Year: 2021

receding gums

Gum disease is one of the biggest undiscussed health issues in the United States, with a majority of Americans experiencing some form of it during their adult lives.  While gum disease may seem like a minor issue particularly in its earlier manifestation, if left untreated it may lead to further…

cavity

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems in this country–per a 2016 study conducted by the Center for Disease Control, nearly 90% of American adults have had a cavity at some point in their lives. And that’s a shame, as cavities can be prevented with a little care…

dental implants

Dental implants are some of the most exciting advancements in contemporary dentistry. Over the last few decades, they’ve become one of the most common cosmetic dental procedures used to replace a lost or missing tooth. There are good reasons for this–dental implants offer significant advantages over traditional dentures or bridges,…

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…