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Why Should I Get Dentures?

If you’ve lost some or all your natural teeth, your dentist will recommend dentures so you can speak and chew properly and keep your bite correctly aligned. Dentures can be removable or fixed appliances that replace missing teeth and keep your smile looking healthy. They can rest on your gums or on implants to keep […]

What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath isn’t fun for anyone. Here are a few causes and some ideas to keep your breath fresh. Sometimes bad breath is the result of a garlicky dinner or morning coffee but sometimes it’s caused by a chronic condition called halitosis. If you have persistent bad breath that doesn’t go away even after brushing […]

What Exactly Is a Root Canal?

Root canals might get a bad rap, but they are one of many options to save your natural teeth. Thanks to advances in technology, they are more comfortable and successful than ever. Years ago, the mere thought of a root canal would cause people more pain than an actual toothache. But now, advances in digital […]

A Clean Mouth Might Save Your Life

Professional dental exams and a regular homecare routine do more than keep your mouth clean – they might just save your life! Taking care of your mouth, teeth, and gums are important to your overall health and can prevent cavities, periodontal disease and infections while lowering your risk of heart attack and stroke. As an […]

Beat the End of Year Rush and Don’t Let Your Benefits Go to Waste

Get in early! Schedule your appointments now before the schedule fills up! Each year, millions of dollars are wasted by not maxing out your dental benefits or using up the money set aside in your FSA. Most dental insurance companies reset their “benefit year” starting on January 1st. This means you have until the end […]

Keeping Your Loved One’s Mouths Healthy as They Age

As our parents age and need more care, don’t forget that their oral health is an essential part of their overall health. There comes a time when we become caregivers to those that raised us. Instead of them shuttling us off to music lessons or karate, we now find ourselves taking them to hair appointments […]

Benefits of Using an Electric Toothbrush

Electric toothbrushes are just one more tool you can use at home to keep your smile healthy between professional cleanings. Except for a few leaps in design over the last 3,000 years, toothbrushes haven’t changed much since ancient Babylonians chewed on the end of a twig until its pulp was soft like a brush. One change that significantly […]

When is it Smart to Remove Wisdom Teeth?

Some dentists are rethinking automatically extracting wisdom teeth, but in some cases, keeping your wisdom teeth just isn’t that wise. When you are born, all your baby teeth are developed and waiting below the gum to start popping through when you are about six months old. Wisdom teeth, however, don’t start to develop until you […]

Keeping Mom and Baby Healthy and Happy During Pregnancy

Caring for your mouth while you’re pregnant is one of the most important things you can do to help keep you and your baby healthy. Pregnancy and the promise of the pitter-patter of little feet and long afternoon snuggles with your newborn is an exciting time for any parent-to-be, but it is also a stressful […]

Heart Health and the Dental Connection

February is American Heart Month! What does heart health have to do with oral health? Evidence suggests… a lot! Science has found two very distinct links between a person’s oral health and heart health. Signs of heart disease may be noticeable in a person’s gum tissue, and someone with gum disease has a higher risk […]