Know Your Dental Specialties: Orthodontist

July 24th, 2017

boy who knows what an orthodontist isSimply put, an orthodontist is a type of dentist. However, many people don’t know this because general dentistry and orthodontics are treated as two very separate kinds of dental care. (more…)

Emergency Dental Care

July 9th, 2017

woman with toothache needs emergency dental careEven if you take excellent care of your teeth & mouth, sometimes an unforeseen incident could put you in need of emergency dental care. Whether the culprit for your emergency is an injury, a rogue popcorn kernel, or just a mystery toothache, our dental clinic is here for you in an emergency. (more…)

Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Care

June 24th, 2017

FAQ about dentistry dental careOur team has been caring for our community for a while now & we’ve noticed many patients come to us with the same questions over & over again. (more…)

How to Choose a Toothpaste

June 9th, 2017

Woman Putting Toothpaste On Toothbrush

The best way to choose a toothpaste is to ask for a recommendation from your dentist—they will know your needs the best—but here are some tips for choosing a toothpaste yourself! (more…)

The Causes of Wisdom Tooth Pain

May 25th, 2017

young woman with wisdom tooth painGenerally speaking, there are two types of wisdom tooth pain: the kind that indicates a problem and the kind that’s just part of growing up.

In case you don’t know, wisdom teeth are an additional set of adult molars that typically start coming in between ages 17 and 21. (more…)

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

May 10th, 2017

how often to replace your toothbrushWe’ve all heard that the pen is mightier than the sword. You might also say that the toothbrush is mightier than the drill! That’s because if you wield your toothbrush properly, it’s a very powerful weapon against tooth decay & gum disease. (more…)

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Teeth Whitening at the Dentist

April 23rd, 2017

woman undergoing teeth whitening at the dentistThe professional teeth whitening process starts with a consultation with your dentist. Not everyone is a good candidate for teeth whitening, which is why you want to talk to a dentist before you have it done. If you have large fillings or crowns (caps) on your front teeth, teeth bleaching is not a good idea. (more…)

The Vital Reasons Why You Should Replace Missing Teeth

April 8th, 2017

seniors with dental implants experience no bone lossThe goal of modern dentistry is for each & every patient to keep all their teeth for their entire lifetime. As dental health awareness & dental technology have advanced over the last half century, we now see fewer older people who are missing all their teeth (a condition dentists call edentulism). Still, we find that people may loose a tooth or a few & not think much of it. The reality is that a missing tooth is far more than just a gap in your smile: it can have serious oral health & psychological effects down the line. (more…)

Know Your Dental Specialties: Prosthodontist

March 18th, 2017

senior couple with dentures from the prosthodontistLike an orthodontist or a periodontist, a prosthodontist is a type of dentist who has received specialized training in a particular type of dentistry. After completing their education in general dentistry (more…)

How to Choose a Toothbrush

March 4th, 2017

Multicolor Toothbrushes

Humans have been using toothbrushes to remove food from teeth for thousands of years. Early toothbrushes were sticks with frayed ends, & later brushes were made from bone, wood or ivory & animal hairs. (more…)