Category: General Dentistry

Got Questions? Talk to Your Preventive Dentist

Do you ever wonder if there is more that you should be doing to help protect your smile from issues like cavities? What about your gums? Gum disease is prevalent, yet it’s largely preventable with good hygiene and other smart choices. In other words, knowing how to properly care for your smile can be essential… Read more »

Got Questions About Smile Care? Talk to Your General Dentist

Do you ever wonder if you are actually doing all you can to protect your teeth from cavities and other oral health threats? In fact, lately, have you been worried that you could actually be suffering from a cavity, now, without even knowing it? Many people want to know more about what is truly required… Read more »

Easy Tips For A Smile-Safe Summer

As you may have noticed, we are typically ready with oral health tips for just about any scenario imaginable. Inviting guests over? We have tips for their smiles. Preparing for an upcoming wedding? We have tips. Getting ready to enjoy a long, fun summer – we have suggestions for that too, and just in time!… Read more »

2 Ways You’re Unintentionally Wasting Time

Do you ever think to yourself that you have quite the clever idea to save some time or money – but in the end, it turns out you ended up spending more time and money than you would have if you’d simply scheduled a visit to see us? This is a common pitfall and one… Read more »

Q&A: Which Toothbrush Should I Use?

Do you have some questions about the products you choose for your dental hygiene? When it comes to toothbrushes, we often find that patients feel quite conflicted regarding whether or not they are making the best decisions for themselves or their family members. The good news is that the recommendations we make for toothbrushes are generally… Read more »

Every Profession Has Its Tools

If you were an electrician you wouldn’t go anywhere without your current detector. If you were a painter you wouldn’t go anywhere with your paint, rollers or brushes, and ladder. Well, dentists have their tools, too. The difference is that everybody knows what a paintbrush is, and nobody is afraid of paint or an electrician’s… Read more »

Help Your Gums Get a Grip

Although your oral health is a complex beast, the components of your oral health (i.e., teeth, gums, tongue, etc.) are recognized by most people. What is lesser-known, however, are the various kinds of afflictions that can beset different parts of your mouth, and how to recognize their signs. As dental health experts, we know well… Read more »

How Drinking Through Straws Helps Prevent Cavities

Little can compare to the refreshment of a cool drink on a warm day, when cold lemonade and sweet iced tea seem to flow almost as readily as water. Unfortunately, many of your favorite drinks may be working to undermine the health of your teeth with every sip you take. Today, we explain how your… Read more »

Does Dental Terminology Sound Greek To You?

That’s because much of it is. In fact most medical terminology is derived from Greek or Latin words. If you’re just visiting your dentist twice a year for an exam and professional cleaning and all is going smoothly, you may not hear complicated dental terms. However, if you’re undergoing a smile makeover, or receiving restorative… Read more »

The Significance of a Cracked Tooth

Although it sounds incredibly serious, and painful, a cracked tooth can easily go undetected for quite some time. There may be no pain or symptoms associated in the beginning, but if allowed to worsen, your damaged tooth can become quite sensitive and may even throb with pain. The best method of detection is to maintain… Read more »