Is it True that Antiseptic Mouthwash Can Replace Flossing?

Antiseptic and cosmetic mouthwashes are popular in many American households. Some people like to use cosmetic mouthwash to freshen their breath for a short amount of time. These mouthwash brands have little medicinal value. Their minty flavors basically just wash away the odors and tastes left in your mouth after eating strong foods. Antiseptic mouthwash… Read more »

Are You Dealing with a Cracked or Chipped Tooth?

Injuries, accidents and emergencies can happen to your mouth just like any other part of the body. If a dental emergency strikes your household, it’s important to act fast but also keep calm. If you or your child suffers from a cracked or fractured tooth, you should contact our office immediately. If you are experiencing… Read more »

How to Care for Your Veneers

As you may know, dental veneers are thin shells designed to erase small gaps, brighten teeth, and to enhance the appearance of smiles in general. If you would like to enhance the appearance of your smile, we recommend dental veneers: if you’ve already had veneers, we hope you are enjoying your smile. But, did you… Read more »

Finding a Cure for Your Bad Breath

Are you constantly embarrassed by your stinky, odorous breath? If so, we have some suggestions for you! There are many things that could be causing your bad breath, but there are also many solutions that can help you have the fresh, pristine breath you desire. The following list includes the treatments you can try to… Read more »

Avoid Tooth Decay Using These 5 Tricks

Would you rather go to the dental office and hear “Great job” or “Way to maintain a strong oral health” than “You have six cavities” or “You have more cavities than teeth”? If so, we are here to help you turn your appointments around and back in the right direction! Tooth decay is a common… Read more »

Three Tips for Great Toothbrush Care

Are you committed to protecting your smile? Do you make a habit of brushing your teeth every morning and night? Do you even brush your teeth after every meal? If so, good for you—but there’s even more you can do. To ensure that your mouth is as clean and safe as possible, you should care… Read more »

Seven Fun Facts About Dentistry

1. You are not supposed to brush your teeth within 6 feet of a toilet – The airborne particles from the flush can travel up to six feet, so when you brush your teeth within those six feet, you can inhale some of those particles as well. 2. The first toothbrush was manufactured in China… Read more »

What Questions do You Have for Your Dentist?

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you have some of these same… Read more »

The Quiet Attack of Periodontal Disease

When you hear the phrase “periodontal disease,” just remember that it’s synonymous with the term “gum disease.” But more specifically, periodontal disease is an inflammatory disease that can become progressively worse and eventually destroy the gums and other structures that support the teeth. Yes, unfortunately, periodontal disease is dangerous to your oral health. It is… Read more »

The Best and Worst Foods for your Teeth

Who doesn’t love to eat food? Our daily schedules revolve around meal times, and if we’re late, our stomachs rumble like alarm clocks to remind us. We all love food, but some of our favorite foods can actually be damaging to teeth while others help protect and build enamel. Want to know which ones? Bad… Read more »