What Are Veneers And How Do They Work?

  A study in 2015 showed that over 80% of people think their teeth look BAD in photographs. It also found that nearly 30% of people don’t show their teeth when smiling in photos on social media because they don’t like the way their teeth look. That’s a lot of people that are unhappy with the look… Read more »

Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance Before the End of the Year

Did you know that you could actually save hundreds of dollars by using your dental benefits before the end of the year? This is a fact that many people simply do not know. While some dental insurance plans run on a fiscal year, many others run on a traditional calendar year. If your dental insurance plan runs on a… Read more »

All Things Denture Related

New Dentures Getting dentures for the first time can feel like your lips are being pushed forward and that your teeth are too big. However, this will subside within the first few days. The best way to get used to your dentures is to keep them in your mouth progressively longer each day during the first two… Read more »

Benefits of Invislign

Invisalign clear aligners are one of the orthodontic treatment options you can choose to achieve your perfect smile. But how do you know if Invisalign is the right option for you over traditional metal braces, ceramic braces, or lingual braces? Learn the benefits of Invisalign and what to look for when choosing the best orthodontic treatment for you! Most cases… Read more »

Pregnancy and Dental Health

When expecting a new addition to their families, few women stop to think about how pregnancy may impact their dental health. However, shifting hormone levels paired with the delicacy of fetal development makes caring for a woman’s teeth during pregnancy critical both for their own health and that of her unborn baby. Dentists should encourage… Read more »

Dental Anxiety

We all know people who struggle with going to the dentist. Maybe it’s a close friend or family member. Maybe it’s a patient who you can just see would rather be anywhere else. Well the phenomenon of “dental anxiety” goes beyond such anecdotes: studies have shown that anywhere between 9% and 20% of Americans actively avoid… Read more »

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 »