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Archive for January, 2018

Brushing, Flossing, and Other Daily Oral Health Practices: Are You Doing Them Correctly?

January 26, 2018

Brushing, Flossing, and Other Daily Oral Health Practices: Are You Doing Them Correctly?

It’s likely not a surprise that brushing and flossing your teeth every day is the most important thing you can do to keep your mouth healthy and your teeth clean. In fact, most people hear this from the time they’re children. However, many people don’t realize that they’re not actually brushing as effectively as they could be. Read on to learn more about the correct way to assure you’re doing your dental home care correctly. Then reach out to …


Living with an Overbite Isn’t Your Only Option: Learn How You Could Fix It

January 24, 2018

Living with an Overbite Isn’t Your Only Option: Learn How You Could Fix It

One of the most common orthodontic conditions in the United States is an overbite. In some cases, they’re subtle enough that most people never notice, while in others the overbite is extremely severe. An overbite that’s more significant can affect the way a person’s face looks and make their top jaw appear much larger while their lower jaw looks smaller.

However, overbites do more damage than just changing the shape of a person’s face. They can also result in speech issues, cause jaw pain, and…


Unhappy with Your Smile? Consider These 3 Dental Procedures That Could Help

January 22, 2018

Unhappy with Your Smile? Consider These 3 Dental Procedures That Could Help

Many people are unhappy with the way their smile looks. Many of those people assume that their options are limited. The truth is that there are many cosmetic dentistry options that can help you feel more confident in your smile. Read on to learn about them, or if you want to get started, reach out to and make an appointment.

Teeth whitening

Easily the most popular option, teeth whitening is a quick and simple process. While there are at-home options, getting…


Do You Have a Cavity? 5 Signs to Watch Out For

January 18, 2018

Do You Have a Cavity? 5 Signs to Watch Out For

In a perfect world, cavities would be something that only happened rarely. Unfortunately, they’re actually very common and in fact most people will have one at some point in their lives. At to make an appointment for a checkup.

  1. You have a toothache
  2. The most common symptom of a cavity…


6 of the Most Common Signs That You May Have Gum Disease

January 17, 2018

6 of the Most Common Signs That You May Have Gum Disease

Most people are shocked to learn that almost half of American adults have some type of gum disease. There are several forms, including both gingivitis and periodontal disease, but one thing is true of both: The sooner they’re caught, the better. Read on to learn about the six most common signs of gum disease and then call if you need to make an appointment.

  1. Your gums are irritated
  2. In most cases, the first sign that a person has gum disease is that their…


Sleep Apnea 101: Learn About the Most Common Causes

January 15, 2018

Sleep Apnea 101: Learn About the Most Common Causes

Despite that fact that sleep apnea is actually very common, many people don’t know much about it. There are a number of potential causes and a number of factors that make it more likely for a person to get sleep apnea or make the condition worse if they have it.

Sleep apnea is all about breathing. If you have it, then your breathing is either shallow or obstructed while you sleep, which means you have pauses in your breathing and you’re not getting a good night’s rest. At , we can help Read More


4 Potential Causes and Treatments for Painful Gums

January 12, 2018

4 Potential Causes and Treatments for Painful Gums

Painful gums can make it hard to sleep at night, can make it uncomfortable to simply live your life, and can make it a challenge to concentrate. If you’re dealing with pain in your gums then you’re likely dealing with an underlying oral health issue. Read on to learn more about four of the potential causes of gum pain and then reach out to to make an appointment to discuss solutions.

  1. You may have gum disease
  2. The most likely reason that your gums are hurting is gum disease. There are actually two types of…


Are You Worried About Gum Disease? Follow These 3 Tips to Reduce Your Chances

January 10, 2018

Are You Worried About Gum Disease? Follow These 3 Tips to Reduce Your Chances

Many people don’t realize how common gum disease is amongst people in the United States. In fact, according to some statistics, as many as 80% of people in the U.S. have one form of gum disease, whether it’s the less serious gingivitis or more serious periodontal disease. If you aren’t sure if you have gum disease then you should make an appointment with . If you want to find out how you can reduce your chances of getting…


Don’t Skip the Dentist: Learn Why You Should Visit Twice a Year

January 8, 2018

Don’t Skip the Dentist: Learn Why You Should Visit Twice a Year

One of the most common phobias in the country is a fear of visiting the dentist. In fact, one study found that as many as 40 million people avoid going to the dentist because they feel afraid to do so. We understand that this is a real fear and that it can be hard to overcome. The good news is that at , we’re very familiar with these fears and can take steps to make it easier for you.

We will work to keep you comfortable

One of the things…


Don’t Get Your Teeth Whitened Without Reading This

January 5, 2018

Don’t Get Your Teeth Whitened Without Reading This

Is there anyone on earth who doesn’t want a white smile? Is there anyone who doesn’t wish that their smile were brighter and more beautiful? Feeling confident in your smile can help boost your self-esteem and make you feel better about yourself. This is one of the reasons that cosmetic dentistry is becoming so popular.

Store bought options are tempting but may not be your best option

At , we understand why store bought whitening trays are so tempting. They’re generally more affordable and they can be bought over the counter. However, there are some things you should…