Month: December 2014

New Year’s Resolutions for Your Oral Hygiene

Resolutions for the New Year often become redundant because it seems as though many people aim for the same goals, yet few are ever achieved. This year do something different, and set yourself attainable resolutions to improve your oral hygiene. Dentists often see an increase in tooth decay right around the beginning of the year,… Read more »

Worried About Dry Socket?

There are many reasons why a tooth may ultimately need to be extracted. It may be damaged or diseased beyond repair, or causing harm to healthy teeth. In any case, proper care after undergoing a tooth extraction is of utmost importance. Most extraction procedures occur without any incidences, but there is always a minor risk… Read more »

Children’s Dentistry: A Healthy Start

Keeping your children safe and healthy is probably your number one goal. Teaching them how to properly maintain excellent oral hygiene starting at a young age will point them in the direction of good health for years to come. Children’s dentistry may be one of the most important types of dentistry today. Having healthy primary… Read more »

Boost Your Confidence with Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile can be your greatest asset. It can help you land the job you’ve always wanted, or even muster up the courage to ask that special someone out on a date. If you perceive your smile in a negative way, you may find it difficult to do these things and remain comfortable in social… Read more »

Last Minute Dental Stocking Stuffer Ideas!

Gatherings with family and friends during the holidays typically revolve around savory dinners, delectable sweets, and nostalgia-inspiring drinks. With so many goodies to eat and events to attend, many people often find themselves slacking on their oral hygiene a bit. This holiday season, surprise your loved ones with unique (and useful) oral care themed gifts… Read more »

Discover the Benefits of Orthodontics

The number one reason for pursuing orthodontic treatment is to straighten your teeth. Some people want straight teeth for cosmetic reasons, but the benefits of orthodontic treatment reach far beyond aesthetics. Having misaligned teeth can create many problems including tooth decay, gum disease, problems with your jaw joints (also known as TMJ Disorder), and even… Read more »

Routine Cleanings vs. Deep Teeth Cleanings

When you attend your routine dental visits, you should expect to have your teeth examined, cleaned, and polished by your dentist and hygienist. During a regular visit like this, you may be informed that a routine cleaning will not be sufficient, and that you need a deep teeth cleaning or root planing procedure. The main… Read more »

Tips for a Dental Emergency

Like any accident, a dental emergency can happen at any time, and is usually quite inconvenient. An emergency involving a tooth usually involves damage to the tooth or surrounding connective tissues, and requires immediate attention to attempt to save the tooth. If your dentist’s office is not open at the time of your mishap, you… Read more »

3 Tips to Help You Clean Your Teeth Better

Everyone knows that practicing good oral hygiene at home is paramount in keeping your teeth healthy. Brushing and flossing is second nature to most, and we usually give it little thought. However, there are several factors that you should consider when it comes to correctly caring for your teeth and gums. If you are repeatedly… Read more »

Can Snoring Cause Health Risks?

Snoring is a common sleep occurrence for many people every night. It is usually viewed with little concern, but there is a scary truth behind snoring and its connection with serious diseases. Snoring has been linked with several (possibly deadly) health risks that should not be taken lightly. A large number of people that chronically… Read more »