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Does Sugar Really Cause Tooth Damage?

You’ve heard all the warnings about your favorite sweet drinks and snacks. But is sugar really to blame for tooth damage and decay? Here’s what you need to know about how sugar affects your teeth.

Aug 12th, 2021
How Your Oral Health Can Impact Your Overall Health

Healthy teeth and gums contribute to a healthy body in more ways than you might think. Here are some ways your oral health and overall health are connected and what you can do to protect yourself from common oral health problems.

Jul 12th, 2021
Don't Ignore Ill-Fitting Dentures

Ill-fitting dentures aren’t just uncomfortable; they can have a negative effect on your oral and general health. Here’s what you need to know about caring for your dentures and how to get the best fit.

Jun 27th, 2021
Understanding the Alternatives to a CPAP Machine

CPAP machines are one of the most common forms of treatment for sleep apnea, but they’re not the only choice. Here are other treatments for sleep apnea and how to decide which one is right for you.

Apr 1st, 2021
What's Included in a Preventive Dentistry Exam?

From checking for cavities and signs of gum disease to screening for oral cancer and other health issues, preventive dentistry exams are an important part of your health and wellness plan. Here’s why you shouldn’t skip your next exam.

Mar 16th, 2021
Should I Get a Bridge or an Implant?

Each tooth replacement option has certain advantages. If you’re trying to decide between a bridge or dental implants, here’s what you need to know. Read on to learn how to choose the best type of dental restoration for your needs.

Feb 2nd, 2021
Treatment Options for TMJ

If you’re struggling with TMJ pain and stiffness, there are several treatment options available to help you manage your symptoms. Here’s what you need to know about TMJ and when to see a dentist for treatment.

Jan 1st, 2021
Bridges Versus Implants

Dental implants and bridges are both great options to replace missing teeth and fix a damaged smile, but there are a few key differences. Here’s what you need to know to decide whether bridges or dental implants are the best option for you.

Nov 1st, 2020
Dental Bonding: The Quick-and-Easy Way to Improve Your Smile

If you have minor cosmetic issues affecting your smile or would like to improve your smile without invasive or expensive dental work, dental bonding is the way to go. Here’s what you need to know about how it works, and when it’s a good option.

Oct 6th, 2020
Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is a problem for people of all ages. Here’s what you need to know about preventing gum disease, how to spot the early warning signs, and when to go to the dentist for help. Read on to learn more.

Sep 2nd, 2020
First Steps Matter When You Lose a Tooth

Losing a tooth can be stressful and traumatic, but if you act quickly, it is often possible to save and reattach the tooth. Here’s what you should do if you lose a tooth in an accident or sports injury.

Aug 12th, 2020
Signs You May Benefit From a Nightguard

If you grind your teeth, a nightguard can protect your teeth and jaw from wear-and-tear as well as pain. Here are some of the telltale signs that it might be time to invest in a nightguard. Read on to learn more.

Jun 15th, 2020
Versatile Veneers Provide the Perfect Cover-Up

If stained, chipped, or unattractive teeth are ruining your smile and self-esteem, dental veneers may be the answer. Find out how veneers can makeover your smile in just a few dental appointments.

May 20th, 2020
Recognizing Ectodermal Dysplasias in Your Child

Ectodermal dysplasias are a series of genetic disorders that can affect your child’s skin, hair, fingernails, and teeth. Here’s what you need to know to recognize the signs and symptoms.

Apr 9th, 2020
Dental Inlays and Onlays — Explore Your Options

There have never been more options available to help you recover from tooth decay and other oral health problems. Read on to learn more dental inlays and onlays and what they can do for your smile.

Mar 1st, 2020
Gear Up This Spring With a Sports Guard

Just like wearing a helmet to protect your head during contact sports or sunscreen to protect your skin from harmful UV rays, a sports guard is an essential tool to protect teeth and gums from accidents and injuries. Here’s what you need to know.

Feb 1st, 2020
3 Reasons You May Need a Dental Crown

Restorative dentistry has made great strides. Your dentist can now enhance your smile with an array of targeted, safe, restorative procedures. One such solution for hiding imperfections and maintaining your tooth’s integrity is the dental crown.

Jan 1st, 2020
Spotting the Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

If you’re experiencing oral complications that are concerning, an oral screening may be necessary. Learn what symptoms to look for that might indicate oral cancer.

Dec 1st, 2019
How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Whitening treatments can turn a lackluster smile from dingy to sparkling in no time. Unfortunately, keeping your pearly whites bright is impossible without regular maintenance. Find out how to extend the results of your teeth whitening procedure.

Oct 1st, 2019
Why You Should Never Ignore a Missing Tooth

Missing a tooth — especially where nobody can see it — isn’t that big of a deal, right? Wrong! That one little missing tooth can lead to a host of more serious problems. A dental implant can help you avoid potential complications.

Sep 1st, 2019
That Chronic Headache Could Be TMJ

Do you have chronic, pounding headaches that seem to start in your upper cheek, then spread up into your temple and down to your teeth? A dental specialist could be the answer.

Jul 25th, 2019