Category: Dental Health

Why Your Dentist Says, ‘Don’t Forget to Drink Water!’

You know that doctors have long agreed, staying properly hydrated is one of the simplest and best things you can do to care for your body. After all, a well-hydrated body is essential for vital organ function. When your body lacks water you can suffer a host of symptoms ranging from headaches to sleepiness and… Read more »

Got a Broken Tooth? We Can Help!

There are few aches and pains that compare to dental discomfort, and a broken tooth is one of the most uncomfortable dental issues you can experience. To make matters worse, structural damage can threaten your tooth’s very existence if you don’t take hasty action to repair it. Luckily, you have several options for saving your… Read more »

What Causes A Cavity?

Many patients are afraid of the words dental filling, but if your tooth has a severe cavity – it may be necessary. What causes a cavity? Plaque (bacteria) forms on the teeth throughout the day, when sugars come in contact with this plaque on your teeth it forms an acid that can destroy your tooth… Read more »

Do You Need Periodontal Therapy?

For some people, the threat of gum disease seems like a distant one; something they may have to worry about someday, but probably not right now. Unfortunately, that belief is why many people develop the condition before they realize it, and eventually require periodontal therapy to restore the health of their gums and smile. Today,… Read more »

Are You Using The Right Toothpaste?

Do you put much thought into the toothpaste you choose or do you just grab one and throw it into your shopping cart? There are so many different toothpaste brands and types it can make your head spin. If you are more concerned with whitening over periodontal disease than it can be easy, just choose… Read more »

Straight Spine Straight Teeth

You’re probably wondering what a straight spine has to do with straight teeth, but believe it or not…a lot. Straight posture is very important to your overall health and well being. Bad posture can even contribute to depression. In fact, studies show that when your chin is up you are more likely to have good… Read more »

What is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw?

Have you ever heard of osteonecrosis? It sounds a lot like osteoporosis, and they are sort of similar, but they aren’t exactly the same. They both have to do with bones. Osteonecrosis of the jaw bone can be a serious issue and it can affect your dentition. You usually find out you have osteonecrosis when… Read more »

Cold Weather and your Oral Cavity

Cold weather can be hard on your joints, skin, and your oral cavity. You can tell it’s winter when your lips become chapped, but the inside of your mouth is vulnerable to the winter weather as well. Dry winter air, cold wind, and low humidity indoors not only dehydrate your lips, but your oral mucosa… Read more »

After Christmas Quiz

  Have you been putting off seeing the dentist? Has it been years? Have you been afraid to smile? Have you wanted to revamp your smile, but it never seems the right time? The New Year is a special time for your dental health. Why? Take our after Christmas quiz to find out.

Where Did Our Christmas Traditions Come From?

    Not everybody celebrates Christmas. Some celebrate Hanukkah, some Kwanzaa, but either way most people are celebrating this time of year. They are spending time with family and friends, eating, drinking, exchanging gifts, enjoying family traditions, and being festive. In today’s blog in honor of the holiday season we share some history regarding where… Read more »