Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and Your Teeth

Virtually everyone enjoys a sweet treat, but do you worry about what these treats can do to your teeth?  Naturally, there are some treats that are better for your smile than other. In fact, there are some treats you should consider avoiding altogether, but there are a few things you can occasionally indulge in. Of… Read more »

Dealing With Different Kinds of Cavities

As you probably know, cavities are a common problem. Fortunately, cavities are less common than they have been in the past. Sadly, despite their prevalence cavities can be hard to identify. In reality, there are three different types of cavities. Of course, all cavities are caused by decay. In fact, the simplest type of cavity… Read more »

Sedation Dentistry

What is sedation dentistry? Sedation is used by your dental professional to ensure that patients feel comfortable during a range of dental procedures. The type of procedure determines the level of sedation your dentist or oral surgeon employs. Mild Sedation: this type of sedation is administered by nitrous oxide mixed with oxygen. All the patient… Read more »

Waiting for Root Canals

Did you know that root canal therapy isn’t as bad as you think? In fact, most patients who have undergone the treatment say it’s comparable to having a cavity filled. Still, we understand that having root canal therapy probably isn’t something you’re exactly looking forward to. But waiting to have a root canal treated is… Read more »

3 Reasons to Whiten your Teeth

Many people wish to improve the appearance of their dull, faded smile. Having white teeth is beneficial for anyone who needs an extra boost in their everyday life. There are many reasons to desire a whiter and brighter smile. These reasons include: 1. To boost your confidence: Many people feel self-conscious about their smile. If… Read more »

Understanding Periodontal Disease and Ways to Help Prevent It

Periodontal disease, sometimes known as gum disease, can have a serious impact on your teeth, gums and overall health. Periodontal disease is an inflammation of the gum tissue caused by the excess buildup of bacteria and plaque. Excess plaque can cause the gum tissues to start to pull away from the teeth. The inflammation can… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Choosing the Right Toothpaste

As you search the oral hygiene isle at the store, make sure you choose the perfect tube of toothpaste for your smile. In order to give your smile the proper nutrients and cleaning it needs, we encourage you to talk to your dentist during your next appointment and ask which toothpaste is best for you…. Read more »