282017Mar
Confused about Invisalign Braces? We have the Answers You Need!

Confused about Invisalign Braces? We have the Answers You Need!

In modern times, straight and properly aligned teeth have become a major priority for many millions of people, and technology for aligning teeth has continued to evolve. For nearly two decades now, Invisalign has provided patients with an effective alternative to traditional braces. Despite their growing popularity, however, many people still have many questions about…

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212017Mar
Periodontitis and Deep Cleaning Treatment

Periodontitis and Deep Cleaning Treatment

If you’ve followed a rigid dental routine for most of your life and never had a dentist refuse to clean your teeth, then you can certainly consider yourself fortunate. Though it might come as a shock to some people, there are times when your dental professional simply cannot provide you with that regularly-scheduled cleaning that…

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282017Feb
Relax: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Your Dental Implant Surgery

Relax: Why You Shouldn’t Fear Your Dental Implant Surgery

Dental implants are one of the most reliable and popular ways to restore dental integrity for those who have lost teeth. They’re durable, natural looking, and entirely functional. Moreover, the titanium used to imbed these implants into the jaw is perfect for the job, since its natural affinity for bone means that cellular growth will…

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212017Feb
Cosmetic Dentistry: Know Your Options

Cosmetic Dentistry: Know Your Options

Your smile is an important part of who you are, and can be critical for making a great first, second, and hundredth impression on those you meet. While a committed approach to daily oral hygiene remains an essential part of any strategy to maintain that smile, your dentist has a vital role to play as…

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162017Feb
Spring Cleaning and Your Smile Makeover

Spring Cleaning and Your Smile Makeover

This time of year can be confusing in many ways. If you’re one of those people who looks forward to scheduling a good spring cleaning, however, things can get even more complicated when even the groundhogs disagree. With Phil calling for another six weeks of winter and Chuck betting on an early thaw, where does…

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312017Jan
Six Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Six Early Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease is one of the most difficult conditions for patients to detect in its early stages, since its symptoms are often so subtle that the average patient just dismisses the possibility of any serious ailment. Unfortunately, it’s not a condition that can be safely ignored, since it remains one of the main reasons for…

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192017Jan
Can Your Visit to the Dentist Prevent Pneumonia?

Can Your Visit to the Dentist Prevent Pneumonia?

According to official estimates, about a million Americans each year experience the infectious condition known as pneumonia. Roughly 50,000 of those patients end up dying from the illness. Of course, most people know that many of those patients are elderly, suffering from lung ailments, or otherwise in poor health. Now, new research suggests that there…

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172017Jan
Start the Year with Whiter Teeth

Start the Year with Whiter Teeth

With 2017 here, many of us are still struggling to figure out how to keep some of those New Year’s resolutions that we made the night before we threw out last year’s calendar. You probably know all the most common resolutions already: lose a few pounds; spend more time with the kids; finally get around…

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52017Jan
Is Mouthwash Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen?

Is Mouthwash Part of Your Daily Oral Hygiene Regimen?

Studies continue to show that far too many of us neglect at least one element of our dental hygiene regimen. Dentists and researchers have long recommended a regular oral hygiene regimen that includes daily brushing, flossing, and mouthwash use, as well as scheduled visits to the dentist for checkups and maintenance treatment. And while there’s…

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292016Dec
Can Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Oral Cancer Risk?

Can Fruits and Vegetables Reduce Oral Cancer Risk?

In the battle against oral cancer, there’s been a great deal of attention paid to things that we shouldn’t do – like using tobacco. When health experts do focus their attention on positive steps that we can take to reduce the risk of oral cancer, they tend to emphasize things like brushing, flossing, and the…

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