E-Cigarettes: A Negative Impact on Oral Surgery, Implants, and More

More research studies are finding that e-cigarettes are not as reputable as companies have shown, and can still have ill effects on human health. In fact, these studies have shown that vaping could be just as harmful to cells in our mouths as smoking an actual cigarette. Those who use... Read more »

Three important facts regarding dental care

Although most of us are aware of the primary practices that can prevent tooth decay, there are some interesting bits of information most of us may have missed.  WebMD outlines a few such facts in detail.  They include things like where our natural defense against tooth decay comes from, how... Read more »

Two Primary Aspects of Oral Hygiene

Proper dental hygiene can help prevent cavities and other dental complications.  Dental hygiene can be described as the habits we cultivate that serve to maintain oral health.  Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California defines oral hygiene as brushing, flossing, using mouthwash, and seeing a dentist... Read more »

Flossing demonstrated with Peanut Butter

It is late and you’re tired and you figure, I don’t really need to floss.  Or your kids are putting up a fight about flossing and you decide to let it go.  After all, brushing is enough, isn’t it?  Would you only wash one side of your head?  Or when... Read more »

What is CEREC technology?

Well, it isn’t on the space shuttle or part of a new top secret weapons program with the Department of Defense.  CEREC or Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics is a mouthful of words that can get you a quick mouthful of beautiful new teeth! CEREC is a technology that... Read more »

How and When to whiten your teeth

Not passing that “tissue test” we all see on the TV ads for do-it-yourself teeth whiteners?  Well, you are not alone.  Moreover, if you’ve tried some of these home remedies and found yourself disappointed with the results you also aren’t alone.  This misinformation about tactics for brightening your smile is... Read more »

What are Dental Veneers?

What are Dental Veneers? Dental veneers or porcelain veneers/laminates are custom-made super thin tooth-colored materials designed to cover the front surface of your teeth to improve their appearance. Once bonded to the front of the teeth, you will see a change in many factors including color, shape, size, or length. According to WebMD, veneers are... Read more »

So, are you excited for your dentist appointment? If you are not, you are not alone.

So, are you excited for your dentist appointment?  If you are not, you are not alone.  Many people have stress when it comes to visiting the dentist, in fact, according to WebMD, up to 20% of your fellow Americans avoid visiting the dentist due to fear or anxiety.  This anxiety... Read more »

Are Dentures Right for you?

People lose their teeth for a variety of reasons ranging from tooth decay, gum disease, or some type of dental abnormality.  Others lose their teeth because of an accident or injury that occurred or a medical condition, such as, acid reflux, that may have caused tooth decay and loss.   When... Read more »

Dental anxiety: a common condition

Dental anxiety: a common condition Are you anxious about going to the dentist?  Do you tremble at the very thought of dental procedures and equipment?  Does the thought of leaning back in that chair with a bright light above your head seem like something straight out of a nightmare? If... Read more »