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children teeth grinding

As a parent, you want your children’s sleeping hours to be filled with rest and sweet dreams. The childhood years are irreplaceable, and it’s the job of the parent to make them as pleasant as possible. Thus it may be surprising or even unnerving the first time you hear your…

family brushing teeth

Oral hygiene is a critical part of maintaining our health. It’s the primary step in a lifelong healthy smile and it’s something we all need to think about every day. While your dentist plays a vital role in maintaining your oral health and hygiene via regular exams and cleanings, the…

Dental-Care

A bright and shiny smile is an indicator of good health, as we all know. However, the condition of your teeth and gums plays a bigger role in your overall health than many people think. Oral health is a critical component of overall health, as your body is one system…

dental anxiety

A great many of us get a little nervous about a trip to the dentist’s office, so much so that it’s a common comedy trope in movies and cartoons. While for most folks it’s not a big deal, some people do deal with a more serious feeling that goes beyond…

teeth cleaning

Regular teeth cleanings are a vital part of preserving and enhancing oral health. There is a chance for a professional to care for your teeth and head off potential problems before they turn into something serious. There’s an established correlation between regular twice a year teeth cleanings and long-term oral…

teeth whitening comparison

As cosmetic dentistry becomes both more common and more widely accepted, teeth whitening is perhaps the fastest-growing procedure in dentistry. There are a number of obvious reasons why: teeth whitening is a non-invasive, low-intensity procedure which when performed correctly can do a great deal to improve a patient’s appearance and…

prebiotics

The human mouth and the human gut are home to the two largest concentrations of microscopic life in the body. Some of these are bad for your health–the bacteria that cause tooth decay being a prominent example. However, some kinds can be helpful, and that’s where prebiotics and probiotics come…

fall dental

Fall is one of our favorite times of the year. The weather changes as the season shifts, bringing in cooler days, chilly nights, and all the fun that comes with them. It’s also a time for celebration, with football games dominating the weekends and wonderful holidays like Halloween and Thanksgiving…

care for veneers

Cosmetic dentistry is one of the most dynamic aspects of dental medicine. New treatments and new options appear all the time, giving patients choices in their appearance and oral health like never before. Dental veneers are an increasingly popular option these days, as they are a flexible approach to a…