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Learn How to Take Care of Your Teeth After a Professional Whitening

November 25, 2016

Learn How to Take Care of Your Teeth After a Professional Whitening

Getting your teeth cleaned by is a great way to feel confident about your smile again. However, remember that there are special things you should keep in mind after your whitening. The rules on what you can and can’t do will vary based on your specific case and the type of whitening you had. We will go over after-care instructions with you in detail, but in case you’re curious, here are some general tips to follow after having your teeth professionally cleaned.

Be extra careful to follow…


Can Your Dentist Help You with Your Sleep Apnea Issues?

November 24, 2016

Can Your Dentist Help You with Your Sleep Apnea Issues?

Whether you’ve been diagnosed with sleep apnea or you just suspect you suffer from it, you may be surprised to know that your dentist can provide comprehensive treatment. At we’ve worked with many patients who’ve had sleep apnea paired with other medical conditions. First, let’s discuss some of the common symptoms of sleep apnea and then we’ll discuss treatment options.

Do you have these signs or symptoms of sleep apnea?

There are a number of symptoms that may point toward a diagnosis of sleep apnea. One of the…


Ask a Dentist? Is it Better to Save a Tooth or Get a Dental Implant?

November 22, 2016

Ask a Dentist? Is it Better to Save a Tooth or Get a Dental Implant?

Your teeth are incredible versatile. They can work with freezing cold ice cream, they can work with near-boiling soup. They can be damaged at any time, day or night, and they’re constantly surrounded by bacteria. Not to mention, they absorb force of up to 150 pounds per square inch. What’s more, they’re expected to work for as long as 70 years or more! When you think about it, our teeth do a pretty impressive job.

Yet, eventually these working conditions can catch up…


3 Common Oral Health Issues That Can Be Prevented by Regular Visits to the Dentist

November 21, 2016

3 Common Oral Health Issues That Can Be Prevented by Regular Visits to the Dentist

Being able to get to the dentist twice a year is a luxury that many people don’t have. Making sure that you take advantage of this option can keep your teeth in great shape. In fact, at we’ve compromised a list of three common oral health issues that can be 100% prevented if you come to us for regular checkups.

Your typical dental exam and cleaning will involve us removing plaque, x-rays or radiographs as…


Not Every Toothache is a Cavity: Other Reasons Your Teeth May Hurt

November 18, 2016

Not Every Toothache is a Cavity: Other Reasons Your Teeth May Hurt

Many people assume that if their tooth hurts, then they have a cavity. While cavities are certainly a common cause of tooth pain, they’re not the only cause. At we must stress that if you have a toothache, the best thing to do is make an appointment with your local dentist as soon as possible. We are here to help! Your tooth pain could be caused by a cavity or by one of the follow conditions.

Periodontal disease

Believe it or not, sometimes a toothache isn’t even caused by…


Do You Believe These Myths About Children’s Teeth?

November 16, 2016

Do You Believe These Myths About Children’s Teeth? Of course you’ve stopped believing in the tooth fairy, but do you believe these other common myths about children’s dental care? For example, many people believe that giving their kids an aspirin for a toothache is a good idea but it can actually burn their gums. This just one myth people believe. Below are a few more but we recommend that you call any time you have questions about your child’s dental health.

Myth:  Fruit juices are good for kids

Moderation is a great thing to teach children and it applies to so…


3 Dental Conditions That Can Be Prevented by Regular Check-Ups with the Dentist

November 14, 2016

3 Dental Conditions That Can Be Prevented by Regular Check-Ups with the Dentist

Visiting the dentist is incredibly important. In fact, while you may have heard it a time or two, you may not realize just how important it is. At to set up your appointment.

  1. You don’t have to live in sensitive teeth

  2. Many people…


Do You Have Dental Anxiety? Simple Ways to Get Past It

November 11, 2016

Do You Have Dental Anxiety? Simple Ways to Get Past It

If you’re the type of person who gets anxiety just thinking about going to the dentist, don’t worry: You’re not alone. There are a lot of reasons that people feel afraid of the dentist. In some cases, they’re afraid that the dentist is going to hurt, or they have a fear of the unknown. Others may just not like going to the dentist.

While all of these feelings are fairly common, it’s important to understand that failing to go to the dentist can lead to much worse problems down the road….


Losing a Tooth Doesn’t Mean Saying Goodbye to Your Smile

November 9, 2016

Losing a Tooth Doesn’t Mean Saying Goodbye to Your Smile

There are many reasons tooth loss can occur. You may have been injured, or you may have lost it due to decay. No matter why you lost a permanent tooth, you may feel embarrassed about the way you look. In fact, many people don’t want to laugh or smile because it shows off their lost tooth. A change in your smile can even lead to lower self-confidence overall, which can lower work performance and take a toll on your personal life.

Of course, there are other difficulties too, like having a…


Make it a Family Affair: How to Instill Good Dental Health Habits in Your Kids

November 7, 2016

Make it a Family Affair: How to Instill Good Dental Health Habits in Your Kids

As a parent, there are a lot of things you must teach your children. You are in charge of teaching them how to be a good person, how to make friends, how to tie their shoes – the list goes on! One thing that’s very important is teaching them to take care of their teeth. Remember that good home oral care from a young age can help your kids avoid cavities and being a lifelong habit of great…