The stress of good oral hygiene is so important to dentists. Keeping on topic of the last blog, let's discuss another issue you can run into if you do not take proper care of your [...]

Laser Gum Surgery

Gum disease (also known as Periodontal disease) is an inflammation of the gum line that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. The three stages of gum disease — from [...]

Bone Grafts

The jaw bone is what holds our teeth in place. If we lose a tooth either because of gum disease or decay, the jaw bone will begin to recede. Why is this an issue? The [...]

National Children’s Dental Health Month

Every February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month in order to increase awareness of the importance of maintaining good oral health among children and their parents. Believe it or not, [...]

Temperature Tooth Pain

Have you ever experience tooth pain while eating something hot or cold? This is caused by the wearing down of tooth enamel and your gums receding. This exposure causes teeth to be very sensitive when [...]

The Cost of Dental Implants

The loss of a tooth can often be frustrating. The exploration of replacement options for missing teeth often lead to the research of dental implants. Dental implants are an exceptional optional when it comes to replacing [...]

Should You Skip Chocolate This Valentine’s Day?

Gifting chocolates for Valentine's Day can be considered as one of the holiday's most recognizable traditions. In fact, Americans spend around $1.5 million on Valentine's chocolate every year. Though this gesture is meant to be [...]

Tooth Timeline

Babies begin growing teeth between 4 and 7 months. Typically, the two front teeth on the bottom row are the first to arrive and usually together. The root forces the new teeth up to the [...]

Plaque vs. Tartar

You may hear the terms plaque and tartar on toothpaste commercials or read them on your bottle of mouthwash, even hear about it at the dentist! But what exactly are plaque and tartar? More importantly, [...]

Semiannual Dental Visits

Since we've been posting about having a healthy new year and meaningful resolutions, let's talk dental visits. It is recommended by the American Dental Association that you should go to the dentist once every 6 [...]

How to Have a Healthy New Year

New Year, new you! What is your resolution? January is certainly a month where people are open-minded and positive. Because of the tradition of new year resolutions, people generally feel more motivated to better themselves. [...]