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5 Easy Things You Can Do To Step Up Your Oral Hygiene Game

We all do our best to stay healthy and, for many, that means keeping up a routine of eating a healthy diet and exercising a few times a week. Sometimes, though, life gets in the way of our goals and we notice that habits we used to be diligent about may have started to fade […]

How to Prevent Gingivitis from Your Home

So you went in for your routine checkup and you heard the word “gingivitis”. It’s natural to think all sorts of things after getting any medical diagnosis, but it’s important to keep in mind that gingivitis is not usually a grave problem or a life-sentence. Gingivitis affects half of all American adults at some point […]

What Causes Canker Sores?

If you’re part of the 20% of the population that gets canker sores, then you know how painful they can be. These small round sores are often found on the inner cheeks, lips, tongue, gums, and roof of your mouth, and they can make it difficult to chew or even speak. Unfortunately, the exact cause […]

How to Know When Your Teenager Should Go to the Dentist

As teenagers grow older, they have more and more obligations—club meetings, track practice, play rehearsals, standardized testing prep, the list goes on. It can be hard to follow which appointments need to be made and when. We’re here to help! Read on to make sure you’re not missing any possible dentist appointments that your teen […]

Get the Facts on Bruxism: 5 Things Every Patient Should Know About Teeth Grinding

There are approximately 40 million Americans who live with bruxism today. Could you be one of them? Here are a few things you should know about this relatively common oral health issue. 1. Bruxism can often occur in your sleep. Shockingly enough, you could be a teeth grinder and not even realize it! Most people […]

7 Things You Can Do to Take Care of Your Invisalign

If you’re looking to straighten your teeth discretely and quickly, then you will love the Invisalign system! This orthodontic treatment uses a series of clear aligner trays to improve your bite and align your teeth. Just by taking great care of your aligners and wearing them throughout the day, you will see an astounding transformation […]

Is it Time to Throw Away Your Toothbrush?

Brushing your teeth is one of the most important ways you maintain your oral health. However, if you’re brushing your teeth with an old or dirty toothbrush, you might be doing more harm than good. Answer the following five questions to see if it is time to swap out your toothbrush for a new one! […]

Is Your Baby Teething? Your Questions Answered!

If your child is beginning to get cranky lately, you might be wondering if their first tooth is coming in. This can be both an exciting and frustrating time for new parents, but we’re here to help! Here are the answers to parents’ most common questions about the teething process. 1. When do babies start […]

6 Common Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Periodontal disease (or gum disease) is a serious, progressive condition that attacks the supportive structures in your mouth. The illness begins as gingivitis, an infection of the gums caused by the bacteria in plaque that irritate the gums. While this issue is easy to treat in its earliest stages, it can progress to be quite […]

How to Alleviate Your Fear of the Dentist

Fear of the dentist is more common than you may think—about 9-15% of American adults suffer from it, in fact. However, avoiding the dentist as a result of dental anxiety can have serious impacts on your oral health. Therefore, consider trying the following methods to reduce your dental anxiety prior to your next appointment. Read […]