeping your teeth healthy. Here are some of our best tips for relieving that nervous feeling about visiting the dentist.
Aug 12th, 2020

Dentures Have Come a Long Way

While nothing replaces your natural teeth in terms of durability and stability, dentures do an admirable job mimicking your teeth, both in appearance and function. This is largely due to newer, stronger materials, better molding, and life-like coloring.
May 12th, 2020

5 Reasons You Should Consider Veneers

Are you ready to flash the gorgeous smile of your dreams? Then veneers might be the perfect solution for you. Here are 5 reasons you should consider dental veneers to restore your smile.
Apr 27th, 2020

Signs You Might Need a Root Canal

How do you know if you need a root canal? The answer to that question might surprise you. The symptoms that indicate inflammation or infection in the pulp of your tooth may not be as obvious as you’d think.
Dec 3rd, 2019

What Is Dental Bonding?

If you have a chipped, cracked, stained, or otherwise imperfect tooth that makes you self-conscious about your smile, you need to learn how dental bonding can restore your pearly whites and your self-confidence.
Nov 5th, 2019

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays

Once you've started using the Invisalign® system to invisibly straighten your teeth, taking care of your custom-fitted trays will become a priority. Follow these tips and tricks to keep your trays clean, clear, and working to reshape your smile.
Oct 11th, 2019

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a popular cosmetic procedure. If you’ve elected to have your teeth professionally whitened, find out how you can maintain your bright, pearly whites for even longer.
Sep 1st, 2019

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters

Straight teeth are undeniably more attractive than crooked teeth, but did you know that they’re also healthier? Some may think teeth straightening is an act of vanity, but properly aligned chompers actually play a big role in your overall health.
Aug 7th, 2019

Got Gum Disease? Deep Cleaning Can Help

The battle against gingivitis and periodontitis is ongoing and never-ending. When you fall behind, bacterial pockets can form, compromising your oral health. Deep cleaning can help restore your smile.
Jul 25th, 2019