We all know that a healthy diet is good for our hearts, blood pressure, cholesterol, weight, and can even increase our energy levels. However, now research shows that a healthy, low-carb diet is also good for our teeth. Carbohydrates turn into sugar in our bodies and we all know that sugar is not good for… Read more »
Month: September 2016
Are Bonding And Contouring The Same Thing? Take Our Quiz To Find Out!
On most dental websites you will see bonding and contouring listed together. Does that mean they are one and the same? No. Bonding and contouring are two separate, but easy, procedures, that can help make over your smile. Want to know more? Take our quiz below!
Easy, Breezy, Bonding
Just the thought of going to the dentist makes some people nervous because it seems like such a serious thing. Other than to get a checkup and cleaning, it is usually for treatment, and treatment means longer visits and more time in the chair. But did you know there are some dental treatments that don’t… Read more »
Is Teeth Whitening For You?
While most people can probably get their teeth whitened without a second thought, teeth whitening is not for everyone. In some cases, it just doesn’t work, and in other cases it may cause pain and sensitivity. For those who are candidates for a teeth whitening procedure, we offer a convenient take-home teeth whitening kit. If… Read more »
What Causes TMD?
TMJ is the acronym for temporomandibular joint. That’s a long complicated word for your jaw joint! If you want to find your jaw joint, put your fingers on the side of your face in front of your ears and open your mouth. The round, hard bone that you feel is your jaw joint. There is… Read more »
Sugar Is Not The Only Thing Bad For Your Teeth
We all know that sugar is bad for our teeth. Our parents have been telling us that since we were tiny children. They would warn us against eating too much candy, because it is bad for your teeth. They would warn us against drinking too many sugary treats, because sugar is bad for your teeth…. Read more »
What Is The Difference Between A Regular Dental Cleaning And A Deep Cleaning?
Dental cleanings are performed to help keep your teeth clean and healthy, which means free from bacterial plaque and tartar. Certain bacteria in your mouth feed on leftover food debris and sugars from foods and beverages, and in the process multiply and produce harmful enamel-eating acids. The bacteria and acids mix with your saliva and… Read more »
5 Oral Cancer Facts
Oral cancers are part of a group of cancers referred to as head and neck cancers. Although oral cancer isn’t usually the one you hear about on the news, over 48,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. Because this cancer is usually discovered late, often when the cancer has already… Read more »
Dental Quiz: Checkups And Cleanings
Checkups and cleanings are important to your dental and overall health. Although they may seem unimportant, they can prevent more serious issues from developing. So if you are skipping your checkups and cleanings because you think they are an unwarranted expense, and/or an interruption to your schedule, you may want to think again. Take the… Read more »
What Is OraVerse?
There is a popular song with the lyrics: I can’t feel my face when I’m with you, but I love it, but I love it. However, most people don’t love it when they can’t feel their face, and, there are times after certain dental treatments that you can’t feel your face. This is because your… Read more »