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Tips for a Tooth-Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a great time to gather around the table with friends and family that you love. While you are enjoying this special holiday, it is important to keep your dental hygiene in the back of your mind. You will undoubtedly be surrounded by delicious foods that are tempting, but not good for your mouth, […]

How Often Should You Replace Your Toothbrush?

You use it every day (or at least you should), it lives in your bathroom, and you use it in your mouth. Can you guess what this is? You guessed it – it’s your toothbrush! Given how often we use a toothbrush and how important it is for a healthy mouth, we don’t really give […]

Tips for a Mouth-Healthy Halloween

Halloween is an exciting and fun time for kids, but it’s important to keep their health in mind during this holiday. Promoting good oral hygiene at a young age can give them long-term healthy dental habits. If you want your children to enjoy this holiday, but also want them to have a healthy mouth, follow […]

How to Prevent Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is caused by the billions of bacteria that live inside our mouths, that build up as plaque which causes cavities and gingivitis. Long-term tooth decay can cause periodontal (gum) disease. All of this may sound scary, but if you practice daily good oral hygiene and regularly visit your dentist, you should have nothing […]

What You Should Know About Dentures

Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be easily removed and reinserted into your mouth. Dentures have gone through many changes over the years, and now they look and feel more natural than ever. While they will never feel exactly like your real teeth, dentures become more comfortable and feel more natural after taking […]

What is the Best Toothpaste for Gums?

You can’t have healthy teeth without also having healthy gums, so it’s important to have a dental care routine that focuses on the health of your gums as well as your teeth. Brushing your teeth at least two times a day, as well as flossing regularly, is the best way to keep your mouth healthy, […]

Should I Consider Tooth Bonding?

Tooth bonding is a simple cosmetic procedure that enhances the look of your smile and is usually performed to repair chipped, decayed, or discolored teeth. Tooth Bonding Procedure First, by using a plastic resin, the dentist chooses a color that best matches your teeth. Next, the tooth you are bonding to will be etched lightly […]

Why Mouthwash Matters

While mouthwash is only used for about 30 seconds twice a day, its impact can be significant. All mouthwashes contain alcohol and detergents. The alcohol is used to kill germs and the detergents are used to loosen plaque and debris which contributes to excellent oral health. Matching Mouthwash with Dental Needs Although saliva is our […]

Implant Crowns: Types and Benefits

Implant crowns look, feel, and function like natural teeth, giving you your beautiful smile back. Implantation involves placing posts into the jawbone in place of the missing tooth. It will take three to six months for the bone to bond to the post and once completed, the implant can be connected to the post. Learn […]

Signs, Causes and Treatments for Dental Abrasion

Dental abrasion occurs when tooth enamel wears away from an excessive external force. When enamel is lost, risk of tooth sensitivity or decay increases. So, when taking care of your teeth, you must do so gently and with care. Types of Dental Wear There are three types of tooth wear to be aware of. They […]