February 16, 2019

As a new mother, I have been inundated with BPA-free products from baby bottles to toys, so I know that the concern is real.  While the American Dental Association states that BPA from sealants poses little risk to children (and that the exposure is a...

January 27, 2019

How do you make children less anxious about going to the dentist? A child’s first visit to the family dentist actually begins at home. Many adults feel anxiety just thinking about a visit to the family dentist due to past negative experiences. However...

December 1, 2018

As we prepare for the holidays and start readying ourselves for 2019 it is important to remember that your dental insurance benefits will reset as of January 1st.

If you have any dental treatment that has been planned or any procedures you would like t...

October 30, 2018

The term All-on-4 refers to "all" teeth being supported "on four" dental implants, a surgical procedure of total rehabilitation for patients with badly broken down, decayed or compromised teeth due to gum disease. The four implants support a fixed pro...

September 30, 2018

Using oral irrigators and water flossers such as Waterpik products can help clean even more efficiently than traditional floss.¹ Because they are easy to use, they also help patients clean around devices like braces, bridges or who have dexterity prob...

August 29, 2018

Did you know the average person wastes at least 90 glasses of water every day by leaving the tap running while they brush their teeth?

That means in the United States alone, we’re pouring 27 billion glasses of clean, drinkable water every day, jus...

June 11, 2018

Electric toothbrushes are repeatedly shown to remove more plaque and bacteria than their manual counterparts. Because they make up to hundreds and thousands more strokes than you would with a manual brush, they are much more efficient in cleaning teet...

May 29, 2018

Sleep apnea is a common and serious sleeping disorder that happens when your regular breathing is interrupted during sleep. Snoring is common among patients with sleep apnea but not all snorers have sleep apnea.

There are two main types of sleep apnea:

    ...

April 30, 2018

Smoking doesn’t only stain teeth; it can also make an impact on the health of your mouth. Dingy stain can be polished off or whitened to improve, but the effects tobacco use causes to the gum tissue can change a smile completely.

The smoke from cigaret...

March 25, 2018

Studies show that conditions like gum disease has a link to systemic health conditions like:

– Stroke
– Heart Attack
– Diabetes
– Obesity
– Premature birth

A correlation between these conditions (and several others) and the status of gum heath suggests...

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