Category: General Dentistry

Time For A New Toothbrush

The new year is a great time to replace your old toothbrush if you haven’t done it in a while. The American Dental Association recommends that you replace your toothbrush every 3 to 4 months. This of course, depends on how you take care of your toothbrush, how often you use it, and how vigorously… Read more »

Enjoy Thanksgiving with These Healthy Tips

Now that Thanksgiving is just around the corner, are you a bit worried about whether or not your smile will remain healthy long after the holiday season is over? It can feel tough trying to eat healthy and take care of one’s self, especially as the busy holiday season begins. Fortunately, protecting your smile doesn’t… Read more »

Can You Rebound from a Cavity with Restorative Dental Care?

Are you worried about developing dental cavities, either because of problems in the past, or simply a general anxiety about dental problems? Many people don’t realize that the vast majority of adults will experience dental cavities, which can progress to the point of infection, if left unaddressed. Fortunately, it is possible to address most cavities… Read more »

Could a Dentist Help You Sleep Better?

Have you been waking up with headaches or discomfort in your jaw or neck? If you still feel tired, no matter how much sleep you get, it is possible you could be suffering from sleep apnea. Obstructive Sleep Apnea is actually a dangerous condition, one which unfortunately affects millions of American adults. Not only is… Read more »

Are Your Gums In Jeopardy?

Many people think of beautiful, white teeth when they think about healthy smiles. However, the teeth are only one part of the smile. The gums are another essential aspect of one’s oral health. Sadly many people neglect crucial gum tissue care, leading to gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. In fact, nearly half of… Read more »

Can You Really Prevent Dental Cavities?

Are you tired of struggling with dental cavities? Do you wonder if more could be done to prevent them? If so, you’re not alone. The vast majority of adults in America will deal with dental decay during their lives, yet cavities are preventable. Through a combination of excellent dental hygiene and regular checkups and cleanings… Read more »

Dentist-Approved Alternatives to Traditional Summertime Treats

Does the summer heat have you reaching frequently into the freezer for some sweet, icy treats to help you keep cool? Perhaps you have made one-too-many trips to the ice cream shop or snow cone stand, lately, in an effort to beat the heat. While there is nothing wrong with occasionally enjoying a treat, too… Read more »

Could Invisalign Help You Achieve Your Dream Smile?

Have you long felt embarrassed by your misaligned smile? Are gaps between your teeth, or overlapping, your greatest causes for insecurity? Does a noticeable underbite or overbite make you wish it was possible to hide your smile, even when around your closest friends? If so, what has stopped you from seeking orthodontic treatment in the… Read more »

Keep Smiling All Summer with These Simple Preventive Tips

Summer is a great time for showing off your smile. In fact, few seasons involve more photo ops than summer, when you are likely to spend more time exploring the great outdoors with family and friends, and adventuring off to new locales. Before you set out to make priceless memories with those you love, though,… Read more »

Are You Suffering From Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a common sleep disorder that can be caused from a multitude of different things. If you’re finding yourself abruptly awakening throughout the night due to lack of breath, you may have sleep apnea. Since it occurs throughout your sleep, it can be difficult to diagnose. Are you suffering from sleep apnea? If… Read more »