How to Help a Toddler Stay Calm in the Dental Chair

If you’re a parent who wishes there was a way to keep their toddler calm, comfortable and entertained in the dental chair, then of our dentists are more than happy to help you. Toddler dental appointments can be tough and frustrating, but there are things our dental team will do... Read more »

What Is Water Flossing?

Just like traditional flossing, water flossing is a way to clean between and around your teeth. Unlike traditional flossing, however, no floss is required – instead, water flossing utilizes an electronic device that sprays thin streams of water in steady pulses. This water removes food from between your teeth just... Read more »

A New Year’s Resolution You May Not Have Considered

Come January first, everyone’s motto becomes, “New year, new me.” Resolutions to lose weight, improve habits, and seek self-betterment flood social media. You likely won’t see a resolution to “improve oral health” anywhere on your timeline, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t. There’s never a bad time to resolve to... Read more »

What You Should Know About Toothaches

A toothache is a term for any pain felt within or around a tooth. There are many reasons why you might have a toothache, and none of them should be ignored or taken lightly. A toothache often means that the nerves in your mouth have been damaged. The nerves in... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry Options

Getting your teeth professionally cleaned may seem a bit intimidating to some. However, modern technology has made dentistry virtually painless and extremely efficient. Sedation can be used in many dental procedures to assist in relieving dental anxiety or nervousness. Here are a few sedation options that exist. Intravenous Sedation:  A... Read more »

Why Dental Exams Become More Important with Age

As you age, the nerves in your teeth shrink, causing your teeth to lose sensitivity to cavities and other dental problems. As a result, tooth decay can develop to an advanced stage before you notice anything is wrong. Routine dental exams can reveal tooth decay that would otherwise have reached... Read more »

Six Facts You Didn’t Know About Dental Crowns

There is so much to learn about dental crowns that, even if you have had a dental crown for many years, some facts about these permanent prosthetics might surprise you. In fact, here are six facts about dental crowns that you may not already know:   Dental crowns are cemented... Read more »

Dealing with Dry Mouth

Everyone has had a moment of fear and panic when they experience dry mouth. It is a normal reaction to a stressful situation and quickly goes away when the moment passes. However, if you constantly experience a dry or sticky mouth, cracked lips, sores in your mouth, a burning sensation... Read more »

Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis is a common problem. All of us at one time or another, have been aware or made aware that our breath was a little pungent. Bad breath can be caused by something you eat, coffee, and tobacco use. But there are other causes that may require... Read more »

The Things that Wear Away Tooth Enamel and Promote Dental Issues

The Things that Wear Away Tooth Enamel and Promote Dental Issues Your tooth enamel (the outer shell of your teeth) is strong and resilient. However, this isn’t always the case if you don’t take good care of it. Unfortunately, enamel erosion can occur if you expose your chompers to acid... Read more »