The Difference between Dental Veneers and Dental Bonding

You want the best when it comes to your teeth, especially when it involves how they look. If you are looking into ways you can fix that chipped, cracked or discolored tooth, look no further. Our team is going to help by showing you two common cosmetic dental procedures that... Read more »

FAQ About Lumineers®

What are Lumineers®? Lumineers are a type of dental veneer. How thin are Lumineers? One of the traits of Lumineers is that they are much thinner than traditional dental veneers. Lumineers are nearly as thin as a contact lens, about 0.2 mm. How much preparation do Lumineers require? Because Lumineers... Read more »

Oral Health: The First Years

We all know that oral health and proper tooth care are important, and we invite you to bring your child to our dentist when they are about one year old so we can help. But did you know that there are things you can do to care for your child’s... Read more »

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Dentistry

1. The first toothbrush was manufactured in China in 1498 - Before 1498, a toothbrush didn’t have bristles. The first toothbrush with bristles was manufactured in China and was made from the hair of hogs, horses, and badgers. The first commercial toothbrush was made in 1938. 2. Periodontal disease is... Read more »

Questions You’ve Always Meant to Ask Your Dentist

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you... Read more »

Caring for Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease (more commonly called gum disease) is an inflammatory disease that can worsen and eventually destroy the gums and other structures which support the teeth. This disease is dangerous to your oral health because it is a painless infection that silently attacks, unless you seek proper treatment. Nonsurgical periodontal... Read more »

How to Deal With Dental Problems in a Foreign Country

You are enjoying the sites of an exotic place far from home when your tooth starts to hurt. You think it will go away, but it just gets worse. You realize that you have a dental problem in a foreign country. You can’t wait until you get home to fix... Read more »

5 Ways to Keep You Teeth Healthy in 2015

  Eat a well-balanced diet. It can be easy to resort to fast food, soda, and unhealthy snacks. However, these fast food eating habits can have a negative impact on your oral health. Try choosing foods without processed sugars and starches, and select healthy options like fruits and vegetables as... Read more »

Mint Toothpaste

Have you ever noticed that just about every toothpaste you find at the store is mint flavored? From peppermint and spearmint to Mint Chocolate Trek, Vanilla Mint Spark, and Lime Spearmint Zest; the thing that nearly all toothpaste has in common is mint. Humans can distinguish hundreds of different flavors,... Read more »

Freshen Your Breath

Bad breath can ruin a date, cause co-workers to avoid you, and generally be an unwelcomed nuisance. Here are some ways that you can tackle your bad breath and start down the road to minty freshness. Avoid Garlic and Onions: Foods like garlic and onions can be smelled on the... Read more »