Smile Awareness Month

Smile…It’s Good For You We’ve all heard that laughter is the best medicine, but just go ahead and try to laugh without smiling! And we all know that when we feel good we tend to smile more, but did you know that the reverse may be true as well? That is, just the simple act of smiling… Read more »

Dental Care Awarness

During the month of May, National Dental Care Month takes time to remind us of the importance of caring for our pearly whites. Thaddeus P.Hyatt promoted preventative dental care in the early 1900s. Today, oral hygiene is learned at an early age. Brush twice a day, floss, keep the sugary snacks to a minimum and see your dentist twice… Read more »

Oral Cancer Awarness

Prevalence • An estimated 49,750 new cases of oral cancer will be diagnosed each year. • Oral cancer will claim 9,750 lives annually. • On average, 57 percent of those with the disease will survive more than five years. • Oral cancer affects almost twice as many men as women. Risk Factors • An estimated… Read more »

Root Cause

The recent documentary on Netflix,Root Cause, is causing quite a stir. Many are questioning the safety of root canals that have been done and their possible connection to cancer.Many Periodontists and Endodontists discuss the validity of these accusations made in this film. Do Root Canals Cause Cancer? This is a genuine question many patients are… Read more »

Laser Dentistry

What is Laser Dentistry? If you have never heard of this type of dental care ,now it’s time to learn. Laser Dentistry is a minimally invasive option when you are facing gum surgery, filling procedures, or other oral issues. Medical professionals use lasers, which are extremely focused light beams, to alter or remove tissue in… Read more »

Bleachorexia and it’s Dangers

Everyone desires to have a bright smile. Most people are trying everything they can to get their smiles as bright as possible, which has made them turn  to many over the counter whitening kits. Bleachorexia is the obsession for teeth whitening procedures in the hopes of whitening your teeth beyond it’s natural color. However, this… Read more »

Same Day Cerec Crowns

The traditional dental crown procedure requires at least 2 appointments with the dentist and it usually takes at least 2 weeks to restore damaged teeth.With Cerec crown restoration it can be done within 1 visit to your dentist and you’ll leave the office with your tooth and smile fully restored in just a few hours…. Read more »

Bruxism/TMJ:What it is and how to treat it.

Clenching and grinding your teeth, also known as bruxism, can create enough wear and tear to damage your enamel, cause breaks in your teeth and create misaligned bite, Temporomandibular joint disorder or even loss of teeth. It’s the most common problem and there are many causes. Stress and anxiety can lead many people to become… Read more »

Wine,Water,Tea, and Milk and the effects on your teeth

There is one beverage dental professionals can agree on as being the most beneficial for our oral health, and the answer is good ol’ H2O. Although most people would say it’s the most boring beverage, water is quite beneficial to teeth, as it increases the pH of saliva, making it less acidic, thereby helping to… Read more »

Cracked Tooth Syndrome And How To Treat It

Accidents can happen, and when they involve your mouth, they sometimes lead to a cracked front tooth. Taking a bite of frozen food, getting bumped by an elbow during a basketball game or tripping on an uneven sidewalk can naturally put your front teeth, or incisors at risk. If your front tooth has cracked, it’s… Read more »