The Best (and Worst) Fruits for Good Dental Health

Fruit: It’s healthy, and that means it’s good for your teeth, right? While this is true in most cases, there are a few exceptions. Since summer is a great time to enjoy a variety of fruit, read on for some information about choosing the best (and worst) fruits when it comes to your dental health. … Continue reading “The Best (and Worst) Fruits for Good Dental Health”

Tooth-Friendly, Healthy Foods for Spring

Spring has sprung, and with it comes the start of garden season. While most fruits and vegetables are excellent for not only your overall health but also your dental health, there are some healthy foods that are particularly good for your teeth. Check out this list of tooth-friendly foods that are excellent for planting this … Continue reading “Tooth-Friendly, Healthy Foods for Spring”

Posted on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 at 3:11 pm.
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Do You Need a Mouthguard?

Have you ever considered wearing a mouthguard? If you’re like many dental patients, you probably associate mouthguards with the safety gear that football players wear. If you’re not a football player yourself, you’ve probably never considered that you might need a mouthguard. But mouthguards can benefit other patients as well. Athletes Football is a rough … Continue reading “Do You Need a Mouthguard?”

Dentures vs. Implants: What’s the Right Choice for You?

If you’ve had several teeth removed or you’re facing an upcoming extraction, you need to think about how you will replace the teeth. Two of the most common options are dentures and implants. How do you know which is better for you? Only your dentist knows your specific circumstances, but here are some considerations to … Continue reading “Dentures vs. Implants: What’s the Right Choice for You?”

What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening

Are you happy with your smile? Many patients wish their teeth could be straighter, more uniform, or whiter. Of the three common complaints, the color of your teeth is generally the simplest fix. There are several different types of teeth whitening that you might consider in your quest to achieve a lighter, brighter smile. It’s … Continue reading “What You Should Know About Teeth Whitening”

How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health

You probably do things that will improve your health: You exercise regularly, eat your veggies, take any prescription medications your doctor has recommended, and get enough sleep. Did you know, however, that brushing and flossing your teeth are important not only for your oral health, but for your overall health as well? If you don’t … Continue reading “How Your Oral Health Impacts Your Overall Health”

Posted on Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 at 3:02 pm.
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Smoking and Your Oral Health

If you smoke, you already know it’s bad for you. It can cause emphysema, heart problems, and various types of cancers. What you might not know is that in addition to putting your overall health in danger, it also creates mayhem inside of your mouth. There are both cosmetic and health concerns when it comes … Continue reading “Smoking and Your Oral Health”

Posted on Saturday, February 25th, 2017 at 2:09 am.
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DIY Emergency Dental Care

It’s Murphy’s Law: You’re more likely to get a toothache or break a filling on a holiday, a weekend, or in the middle of the night, when your dentist is unavailable. No, that’s not true… but it can feel that way! When you have a dental emergency during the week, it’s generally simple to get … Continue reading “DIY Emergency Dental Care”

Posted on Saturday, February 18th, 2017 at 2:05 am.
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