How an Oral Piercing May Affect Your Smile

Tongue and lip piercings are an increasingly popular way to express one’s fashion sense and personality. If you are thinking about getting an oral piercing, please be aware of the risks associated with them. While lip and tongue piercings seem like a fun form of self-expression, they can also cause... Read more »

Four Tips for Fighting Plaque

There are many dental issues that can develop because of plaque, like tooth decay and gum disease, which is why it is so important to do your best to remove the plaque from your smile each day. There are many things you can do to properly and effectively remove the... Read more »

How to Floss Your Teeth Effectively

Effectively flossing your teeth is easy! The ADA, or American Dental Association, advises flossing at least once a day to prevent tooth decay. Because a toothbrush is designed to remove plaque and food debris from the tops and sides of teeth, it can’t reach between the tight crevices between teeth.... Read more »

Mouth Guards: What You Need to Know

Do you or your child play sports? It is important that you wear a mouth guard to protect your teeth and the surrounding tissues from injury. Wearing a mouth guard during sports can greatly reduce the risk of injury to the lips, tongue, and soft tissues of the mouth. A... Read more »

Common Cavity Filling Materials

Small areas of tooth decay, also known as cavities, often require a filling to resolve the decay and keep additional problems from developing. The procedure for filling a cavity is rather straightforward. The dentist numbs the area, before using a drill to remove the area of decay. The material they... Read more »

Can Dental Veneers Brighten Your Smile?

Dental veneers are customized, translucent wafer-thin shells worn over teeth to provide a quick and effective way to brighten your smile. If you have damage to your teeth, whether they are crooked, chipped, cracked or discolored, let the magic of dental veneers transform your smile! How can veneers help? An... Read more »

Finding the Best Toothpaste for Your Pearly Whites

Before you put your toothpaste on the bristles of your toothbrush, it’s important to make sure you have the best toothpaste possible for your smile. The best way to find out is by checking to see if it is one of the following pastes: Fluoride toothpaste Fluoride toothpaste is the... Read more »

3 Reasons to Choose Invisalign®

When it comes to perfecting your smile, we know there are a lot of options to choose from. That is why our team is here to tell you about Invisalign® and how it can work for you. Invisalign® is a modern form of an orthodontic appliance. The aligners are made... Read more »

Should You Get a Root Canal of Tooth Extraction?

Do you ever hesitate to make an appointment with your dentist because you know—or even think—there’s a chance you could need root canal treatment? If you do, you aren’t alone. But did you know that if a root canal, which is the soft layer in the center of your tooth,... Read more »

Does Nutrition and Diet Really Help Your Oral Health?

Most people are aware that a healthy diet can have tremendous effects on your overall health. However, less people are aware that a healthy diet can also have a tremendous effect on your oral health. When you eat, the nutrients in your food are first broken down by your teeth... Read more »