Category: General Dentistry

MTM Aligners: Answering Common Questions

If you have been spending time looking at your smile in the mirror, grimacing because you’re unhappy with the alignment of your teeth, you’re not without hope. In fact, you may find that the orthodontic system we offer for improvement comes with more benefits than you realized was possible. To help you become a little… Read more »

Q&A: Should I Take Sensitivity Seriously?

Are you struggling with sensitive teeth? Do you find that what’s even worse is that you’re struggling with figuring out what to do about the situation? Before you assume this discomfort means you’re facing dire straits, remember that this is what we are here for: To help you maintain (and often regain) oral health. Contact us,… 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 »

We’re Interested In Your Comfort

There are several reasons to avoid your dentist appointments. You may not want to take time off from work. You may not want to fight the traffic. You may not want to incur the expense. You may suffer from dental fear and/or anxiety. You may simply dislike going to the dentist, or you may dread… Read more »

What Do Trees Have To Do With My Oral Health? Part 2

Trees are a wonderful thing. Trees create an ecosystem, providing the habitat and food for birds, squirrels, and forest animals. Trees keep us alive by absorbing carbon dioxide and other potentially harmful gases including carbon monoxide and sulfur dioxide, and releasing the oxygen that we need to breathe. And did you know that three trees planted… Read more »

Why It’s Important to Get Regular Oral Cancer Screenings

It isn’t as widely addressed as others, like breast cancer, but the truth is that oral cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in America. It also boasts an alarmingly high mortality rate, though that rate is largely influenced by late-stage detection and treatment. Because of this, it’s important for your dentist to perform… Read more »

Got a Toothache? Try These Home Remedies!

Teeth can become sensitive for a number of reasons, like an advancing cavity or aggressive gum disease, to name just a couple. Depending on its severity, a toothache may be no more than a nuisance, or it may be intense enough to distract you from everything else. What is almost certain, though, is that there’s… Read more »

Do We Inherit Our Dental Health?

You inherit a lot of traits from your parents and grandparents, from your hair and eye color, to your height and facial features. In some ways, you might also inherit traits that can affect the long-term state of your dental health. While good hygiene and regular dental care are almost entirely under your control, some… Read more »

Did You Know…About Crooked Teeth?

Crooked teeth commonly affect children, and orthodontic treatment is often recommended for younger patient to correct them. But as adults, crooked teeth can be equally worrisome, and patients who’ve never dealt with crooked teeth before might feel overwhelmed at the prospect of correcting them with braces. There are several things that you should know about… Read more »

3 Reasons You Should Be Brushing Your Tongue

It’s easy to get stuck in a brushing routine, but it’s a bit trickier to get out of it. What might help you maintain a solid home hygiene regimen is knowing the underlying reasons for it. Why, for example, should you be brushing your tongue as part of your preventive dental care? There are 3… Read more »