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Electric Toothbrushes Aren’t Right for Everyone – Are They Right for You?

August 31, 2018

Electric Toothbrushes Aren’t Right for Everyone – Are They Right for You?

When we tell our patients that they should be replacing their toothbrush every three months, they are often surprised. When it’s time to replace your toothbrush, you may wonder: Is an electric toothbrush the right option for me? The truth is that there are some advantages to electric toothbrushes but they are not the right choice for everyone. Keep reading and find out what your best option is. Then reach out to if you need additional help with at-home dental care.

Manual toothbrushes are…


Quitting Smoking Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Oral Health: Learn How

August 29, 2018

Quitting Smoking Can Have a Huge Impact on Your Oral Health: Learn How

You’d be hard pressed to find a person who would be surprised to learn that smoking is bad for their overall health. However, at we find that people often do not realize just how dangerous it can be for their oral health. Read on to learn more. Even if you decide to continue smoking, please make sure you are getting regular dental cleanings and exam to catch any issues as soon as possible.

The number of smokers is on the…


The Truth About Sugary Drinks and How They Affect Your Child’s Teeth

August 27, 2018

The Truth About Sugary Drinks and How They Affect Your Child’s Teeth

Tooth decay is a problem that can affect a person of any age – even children. Do not think that because your child’s baby teeth are not permanent that you do not need to worry about them. The truth is that teaching your children to take care of their teeth today can have a lasting impact for the rest of their lives.

One of the biggest issues increasing tooth decay in children’s mouths is sugary drinks. Learn why and what you can do about it. Then reach out to…


Watch Out for These Signs That Your Child May Have a Cavity

August 24, 2018

Watch Out for These Signs That Your Child May Have a Cavity

As an adult, you may be so used to knowing what a cavity feels like that you assume your child does as well. This is simply not the case. Cavities are one of the most common dental issues in the world and they are even more common for kids. Why? Because kids often eat and drink more sugar than adults too. Parents also sometimes believe that their child’s teeth do not need to be taken care of the same way as adults since they are not permanent.

This is…


The Recovery Time for Dental Implants is Likely Shorter Than You Think

August 22, 2018

The Recovery Time for Dental Implants is Likely Shorter Than You Think

If you are considering dental implants then you likely have many questions. The best way to get answers is to make an appointment with for a dental cleaning and exam. In the meantime, you can read on to find out about recovery time and other common concerns.

An overview of the dental implant procedure

This surgery begins with having your tooth pulled out. If your tooth is already missing then we may be able to skip this step, though sometimes roots…


The Truth About a Missing Tooth: Learn Why It Shouldn’t Be Ignored

August 20, 2018

The Truth About a Missing Tooth: Learn Why It Shouldn’t Be Ignored

If a person loses their front tooth, they are likely to have it replaced with a dental implant, bridge, or other type of cosmetic dentistry. However, when they lose a tooth in an area that is not very noticeable, they often think that they can just leave it as is. After all, if no one can see the gap, what is the problem?

The truth is that it can cause some serious problems. It is also true that having it replaced is not as hard or…


5 Reasons You May Need to Have Dental X-Rays at Your Appointment

August 17, 2018

5 Reasons You May Need to Have Dental X-Rays at Your Appointment

It is not uncommon to fear the dentist. Some people are afraid of the sound of a drill while others don’t like the x-ray machine. We know that being at the dentist can be uncomfortable but we hope you can understand that dental x-rays are such a useful tool to help us ensure your teeth are healthy. They are a preventative and analytic measure that can help us keep your teeth in good shape and prevent future issues.

That said, this does not necessarily make you…


Get Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions About Choosing a New Toothpaste

August 15, 2018

Get Answers to Your Commonly Asked Questions About Choosing a New Toothpaste

When you enter your local store as you’re shopping for toothpaste, you have many options to consider. With so many hundreds of choices, how do you know what to choose? At to set up your appointment.

Is chemical content important?

People all across the world are working to reduce the ingredients in their food,…


These 4 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Can Make a Huge Difference

August 13, 2018

These 4 Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures Can Make a Huge Difference

The average person has no idea how far cosmetic dentistry options have come in just ten years. Today there are new procedures and methods, but even the procedures that have been around for many years are now easier, faster, less painful, and more affordable. This is great news because more people can choose to perfect their teeth and have a smile they are proud of.

Read on to learn about four cosmetic procedures that have the potential to make a huge difference in your life. Then contact …


3 Things Your Mouthwash Should Absolutely Include

August 9, 2018

3 Things Your Mouthwash Should Absolutely Include

If you use mouthwash then it makes sense that you would want the best mouthwash on the market. While many people may assume that there is one particular brand or option that works best, the truth is that it all depends on your need and what you are looking for. We are happy to help you find the right mouthwash for your needs when you visit for your dental cleaning and exam. You can also keep reading to find out the three main factors to consider when choosing mouthwash.

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