Category: Tips/Advice

Try It Yourself? Or Call The Dentist?

You might find yourself tempted to play dentist occasionally because you feel confident you can complete a quick DIY job without scheduling a visit. While this would certainly make your life a tiny bit easier by saving you a trip to see us, there is a reason you come see us for dental visits in… Read more »

Make The Most Of Our Site!

When you found our website, did you spend much time looking around? First and foremost, we thank you for stopping by! If you haven’t taken a full tour yet, we happen to have a few suggestions that will provide you with a more in-depth look at what you can expect from our friendly dental practice…. Read more »

Don’t Forget About 2016 Insurance Benefits!

We know you’d like to be focusing on all things merry and bright at the moment, so we will make this short and sweet! This is your helpful reminder from your friendly dental team: Don’t forget about your dental insurance benefits for 2016. If yours are about to expire along with the current year, it’s… 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 »

Help! I Have A Dental Emergency!

Do you worry about what might happen if you’re suddenly in need of our care but it’s nowhere near your next appointment? Perhaps something happens (you break a tooth, you bite your lip, you dislodge your tooth, etc.) and you need to see a dentist now. No worries! We provide our patients with the care… Read more »

Is A Low-Carb Diet Good For Your Teeth?

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »