A Conversation About Cavities

Cavities have been a problem for since the beginning of time. If you have teeth, you need to be concerned with cavities. Plaque is constantly forming on your teeth, and that plaque will react with the sugars in your food to wear down the enamel on your teeth. The longer the acids are present, the greater the chances of damage... read more »

Oral Health Care Tips and Your Diet

Keeping your smile healthy begins with eating healthy. If you would like to keep your smile safe, here are some oral health care tips to protect your smile from a bad diet: - Products that are already highly acidic are capable of eroding the tooth enamel and should be limited or avoided altogether. - Never eat acidic products as snacks,... read more »

Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?

Do you grind your teeth while you sleep? If so, you may be suffering from a common yet serious condition known as bruxism. Bruxism occurs when you unknowingly grind and gnash your teeth together. The constant wear and tear of doing so can weaken, crack, chip, and otherwise damage your precious pearly white teeth. Always check for warning signs to... read more »

The Toothbrush Quiz

Are you practicing ideal techniques for keeping your teeth clean? Similarly, are you practicing ideal techniques for keeping your toothbrush clean? A clean toothbrush is just as important for your oral health as the job for which it is assigned. For more information about toothbrush care, take the following toothbrush quiz: How often should you brush your teeth? a.) Once... read more »

How to Fight Dental Anxiety

Did you know that about 40 million Americans suffer from dental anxiety? Sadly, this anxiety can make some people hesitant to visit the dentist. However, avoiding the dentist can be detrimental to your oral health, especially over time. Fortunately, there are a few things you could do to overcome this anxiety, including sedation dentistry. For many patients, our team could... read more »