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Brushing your teeth properly removes the food particles and bacteria that can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. However, you do not want to scrub your teeth or gums heavily. A heavy hand can lead to tooth and gum erosion. You should also use a soft bristle toothbrush to avoid damaging the surface of […]
What could be causing my bad breath?
Bad breath, or halitosis, is an embarrassing problem for millions of Americans. Finding the cause and eliminating the problem can be a challenge, though. Our Team knows that most causes do start in the mouth and can be treated. Causes of Bad Breath Here are some of the common causes of bad breath: Food: as […]
Sedation Dentistry can help you overcome Dental Anxiety
Not scheduling or cancelling your dental visit to our office because of fear or anxiety only increases the potential for tooth decay or gum problems. At our office, our team offer solutions that allow you to relax, without any pain. Our solutions can help with many different anxiety issues for both adults and children. Minor […]
Protect Your Teeth!
Do your body a great service and consider adding more of the following foods to your diet. Not only are they good for your body, but they are good for your teeth too. Vitamins: They are good for your skin, bones and teeth. Calcium: Found mostly in dairy products, calcium helps both your teeth and […]
Year-End Insurance Reminder
Our team would like to send you a friendly reminder to schedule your appointments prior to the end of the year to take full advantage of any flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits that you may have. The end of the year is always a busy time so make your appointment now so you […]
Quit Smoking to Save Your Smile
We are all well aware that smoking causes major problems for organs such as your lungs and heart, but what about your mouth? Smoking is a huge risk factor for many oral health issues such as: Oral Cancer- Smokers are up to 6 times more likely to develop oral cancers. Gum Disease- Smoking can suppress […]
Germs living on my toothbrush!
It’s true, there are several kinds of bacteria that can hide on the bristles of your toothbrush, including streptococci, staphylococci, Herpes Simplex I, and the Influenza virus. To protect your toothbrush from bacteria, we recommend to follow these three tips: -Wash your hands before and after brushing -Allow the brush to air dry after each […]
Summer break is an ideal time for wisdom teeth removal
School is about to be out, and your children are probably already planning a summer of fun. However, did you know summer break is the ideal time for your children to have their wisdom teeth removed. Your teenager might not want to hear this, but summer is the ideal time to schedule their surgery. After a […]
Should you exercise after Oral Surgery
Exercising is a lot like brushing your teeth, you must make it part of your daily routine in order to stay in great health. But what about when you get work done on your teeth? Is it a good idea to exercise then? If you’ve had your wisdom teeth removed, this may be one of […]
3 Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth
Wisdom teeth can drive patients to the brink of desperate pain relief. One sign of pain in the back of the jaw usually means impacted wisdom teeth. There are an array of symptoms and signs that will alert you something is not right. Once you have an assumption something is wrong, it’s time to take […]