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Is Teeth Whitening Safe?

Americans spend billions of dollars per year on teeth whitening. It’s a huge industry in which many people are involved, and a good portion of people who undergo teeth whitening do so with over-the-counter at home whitening solutions. However, the question often raised is how safe teeth whitening is. There are many stories of people… Read More

The Tooth-Healthy Foods to Include in Your Diet

Did you know that a healthy and balanced diet can help you achieve your smile goals? Well, it’s true! Eating tooth-healthy foods can keep your teeth in tip-top shape, and they can help you have the strong and successful oral health you deserve. The best foods that benefit your smile include: -Dairy: Milk, cheese, almonds,… Read More

Toothbrush Tips: How to Keep Bacteria Away

Did you know that there are millions of germs and bacteria that long to live on your toothbrush bristles? Well, it’s true, and it’s best to take great care of your toothbrush so you can prevent sickness and have the best oral hygiene possible. There are many things you can do to keep the germs… Read More

How to Care for Your Night Guard

If you suffer from bruxism (teeth grinding and clenching), our dentist may recommend a night guard to spare your teeth from the constant pressure and friction. Our night guards are custom fit and built for durability, but they can wear out over time. To preserve your night guard, we offer the following tips: – Rinse… Read More

How to Treat an Injured Smile

Losing a permanent tooth doesn’t necessarily mean you have to opt for a replacement. If the situation is addressed quickly and correctly, there’s a chance that Dr. could restore the tooth. Before losing all hope of saving your smile, try following these steps: –Retrieve the tooth: Find the tooth and hold it by the crown,… Read More

Enamel: A Strong and Vulnerable Shield

Dental enamel is the hard calcified layer that coats your teeth and protects the dentin, pulp and roots. Enamel isn’t indestructible; it can be worn away by time, acid and plaque. Once the enamel is gone, the tooth is vulnerable to decay, which is why it’s so important for you to take proper care of… Read More

Why You Should Consider Oral Cancer Screening

Are you ever worried about oral cancer? Do you wish there was something you could do to identify this problem–or to avoid it altogether? You’ve probably heard that oral cancer is extremely dangerous. Similarly, you probably know that a few habits–such as smoking–can leave you more vulnerable to this issue. However, did you know that… Read More

The Connection Between Exercise and Your Teeth

You’ve probably heard that leading an active health style is great for your heart and your body, but did you know that exercise can also benefit your teeth–especially if you stay hydrated. Did you know that the health of your body and your oral health are related? You see, if you have gum disease, your… Read More

What You Can Do About Root Canal Therapy

Do you avoid root canal therapy because you’ve heard how painful it is? If so, did you know that root canal therapy is actually about as uncomfortable as having a cavity filled? In fact, root canals are more comfortable than they’ve ever been, which is fortunate because ignoring a damaged root canal can lead to… Read More

How Should You Whiten Your Teeth?

Do you ever wish you could have a more radiant smile? Would you be surprised to learn that Americans, on average, spend more than a billion dollars every year just on store-bought teeth whitening kits? While there isn’t anything innately wrong with at-home whitening, if kits, strips, pastes, or any other whitening method is used… Read More