Of course, there’s one sign that’s easy to notice: when it’s been longer than six months since you visited the office. But we have such hectic lives that it’s easy to lose track of your last exam, and difficult to keep your next one on the schedule. Pay attention to your teeth and respond to […]
Trying to Quit Tobacco? Here’s A New Reason to Kick the Habit
Tobacco use stains your teeth. It worsens your breath. It causes oral cancer and lung cancer. It impacts your health and life in so many negative ways – and now, there’s one more to add to the list. We already knew that smoking was associated with a number of oral health concerns, but now we […]
Secret Sugar Content That’s Harming Your Teeth
While a little sugar is necessary for healthy brain function, that sad fact is that most of us are getting way too much. Sugar makes food taste better, so it’s a common additive in many packaged products. Because its presence isn’t always noticeable, you end up consuming far more sugar than you realize. This is […]
The Best Cosmetic Dentistry Yields Natural Smiles
We’ve all seen pictures of celebrities emerging from cosmetic procedures looking a little…unnatural. While some work can be tastefully done, it’s easy to cross the line and end up in uncanny valley. This effect holds some patients back from achieving the appearance they have in mind, simply because they’re not confident that the results will […]
Are Dental Implants For Me?
Considering dental implants? Here’s what you need to know Dental implants are a big decision – and one that could potentially change your life. Educating yourself on the process before you get started will help ensure a positive experience. Make sure you’re physically, mentally, and emotionally ready to see implant success. A consultation with an […]
How Long Do Adult Orthodontics Take?
With all that you have going on every day, is there really time to straighten your teeth? There’s a lot on your plate. Is adding Invisalign going to make everything topple? While braces as an adult once felt like an impossibility, it’s no longer just a matter of metal brackets and wires. Alternate systems straighten […]
Finding the Best Dentist for Your Family
When we’re not totally happy with something, there’s not always time to change it. Your healthcare providers may not be a perfect fit, but they’re yours. That said, doing a little extra research and finding a provider you truly love improves your outlook, your health, and your feelings about your care. When you’re considering a […]
Stop Putting off Tooth Repair
Hiding from dental treatment? Here’s how to get motivated If one or more of your teeth needs a little TLC, it’s time to take action. We know how hard it can be to find time for a dental appointment, and if your tooth isn’t actively bothering you, it’s tempting to wait until it poses more […]
Get Your Family Cavity-Free This Year
Kids not smiling in the dental chair? Helping them avoid cavities will make a difference The last thing you want to hear after a dental exam is that there’s a cavity to fill. Whether it’s your own tooth or one of your children’s, you want to avoid the potential discomfort, stress, and effort that’s involved […]
Do I Have Time for Adult Braces?
Life can feel like it’s flying by. Between your job, home, family, social life, and what limited free time you can find, there aren’t many moments left over for personal care. But tending to the way you look and feel is one of the key routes to success. And if you’ve been dealing with crooked […]