Is a Dental Implant Painful?

We live in an exciting time for dentistry because of all of the technological advancements that enhance care and provide new solutions to your smile. Dental implants are among that new technology, and they can offer excellent options to the right candidate. However, because dental implants are still so new, there are some misconceptions about […]

I Have a Chipped Tooth! What Should I Do Next?

It can be shocking when you suddenly realized you have a chipped tooth. Even more alarming is chipping a tooth and not noticing it immediately, opening the door to future complications. That’s why regular dental care is so essential — to recognize these issues and address them in a timely fashion. If you suspect you […]

Will a Frenectomy As an Adult Affect My Speech?

If you’re experiencing any issues talking, eating, or with your dental health in general, it may be due to your frenum. This is the tiny piece of tissue that holds different parts of your mouth together. You have several different frenums all throughout your body.  When it’s abnormally sized, it can make simple tasks more […]

What Does Salt Water Do For My Mouth? 

If you keep up on regular oral care, you’re well aware that flossing, brushing your teeth two to three times a day, and using mouthwash are effective ways to keep your mouth healthy. However, there is an additional method of proper oral care that you may not yet be aware of: salt water. Using salt […]

Bad Breath? Change These Things

Bad breath, officially known as halitosis, is the third most common dental condition seen in the dentist office.  In fact, according to Colgate, over 60 million people suffer from chronic bad breath. That means if you happen to find yourself suffering from it, you’re not alone. Rather than being ashamed or embarrassed, it’s important to […]

What Should Your Child Expect on Their First Dental Visit?

Taking your child to the dentist for their first dental visit can be a nerve-racking experience for both of you, especially if you don’t know what to expect. Your child may be afraid of the dentist at first, and this can cause you to become anxious. Knowing what to expect from your child’s first appointment […]

Not Every Office Is Made Equal 

Whether you’re going in for a simple cleaning or any type of cosmetic surgery, one fact will always remain: a trip to the dentist is intimidating. Shiny tools are pointed at you as you’re approached by them from different directions. Dentists and hygienists in masks hover around you excruciatingly close with their fingers in your […]

How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Liver

We all know that your oral health is important and proper dental care is imperative to prevent you from obtaining any diseases that can negatively affect your mouth. In awareness of this, we all make sure to regularly brush and floss to keep cavities, gum disease and any other infections from forming in and around […]

Dental Myths Busted 

The telephone game is fun to play with friends in middle school, but it’s not as great when your oral health is involved. For several years, rumors have flown around regarding what is and isn’t acceptable when it comes to taking proper care of your teeth. We’ve decided to address a few popular myths and […]

Do You Despise the Dentist? 

You check your calendar for this week’s upcoming events and see one approaching that you absolutely dread: your dentist appointment. It’s easy to immediately groan in disgust and think of all the reasons why visiting the dentist isn’t fun, but there are also some aspects of visiting the dentist that can make you realize it […]