Helping Your Child Meet the Dentist for Their First Dental Visit

It is never too soon to establish a healthy foundation for a child’s oral health. In fact, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association advise taking your baby to their first dental visit before their first birthday, or six months after their first tooth erupts. The... Read more »

Dietary Choices and Your Oral Health

Two of the most common illnesses today are gum disease and tooth decay, which means having a healthy smile begins with what you put in your mouth! Healthy eating habits not only nourish the body, but create a healthy environment for teeth and gums. What Should You Avoid? Let’s look... Read more »

The 3 Things You Should Know About Dental Crowns

If you’re looking for a way to improve the health and appearance of a stubborn, unattractive, and unhealthy tooth, there’s no need to look any further! Dental crowns are the perfect solution to your problem. With the help of the strong, successful, natural-looking dental cap, you will have your perfect... Read more »

Are Pacifiers Safe?

Have you ever given your child a pacifier? Have you caught them sucking their thumb? Do you ever wonder if either of these habits is safe? As you’ve probably realized, your child typically sucks their thumb for comfort. Thumb sucking is natural and typically won’t cause problems for young children.... Read more »

Don’t Delay and Prevent Tooth Decay Today!

This Thanksgiving don’t let the big feasts give you cavities this year, especially when you can prevent them. Try using these tips to help your family keep positive oral health through this delicious holiday: •Brushing your teeth regularly: Brushing your teeth will keep plaque and tarter from building up causing... Read more »

Identifying Trouble with Root Canals

Did you know that a root canal is technically just a different name for the nerve (also called pulp) in the center of a tooth? Or that root canal therapy is simply removing that pulp if it is damaged or infected, then sealing your tooth again? While root canal therapy... Read more »

Why You Should Consider Laser Dentistry

Have you ever heard about a friend visiting the dentist only to have lasers used in his or her treatment? Or have you heard of a dentist advertising the benefits of laser dentistry?Do you ever wonder what said benefits could be, or if laser dentistry is even safe? In fact,... Read more »

Sedation Dentistry: Feeling Comfortable in the Dental Chair

Many people are horrified of the dental office, but now, thanks to the latest advancements in the dental field, people are more likely to feel more comfortable in the dental chair! Sedation dentistry is a very beneficial and successful element of dentistry that helps patients feel more and more comfortable... Read more »

Fever Blisters

Are you aware that: Fever blisters (herpes simplex, usually Type1) can be stopped or at least minimized in appearance with laser or medicinal treatments?  Although fever blisters are not curable at this time, you no longer have to suffer through the pain and embarrassment of the lesion’s full development if... Read more »

Mucosal Burns

You know the one…we’ve all done it.   Pizza is served.  It’s hot and wonderful, and then the cheese becomes stuck to the roof of your mouth!  But did you know that putting an aspirin tablet on a hurting tooth, as some people do to soothe a toothache, will cause a... Read more »