Category: General Dentistry

3 Things We See At Checkups (That You Don’t)

You might think to yourself that it’s perfectly fine to postpone your dental checkup. After all, you’ve taken a look in the mirror at your teeth and gums, you’ve made note that they feel just fine, and you can’t see any obvious problems. Unfortunately, this is not a good way to check your oral health…. Read more »

2 Hazards Of Bottled Water (And Solutions)

Have you ever given any thought to the bottle of water you pick up from the convenience store and carry with you throughout the day? How about when you go ahead and re-fill that bottle of water and use it for the entire week? Do your children do the same thing? This seemingly harmless, convenient… Read more »

Receding Gums: Why It Happens (And What You Can Do)

When you end up dealing with receding gums, you might not have much of an idea regarding how it happened, if something serious is wrong, or what you need to do going forward. This is one of the main reasons we suggest you come in to our practice twice annually (preferably every six months). We… Read more »

Different Types Of Damage

When you come to see us because your smile is having problems, you are likely aware that a variety of issues may be factoring in. As a result, we may suggest one of a variety of treatments to help you and your oral health. Did you know that sometimes, the trouble is strictly esthetic in… Read more »

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Teeth?

How well do you think you know your own smile development? Are you certain about how many teeth should be in your mouth? Can you tell the difference between a full set of teeth with and without your wisdom teeth in regard to a final tooth count? Are you quite sure when those third molars… Read more »

Dental Care During Pregnancy: 3 Things You Should Do  

Are you pregnant and worrying about your dental care? The good news is that you don’t have to worry (though we understand you might have a lot on your mind!). However, especially if this is your first pregnancy, it’s especially helpful if you recognize there are a few key, beneficial things you can do to ensure… Read more »

Dental Care: Don’t Try This At Home

When you get your oral health in wonderful condition and you find that you have streamlined your dental hygiene, you may begin to feel on top of your dental care game! This is a wonderful sensation because you know you are doing your absolute best to protect your smile. However, if you let any of… Read more »

Customized Care: What Does This Mean?

You might hear quite consistently that we provide customized care. However, you might not really know what this means. Surely, a dental cleaning doesn’t require significant customization, right? How about cosmetic care? Does that require custom treatments or should everyone expect the same thing? Allow us to explain when this becomes extremely important and why… Read more »

General Dental Care: What’s Included?

When you hear that we offer general dentistry to keep your smile healthy, does your mind pull up a list of services? Or, do you draw a bit of a blank, assuming that this means cleanings, checkups, and little else? Fortunately, we are happy to report that our practice extends a comprehensive selection of general… Read more »

Local Anesthesia: Your Questions

Most patients are happy to receive local anesthesia because it means receiving dental care procedures (like fillings or root canal treatments) without experiencing any discomfort. However, the aftermath of receiving an anesthetic often means an extended period of not only a numb tooth but numb lips as well. The problem here is that it can… Read more »