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How Dental Sealants Protect Your Child’s Oral Health

Did you know that cavity rates are surging with children? They’re so common that they can appear as soon as those first baby teeth appear. Fortunately, you can reduce the risk with dental sealants. Read on to learn more.
Sep 1st, 2023

5 Ways to Prevent the Need for a Root Canal

The pain of root canals lives on in myth. It’s been many decades since the procedure itself became pain-free. Despite this, the healthiest teeth include the tissue that root canals remove. Here’s what you can do to prevent the need.
Jul 1st, 2023

How to Prepare Your Teen for Braces

Learning they need braces can be a difficult time for teenagers. Here’s how you can help prepare your teen for orthodontic treatment.
Jun 1st, 2023

What to Do When a Crown Falls Out

Dental crowns are useful in protecting damaged teeth, but if something happens and they end up falling out, you’ll need to know how to keep things from worsening. Read on to find out how to manage the situation.
May 2nd, 2023

How Zoom Can Whiten Your Teeth

You may be embarrassed to show your smile because your teeth are stained or yellowed, but there’s a treatment for that. Learn how the Zoom teeth whitening system can take you from dull to dazzling.
Mar 1st, 2023

At What Age Should My Child See the Orthodontist?

You’ve been taking your child to the dentist regularly, but now you’re wondering when you’ll know if they need braces. Read on to find out if and when your child should see an orthodontist.
Jan 5th, 2023

5 Important Benefits of Traditional Braces

Even though metal braces can be bulky, they have a lot to offer. We highlight why choosing this traditional method can be rewarding for your oral health and smile goals.
Dec 1st, 2022

5 Benefits of Getting a Bridge

Gap-toothed grins are adorable on children. But when you’re an adult, missing teeth are no longer cute. If you’re missing teeth, dental bridges can help with both cosmetic and practical issues. Here’s a look at their benefits.
Oct 7th, 2022

My Child Is Afraid of Going to the Dentist: Can You Help?

Even though being worried about going to the dentist is common, especially in children, it may feel overwhelming to help your child overcome that fear. We offer tips on how to help your child feel better about going to the dentist.
Sep 1st, 2022

Understanding the Dangers of Excessive Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral naturally released into the soil and air, and in small doses, there are several benefits to your health. But what happens, when you have too much fluoride in your system, and what can it do to your body?
Aug 1st, 2022

How Many Years Does a Bridge Last?

Dental bridges are a great tool to restore your smile when you have missing teeth. But how do they work, and, more importantly, how long do they last? Read on to learn more.
Jun 1st, 2022

5 Reasons You Should Consider Veneers

Dental veneers are best known for the way they give your smile a Hollywood dazzle, but that’s not the only benefit. In fact, there are 5 reasons you should consider veneers to upgrade your smile.
May 5th, 2022

I'm Nervous About My Upcoming Root Canal

Though contemporary dental techniques and anesthetics make root canal therapy as painless as a filling, it’s still common to be nervous about the procedure, especially if it’s your first time. It’s easier when you know what to expect.
Apr 1st, 2022

I'm Embarrassed About Having Fluorosis

If your parents were over-vigilant with your fluoride treatments, your drinking water had higher than normal levels of fluoride, or you swallowed your toothpaste as a child, you may have fluorosis. Don’t be embarrassed; treatments are available.
Mar 1st, 2022

5 Factors that May Be Staining Your Teeth

Life can take a toll on your dazzling smile. Knowing what factors can dull your teeth and how you can maintain healthy, bright, beautiful teeth is important. Read on.
Feb 1st, 2022

What Are Dental Crowns and Why Would I Need Them?

Have you ever wondered why you’d need a dental crown? The truth is, crowns are more than just a cosmetic fix for your teeth. Crowns offer many other advantages, so keep reading to find out more about these little gems.
Jan 1st, 2022

4 Reasons You May Need a Bridge

Have one or more missing teeth? A dental bridge can help restore your smile and no one will even know your teeth were ever missing. Here are four reasons to consider a dental bridge.
Dec 1st, 2021

5 Bite Problems that Braces Can Correct

Children and adults alike can find themselves dealing with many types of misaligned teeth. And when they do, braces are a great way to help repair many conditions related to alignment and bite. Read on to find out more.
Nov 7th, 2021

5 Tips for Adjusting to Braces

If you have crooked or uneven teeth, braces are a great treatment option. Braces can significantly improve your smile but be prepared for an adjustment period after they are first fitted.
Oct 10th, 2021

When To Consider a Dental Bridge

Could you benefit from a dental bridge? This dental restoration procedure can help you regain oral function, as well as repairing the appearance of your smile. Read on to learn more.
Aug 16th, 2021

How to Prevent the Need for a Root Canal

Heard stories about root canals? Don’t be afraid; dentistry has come a long way in the past few decades, and root canals aren’t that bad. Of course, it’s best if you can avoid serious dental work altogether.
Jul 27th, 2021

Are You Flossing Properly?

Everyone knows flossing is important. However, if you don’t floss properly, you could be leaving lots of plaque behind. Here’s how to make sure you’re getting the most from your flossing routine.
Jun 13th, 2021

How You Can Prevent Cavities

Do you want to avoid getting dental fillings? You can if you follow these tips to avoid getting cavities.
May 9th, 2021

Different Types of Dental Misalignment

In an ideal world, your teeth line up perfectly and your bite is perfectly balanced. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case for most people, leaving them with various misalignments, the most common of which we discuss here.
Apr 5th, 2021

Veneers Easily Correct a Wide Range of Smile Flaws

Whether your smile has lost its luster or you’re looking for an easy way to conceal gaps, chips, or cracks in your teeth, veneers may be the perfect solution. Read on to learn how veneers can correct a wide range of common smile flaws.
Mar 1st, 2021

What's the Best Age for Braces?

As a parent, you may be wondering what’s the best age to have your child start braces. In our experience, the best age for braces can be determined by a couple of key things, from the arrival of the tooth fairy to research-backed science!
Jan 1st, 2021

5 Dental Concerns That Crowns Resolve

Dental crowns can fix a number of health and cosmetic issues, including decaying, cracked, and discolored teeth. Click to learn about five of the most common uses of this versatile dental restoration.
Dec 1st, 2020

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

Are you looking for a simple way to transform your smile? Professional teeth whitening can lighten and brighten yellowed teeth. Keep reading to learn how your dentist can help improve your smile.
Nov 8th, 2020

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is one of the most-requested cosmetic dental treatments. Now that you’ve had your teeth professionally whitened, keep that smile bright and white for a long time. Here’s how you can extend the great results of teeth whitening.
Oct 13th, 2020

Dental Implants vs. Dentures: Which are Right for You?

There’s no need to hesitate when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Personalized treatment options to restore single or multiple teeth can restore your smile and boost your confidence. Learn if dental implants or dentures are right for you.
Sep 8th, 2020

How to Care for Your Braces

Braces are an investment in your dental health and aesthetics, but how do you protect this investment? Learn more about how you can take care of your braces and avoid complications during the orthodontic treatment.
Aug 18th, 2020

Oral Infections: Signs and Treatment

Is regular home dental care enough? You want to keep your mouth healthy — but do you know the warning signs to watch? Here’s a quick guide to the symptoms an oral infection can cause and what you can do to treat it.
Jul 19th, 2020

Telltale Symptoms You May Need a Root Canal

If you have persistent pain from an infected or damaged tooth, you may benefit from a root canal. This procedure treats the symptoms while maintaining your natural smile. Find out the signs that indicate a root canal may be necessary.
Jun 8th, 2020

Sensitivity after Teeth Whitening: Management Tips

You want dazzling white teeth, but you’re sensitive to the solutions used in OTC and in-office whitening treatments. Does that mean you can’t use them? Absolutely not. Learn here how to get through the whitening process with a minimum of discomfort.
May 19th, 2020

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Are you embarrassed by a missing tooth? Learn how dental implants can provide a long-lasting tooth replacement solution. How long? Read on to find out.
Apr 15th, 2020

5 Reasons to Consider a Dental Bridge

Are you one of the millions of people who are missing one or more teeth? Learn 5 reasons why you should consider filling that space with a dental bridge.
Mar 20th, 2020

How a Root Canal Can Actually Save Your Tooth

Are you experiencing sensitivity and pain in one of your teeth? Infected, injured, and decaying teeth can be saved, and root canals can save you the pain and problems associated with tooth extraction.
Feb 26th, 2020

When a Dental Crown Is Your Best Option

If your smile isn’t perfect, you don’t feel your best. Teeth that are stained, uneven, or causing you pain could indicate a deeper problem. With a professionally-made and fitted crown, you could go back to enjoying your life quickly.
Jan 13th, 2020

Straight Teeth Are Healthy Teeth: Why Alignment Matters

You may think that having your teeth straightened is purely a cosmetic procedure, but in fact, misaligned teeth can lead to serious oral health problems. If you’re considering having your teeth straightened, learn just how much more it may help you.
Dec 2nd, 2019

Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth

Chances are, if your tooth gets knocked out, you’d want it back right away. But just in case you think a missing tooth isn’t a big deal and you don’t need a replacement, we’re here to say you should ditch that thought right now.
Nov 4th, 2019

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental procedure that can give you a whiter, straighter smile. But did you know the reasons for considering veneers go beyond looks? Find out how veneers can strengthen your teeth and protect against decay.
Oct 11th, 2019

Tips for Taking Care of Your Invisalign Trays

Compared with traditional metal braces, Invisalign® clear aligners are almost maintenance-free. But if you want to keep them looking and functioning their best, there are a few tips you should follow.
Aug 8th, 2019

Adjusting to Life With Dentures

You got dentures to make things a little easier, but you’re having difficulty eating and speaking after getting them. Read on to learn more about how you can make your transition to dentures smoother.
Jul 24th, 2019

Regain Normal Function With Dental Implants

If you’re missing one or more natural teeth, you may be a great candidate for dental implants. Durable implants restore oral health and make it easier to chew food, without pain or inconvenience. Learn more about the benefits of dental implants.
Apr 15th, 2019