Home Remedies for Healthy Teeth

Home Remedies for Healthy Teeth No matter your age, practicing good dental hygiene should be a priority. A consistent and thorough oral care routine is critical to your total wellbeing, even between visits to your dentist. Here are six ways you can protect your oral health at home and reduce [...]

How Dental Scaling and Root Planing Can Prevent Gum Disease

How Dental Scaling and Root Planing Can Prevent Gum Disease Periodontal disease (periodontitis or “gum disease”) is defined as serious gum infection and inflammation that can damage the surrounding tooth structures. If left untreated, it can also damage the bone that supports teeth. According to the Centers for Disease Control [...]

Our Top Tips for Oral Health Month

Our Top Tips for Oral Health Month April is Oral Health Month and Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month. Good oral health starts with you—it’s important to be aware of what you can do all year long to maintain a healthy smile and prevent problems before they begin. Here are [...]

How to Cope with Dental Anxiety

How to Cope with Dental Anxiety Fear of the dentist is a common issue that affects as many as 36% of people. This anxiety can range from mild discomfort at the thought of a dental visit to avoidance altogether. Unfortunately, avoiding the dentist can lead to oral issues being missed [...]

The Link Between Mental Health & Oral Health

The Link Between Mental Health & Oral Health Many of us might not think of dental health as being related to overall physical and mental wellbeing. But, studies show that the connection between oral and mental health is real, and one can directly impact the other. While more research is [...]

Sparkle for the Holidays: 5 Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening

Sparkle for the Holidays: 5 Benefits of Professional Teeth Whitening We all want to look and feel our best. There are many teeth whitening solutions available over-the-counter, but they lack the thoroughness and safety provided by a dentist. The benefits of a professional teeth whitening treatment are plentiful. Here are [...]

Does Your Diet Impact Your Teeth?

Does Your Diet Impact Your Teeth? With the holiday season upon us, planning meals and enjoying special recipes is a joyful time for many. Keeping a healthy diet won’t just fuel your body—it will protect your oral wellbeing year-round. Here are five ways you can promote healthy teeth and [...]

How Chronic Pain Affects Your Oral Health

How Chronic Pain Affects Your Oral Health The links between oral health and overall wellbeing have long been studied and recognized. For those living with chronic pain, taking care of your teeth and gums is an important part of managing your health. How does chronic pain affect dental health? Pain [...]

Let’s Talk About Women’s Dental Issues

LET’S TALK ABOUT WOMEN’S DENTAL ISSUES Women face unique challenges when it comes to dental health. Hormonal changes are normal, but fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone levels leave women more vulnerable to periodontal (gum) disease. Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease causing red, tender, and bleeding gums. [...]

The Best Treatments for Teeth Sensitivity

The Best Treatments For Teeth Sensitivity If you’ve ever experienced pain or discomfort in your teeth after biting into a cold treat or sipping a hot beverage, you aren’t alone. It’s a common concern—teeth sensitivity, also known as dentin hypersensitivity, occurs in approximately 1 in 8 adults. It occurs [...]