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  • Don’t Let Your Insurance Benefits Go To Waste!

    THE END OF THE YEAR IS approaching fast! Before year’s end, our team wants to remind you to take a look at your dental insurance benefits! Insurance Benefits Typically Don’t Roll Over To Next Year Each year your dental insurance company gives you a maximum amount of available benefits. Since those benefits don’t typically roll over into the following year, you’ll want to contact us now to get your appointment scheduled to maximize your benefits! We all know how it is, once [...]

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    Make Your Game Day Snacks More Smile-Friendly

    WATCHING FOOTBALL IS ONE OF AMERICA’S GREAT TRADITIONS. Many families and friends gather together on a weekly basis to watch their favorite teams go head to head. And while people come for the football, we all know what they’re really there for… the food! Traditional game day snacks may be delicious–think wings, sliders, nachos, pizza–but they are certainly not the healthiest for our bodies, or our teeth for that matter. Make Healthier Choices On Game Day October is one of the [...]

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    Flossing Is Essential To Your Oral Hygiene

    I know, I know, we are like a broken record!  But seriously… Flossing is an essential part of good oral hygiene! Many people don’t see the need for flossing when they already brush their teeth; others simply hate the task. We understand that it can be tedious! But as your trusted dental professionals, we want to assure you that flossing will greatly benefit your dental and overall health. So, How Does Flossing Benefit My Health? Did you know that when you don’t floss, you miss [...]

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    Are You Prepared For A Dental Emergency?

    ACCIDENTS ALWAYS SEEM to happen when we least expect them. When those accidents involve tooth damage, it’s important to know what steps to take. Being prepared before a dental emergency occurs can save a damaged or knocked out tooth, prevent infection and decrease the need for extensive treatment. Step One: Find Your Dental Home The most important step to being well-prepared for a dental emergency is establishing a dental home. This means finding a dental practice that is right for you [...]

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    Helping Your Kids Learn And Love To Brush Their Teeth

    EVERY PARENT KNOWS that getting your child to do certain things like eat their veggies, clean their room and even brush their teeth can be difficult! But the reality is that tooth decay is the number one disease affecting young children today. To combat this, kids need to learn and love to brush their teeth early on in their lives. Our goal is to help your children maintain bright, healthy smiles and help them learn early the importance of good oral hygiene. Let’s Catch Up On Some Of [...]

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    Have You Gotten Screened For Oral Cancer Lately?

    THROUGHOUT LIFE PEOPLE get regular prostate exams, mammograms and colonoscopies. These preventative health care exams are extremely important for detecting any abnormalities–including cancer–early, so they can be treated as soon as possible. These exams save lives. So do oral cancer screenings. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand that a regular oral cancer screening is just as important as these other preventative exams. We want our patients to know that coming in to see us [...]

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    Why Does Food Taste Funny After Brushing?

    HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why there are certain foods that taste bad after brushing your teeth in the morning? Most of us have experienced that bitter sensation a time or two, but what exactly causes it? Your Mint Toothpaste Flavor Isn’t To Blame It’s a common misconception that mint-flavored toothpaste causes the bad taste when eating that first meal after brushing. In reality, it’s a chemical found in most toothpastes called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) or other variants like [...]

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    Why Is My Mouth Dry?

    September 1, 2016
    Why Is My Mouth Dry?

    SALIVA IS ESSENTIAL not only for our oral health, but for our overall comfort. We all experience a dry mouth every once in awhile and know how bothersome it can be. But what does it mean? And what should we do if it persists?   Saliva Has An Important Role In Our Oral Health Our bodies are constantly producing saliva to provide our mouths with moisture–we generate two to four pints of saliva a day! Saliva helps with digestion and allows to not only taste but process food. It [...]

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    How To Help Prepare Your Child For The Dentist

    THERE’S NOTHING BETTER than seeing a child’s smile light up a room. Parents understand the importance of keeping that smile healthy by regularly visiting the dentist, some children are a bit apprehensive about making that first visit. There Are Many Potential Causes For A Child’s Dental Anxiety There may be several reasons why your little one isn’t too excited about going to see the dentist. It could be fear of the unknown, or maybe a friend or a sibling has told them a scary [...]

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    Are You Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?

    SO, YOU WANT TO whiten your teeth. You’re definitely not alone! In fact, when the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked what people would most like to improve about their smile, the most common response was whiter teeth. There Are Several Teeth Whitening Options With so many teeth whitening products on the market, you may be left scratching your head as to which one you should choose. As with any type of treatment, it’s important to know all the facts so you can make the best [...]

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