It’s that time again; time for the goblins, ghosts, witches, and other nocturnal creatures that ring the doorbell and thump in the night. No doubt about it. Candy is the #1 item for treats for Halloween. It could not be more critical than now to make sure your kiddos know the importance of flossing, brushing,… Read more about The Candy just Keeps on Coming on Halloween
Did you know that you have “bad guys” that are trying their best to ruin your oral health? Yep. Right there in your mouth, you have bacteria that thrive from food left in between your teeth; and those bad boys grow at lightning speed. Brushing your teeth only once a day allows the bacteria and… Read more about Fighting the “Bad Guys”.
Good news!! Antioxidants are the natural defense system in our body. What does the term Free Radical mean? Without getting too scientific, oxygen molecules that split into single atoms have no paired electron. These solo atoms, known as free radicals, can bind with other electrons. There are many types of free radicals. However, too many… Read more about Pass the Antioxidants, Please.
As the popularity of DIY increases, so does the ambition to find a method to whiten teeth using everyday ingredients lying around our house. Remember, “natural” doesn’t always mean healthy. Truly, DIY whitening may brighten your teeth, but harm them in the long run. Fruits This method uses acidic fruits such as lemons, oranges, and… Read more about Does Natural DIY Teeth Whitening Work?
Your dental care is our #1 priority. We base our treatment recommendations on that of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. When we visually examine your mouth, we can only see half of the picture. We cannot see what lies beneath the gums. That is the reason x-rays are so… Read more about Dentistry is a Partnership
This discussion has occurred many times in a household. Some people enjoy brushing right after they get up, eat breakfast and go on their way; others wait until after breakfast. So, which is better? Furthermore, is either habit causing damage to your teeth? Brushing before or after won’t make much difference when it comes to… Read more about Morning Brushing–Before or After Breakfast?
You come in for your routine examination, and the dentist tells you that the filling done back in 1980 needs to be replaced. In the early days of dentistry, it was common to place silver amalgam restorations or fillings. In the past, the doctor had to make a frame for the filling material so that… Read more about No Lifetime Guarantees for Dental Treatment
Some of our patients have asked why we are routinely taking your blood pressure before dental procedures. Most of you see us more often than your physician so you may be unaware of any issues with your blood pressure. Taking our reading will give you a baseline for your records and will show if you… Read more about What Does Blood Pressure Have to do with my Teeth?