How can I Prevent Oral Cancer

As you know, the thought of dealing with cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, as you probably know, individuals who are diagnosed with cancer are more likely to beat the disease when it’s caught early. This is also true when it comes to oral cancer. Fortunately, if you are careful and observant, there are a… Read more »

When Did Our Ancestors Begin Using Mouthwash?

The importance of great oral hygiene has existed for several millennia. Archeologists have found evidence of ancient chewing sticks, pastes and even oral rinses. The use of oral rinses in particular dates back as far as the first century. Before people knew what really causes plaque and bad breath, they resorted to unconventional ingredients to… Read more »

How to Properly Deal with Something Stuck Between your Teeth

It’s rather common for pieces of food like popcorn hulls, meat fibers, seeds and fruit peels to get stuck between your teeth. Your chances of getting something stuck between your teeth increase if you have a habit of chewing on fingernails, pencils and pencils. Small pieces can sometimes break off and get uncomfortably stuck! If… Read more »

How Your Diet Helps Your Teeth

Did you know that your diet plays a crucial role in determining your dental health? The foods you choose to eat every day have either a positive or a negative impact on your health. Here are some general guidelines to keep your smile bright and healthy: Eat plenty of calcium. You probably already know that… Read more »

How You Can Protect Your Smile While You Age

Do you ever worry about your smile? Do you work hard to keep your mouth healthy? Do you ever wonder if there is something else you could do? If so, good for you. But, do you ever wonder specifically what you can do now to keep smile healthy and strong while you age? You’ve probably… Read more »

Why We Use A Cone Beam CT

Traditional dental X-rays work by passing through the soft tissues of the body, which appear as dark areas on a radiograph. However, hard tissues like bones and teeth cannot absorb the X-rays, so they appear as white areas on radiographs. Traditional X-rays produce 2D images for our dentist so we can diagnose cavities and other… Read more »

Managing and Repairing a Cracked Tooth

Even though your tooth enamel is very strong, there are things like a blow to the face or using your teeth as tools, can cause a crack. Left unchecked, a cracked tooth can become a serious problem, inviting tooth decay and other complications. If you have a cracked tooth you should call us immediately to… Read more »

What Is the ADA Seal of Acceptance?

The American Dental Association (ADA) is a non-profit organization which evaluates dental products that havae been around for over 125 years, making sure that dental products are safe and effective. The ADA essentially protects consumers by making sure quality products with accurate advertising are released on the market. While the ADA is not paid for… Read more »

Care for Your Smile This Christmas by Avoiding These Foods

Whether you believe it or not, Christmas foods can be extremely dangerous for your smile, which is why it is very important to avoid the foods that damage your teeth as well as eat the foods that strengthen and nourish your teeth. However, we understand that this might be a difficult task if you’re not… Read more »

Your Dental Checkups and Your Health

The American Dental Association maintains that seeing your dentist every six months for dental cleanings and checkups is one of the most important things you can do for your oral health. And since your oral health is so closely tied with your overall health and well-being, it is vital to look after your teeth! When… Read more »