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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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         […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]