How To Pick The Best Electric Toothbrush

Pick The Best Electric Toothbrush Electric toothbrush provides a different kind of experience compared to brushing with regular toothbrush or manual toothbrush. It provides a sense of sophistication and ease on maintaining your oral hygiene. Now, more and more people love it because of its different kind of action.  You can choose either the simple […]

Stress Related Dental Problems: TMJ

TMD: Temporomandibular joint disorder As you may already be aware, stress is the cause of many disorders and diseases in our bodies. They have even been linked to cancer. But let’s talk about what stress has to do with dental problems. Temporomandibular joint disorder is one of the causes of stress in your body. It […]

Great Tips On How To Fight Bad Breath

Bad breath Bad breath is so shameful. It can lower the respect of other people for you who have discovered your secret. When you realize you have it, it lowers your self image and self esteem. You try to stay away from social functions and it effects many areas of your life. How do you […]

Sensitive Teeth: What To Do?

What to do with sensitive teeth Sensitivity has always been associated with pain. If your teeth are cracked or your gums are receding where the roots of the teeth are exposed, you can expect to have sensitivity or pain. The things that can trigger the pain vary in form, availability and intensity that they can […]

Choosing The Right Mouthwash

What To Look For In A Mouthwash? The mouth has a lot of crevices. Toothbrush alone cannot remove all the food debris that clings to it. Flossing is a must and rinsing with a good quality mouthwash is also recommended. These dental rituals help keep your teeth and gums clean and healthy. Acids from the […]

Dentures: How To Take Care Of Them

Taking care of your dentures Having dentures for the first time in your life is an experience that most don’t want to have. Most people are not happy with their dentures and go through a regret process as to “I should have taken better care of my teeth”. Sometime, it feels so uncomfortable against your […]

What type of foods are good for your teeth?

Brushing and flossing are dental rituals that make your teeth clean and cavity-free. They are the daily routine that you have to follow religiously. However, they are not the only way to have a healthy teeth and gums. The foods you eat contributes well to the quality of your teeth especially when you reach old […]

All You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening: What you need to know Of all the dental cosmetic procedures, teeth whitening is the most popular. This is a procedure that both women and men are interested in and know that they can easily and quickly enhance their smile. This is because teeth whitening treatments easily fit their budget, temperament and time […]

Facts About Dental Implants

Dental Implants What is dental implant used for? Dental implant is one of the many procedures in dentistry that can give a patient the ability to chew properly, keep the teeth from shifting and maintaining proper bite. It can also provide great improvement in someone’s appearance if they are missing a front tooth. Many people […]

Snap On A Celebrity Smile

  Snap-On Smile During the past years, great innovations have been introduced in the world of dentistry. Before, if you wanted to get that Celebrity smile, it involved lots of anesthesia injections, drilling and fabrication of crowns and cementation or bonding of the crowns or veneers. Today, everything changes from exhausting procedure to just a […]

Holiday Dental Special

Holiday Dental Special This holiday season we decided to give a special thanks to our patients and our community by cutting our fees down by up to 50% on most dental treatments and dental services we offer. We did this for the month of November, but we saw how much the patients and community were […]

Facts About Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning mouth syndrome or BMS is a sensation in the mouth that feels like you just have been scalded with hot water. Together with this uneasy feeling, dryness and alteration in tastes can occur. The burning feeling can be localized in one area or all throughout the mouth. The feeling of discomfort may cause anxiety […]

Why Do You Need Dental CheckUps?

Why Do I Need To Have Dental CheckUps? Dental checkups or exams are important to keep your permanent teeth healthy for the rest of your life. It is recommended to have a dental checkup done twice a year. For most people this is enough, but in some cases where there is dental problems such as gum […]

A “Dream Remedy” for Dental Anxiety And Stress?

According to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, approximately 30-40 million Americans experience from some level of dental stress and anxiety. If you’re a person het very nervous at the thought of going to the dental professional, there’s great information for you. Sedation or “sleep” dental care can assist you get the dental treatment you need […]

Confused About Dental Insurance?

There are 3 types of dental insurance: 1: Indemnity:  You are able to go to any dentist of your choice.  This dental insurance is normally offered by your employer.                How it works:  These plans typically cover 100 percent of routine care (such as exam, x-rays and cleanings), 80 percent of         […]

First Lady Michelle Obama: Combat Against Childhood Obesity

“Imagine, our kids begging and pleading, throwing tantrums to get you to buy more fruits, vegetables and whole grain.” This is a feature of the First Lady Michelle Obama’s speech at the Partnership for a Healthier America’s childhood obesity conference in Washington, D.C. As part of her opening message especially to the parents she said, “We […]

What To Do During Dental Emergency?

What is a dental emergency? A dental emergency is a type of medical emergency involving the teeth or gums. Pain involving these parts of the mouth, even when minor, can indicate a severe underlying problem that could worsen with time. Pain is one of the reasons people go to the dentist. A painful tooth can be triggered […]

Baby bottle usage linked to childhood obesity and dental problems

In a study funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Assistance and Nutrition Research program, Temple University recommended weaning children off the bottle at the right time might help reduce the elevated childhood obesity rates among children and alleviate other health problems.  Childhood development specialists recommend weaning your child off the bottle no later […]

Prevent Oral Cancer With Your Diet

Oral cancer includes the cancer of the mouth and throat and is an ever growing disease. There are already a number of people who are suffering from this horrible cancer. The most common causative agents of oral cancer are alcohol and smoking, but these are not the only causes of oral cancer. Other factors that […]

Tips On How To Self-Examine For Oral Cancer

Self-examine for Oral Cancer:   Oral cancer is a type of cancer that if caught early, the survival rate is very high. But unfortunately, most people don’t check for this type of cancer regularly and cancers of the mouth grow very quickly and once it does, the survival rate is very low. Oral cancer can […]

Tongue Cancer: Everything you need to know

  Oral cancer or head and neck cancer can come in many forms, one of these is tongue cancer. Doctors and dentists are looking closely into the many cancers that can be found in the mouth to determine how to lessen their incidence at least, if it cannot be totally treated. In tongue cancer, the […]

Link Between Smoking and Root Canals

The list of why people need to quit smoking seems to be endless. And now, there’s another reason why you should quit smoking. A study from the Goldman School of Dental Medicine in Boston University just found that smoking causes significant increase in a person’s need for a root canal treatment. A smoker’s gender comes […]

Dry Mouth: What Causes It?

Dry mouth or xerostomia makes the insides of your mouth painful and dry. The dryness can be felt up to the throat. It is actually a very uncomfortable feeling. This is caused by the lower production of saliva which is the natural lubricant of the mouth. Cracking of lips, tender gums and mouth infections are […]

Dry Mouth: Causes, Symptoms And Cure

Dry mouth is also called cotton mouth, pasties or doughmouth. This is because of the change in consistency of the saliva followed by the reduction of salivary production. There is a formation of cloudy or cotton-like clumps of saliva. This causes bad breath, blisters and infection if not treated rightly. Bacterial growth rapidly increases because […]

Do You Wake Up With Headaches?

There is more to headaches in the morning after you wake up than just a common headache people often suffer from stress or colds. The thing is that if you have a chronic headache or pain on your shoulder or neck in the mornings, you might be suffering from TMJ or the Temporomandibular Joint Disorder. […]

Diet And Dental Health: How Do They Relate?

Many people are not conscious about their diet. Foods they purchase and take in everyday has a big factor in maintaining healthy body, healthy mind and healthy mouth and teeth. These things are greatly intertwined. One cannot be perfect without the other. As an example, one cannot have a healthy body without a healthy mouth. […]

Sleep Apnea or Snoring?

What is sleep apnea and what is plain snoring? Is there a difference? And if there is, does it matter? Statistics shows that out of 80 million people that snore in North America, around 12 million of them have a condition called sleep apnea. Should there be a concern with these numbers? What is the […]

False Beliefs On Dental Health

There are many myths about good dental care. Some false beliefs are even passed down from parents to children. As a result, children have digested these myths and circulated it in their consciousness. Here are common myths: “If your teeth seem to look okay, then, you do not need to visit your dentist.” This belief […]

8 Dental Emergencies and What You Need To Do

Dental emergency might not seem so much as an “emergency”. But if it is left untreated, it can result to a more serious condition – some are even life threatening. So don’t take dental emergency for granted. When you encounter any of the following dental emergencies, do the corresponding tips to alleviate the situation. Knocked-Out […]

Important Fact About Composite Fillings

Dental fillings were never aesthetic years ago. Dental fillings used to only be made from a material called amalgam (silver filling). Dentists use this for one and a half century that when people think about fillings, they think silver. Amalgam is known for its durability and restorative properties but never for beauty. But this is […]

Chocolate and Your Health

Fear not chocolate lovers, good news is now at hand. Today’s studies about teeth and chocolate show a positive note. Believe it or not, chocolate is not bad for the teeth or for your health (mostly). This thought will certainly ease up some of the guilty feelings you must have felt each time you take […]

Oral Care for Patients with Diabetes

Diabetes and Periodontal Disease Keeping ones blood glucose levels in control is what a diabetic person’s top priority in dealing with oral health is. This is because if you have diabetes and your blood glucose is erratic, you will likely develop periodontal disease or gum disease. There is a great possibility of untimely loss of […]

Facts About Safety of Oral Piercing

As times changed and began to be more open to self-expression, different forms of body arts came about. One of these is the oral piercing that is very popular among younger generation. Areas where oral piercing can be found are generally in the lip or tongue. This is seen as safe because many expressionists have […]

Chipped Tooth Treatment Options

Chipped teeth are a very common occurrence and there are several treatment options to fix the chipped tooth. Usually it occurs due to some kind of an accident or trauma. Usually, a single visit to your dentist can easily resolve it. Here are some of the common solutions for teeth reconstruction: Dental bonding, enamel reshaping, […]

FAQ’s On Cavities

Dental Cavities Did you know cavities is the #1 disease that has children missing school? Most people have had cavities at some point in their lives. The reason for the occurrence of cavities is not at all that mysterious. Not brushing and flossing your teeth are the primary reasons why you get it. Not going […]

Dental Bonding Can Change Your Smile

Smiling is sometimes difficult to do if your teeth are not as attractive as you wanted them to be. It would be such an awkward feeling to smile when you know your teeth’s imperfections will show. Some people are very self conscious about this. Stained, chipped and broken teeth are the common imperfections that your teeth […]

dental- oral hygiene month-October is national dental/oral hygiene month!

This year’s National Dental Oral Hygiene Month, NDHM theme “It’s Simple. Healthy habits for a healthy smile,” promotes the idea that good oral hygiene habits are simple to establish and maintain, even for the person living an active lifestyle. “Brush, Floss, Rinse, Chew” reminds consumers that keeping a healthy mouth can have lasting effects, including helping prevent […]

Dry Mouth: A Complex Oral Problem

Your oral health is important in having a good disposition in life. You can get a lot of discomfort if you have one or more problems in your mouth. It can make you irritable and unfriendly. You can miss a lot of enjoyment and even important events if you don’t have a healthy mouth. Dry mouth […]

Danger Signs: Smoking and Oral Health

  As adults, we all know that cigarette or tobacco smoking is hazardous to our body’s health. But do we really know how smoking and oral health come hand in hand? Nowadays, a lot of people, even the young ones, are captivated in smoking because of the lack of education of what the threats are. […]

Silver Fillings V/S Tooth Colored Fillings

Silver Fillings V/S Tooth Colored Fillings  Tooth fillings are very essential to conserve your tooth from decay destroying it. If teeth are not protected from caries, they will be get to the nerve and lead to needing a root canal. If at that point still not treated, then it will lead to an extraction. Then […]

Teeth Whitening: Is it safe?

Teeth whitening done correctly is safe. As long as you follow the directions given to you by your dentist if you are doing professional teeth whitening or follow the direction on the over-the-counter products, you usually don’t have any side effect except teeth sensitivity.  Bleaching products contain peroxide(s) that help remove deep (intrinsic) and surface […]

Are Cavities Contagious?

According to studies, the bacteria that cause cavities can be transmitted from one person to another. Sugar, candies, and sweets are usually blamed for rotten teeth, but the real culprits are bacteria, called Streptococcus mutans, which are contagious. Just as a cold virus can be passed from one person to the next, so can these […]

What is oral cancer screening?

Oral cancer screening is a routine part of a dental examination. Regular check-ups, including an examination of the entire mouth, are essential in the early detection of cancerous and pre-cancerous conditions.  Oral cancer is a devastating, even deadly, cancer that can go unnoticed until it has progressed to later stages. It is important to remember that your doctor does […]

Oral health linked to systemic diseases

Did you know that oral health can offer clues about your overall health?  According to health experts, oral healthcare is much more than just maintaining that beautiful smile, as many serious diseases are associated with poor oral hygiene. Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria, most are harmless.  Normally the body’s natural defenses and good oralhealth care can keep these bacteria […]

Can your dentist tell you if you have diabetes?

A new study by Columbia University’s College of Dental Medicine shows that periodontal or gum disease is an early indication of diabetes. Most people don’t think of their dentist when it comes to health problems that are not found in one’s mouth. But a dentist can actually be the first line of defense in reducing the risk for […]