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”

Avoid Getting a Summer Cold

With the winter in the rearview mirror now, you’re probably looking ahead with the knowledge that cold and flu season is finally over. Unfortunately, it’s still possible to pick up a cold (or cold-like symptoms) in the spring and summer. There are some steps you can take to avoid getting a summer cold. Read on … Continue reading “Avoid Getting a Summer Cold”

Posted on Sunday, April 15th, 2018 at 2:55 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?”

Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season

‘Tis the season for holiday greetings, mall Santas, and getting together with family and friends. While all of these are wonderful, the winter season often features something not-so-wonderful: symptoms of coughing, sneezing, sniffling, headaches, and fevers. Unfortunately, cold and flu season is upon us. We want all of our patients to stay healthy, so here … Continue reading “Staying Healthy During Cold and Flu Season”

Posted on Sunday, December 3rd, 2017 at 7:37 pm.
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Gum Disease and Your Heart

You might not know this, but if you have gingivitis or periodontitis, the mild and severe stages of gum disease, respectively, you could be putting your heart at risk. At the same time, if you have heart problems, it’s very important that you take good care of your gums. What’s the connection? Read on to … Continue reading “Gum Disease and Your Heart”

Posted on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 at 4:00 pm.
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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?”

Replacing a Missing Tooth

While every effort is made to keep your teeth in your mouth for as long as possible, there are sometimes reasons why a tooth must be extracted. Whether it’s an infection, an injury, or a cracked tooth, it can be worrisome to patients to learn that they need to have a tooth pulled. In some … Continue reading “Replacing a Missing Tooth”

Posted on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 1:55 pm.
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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”