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Celebrate the New You with a Smile Makeover

  Getting a smile makeover can be uplifting, fun and a source of inspiration in life. Just look at all the publications that are dedicated to it! When imagining a fresh new look, changing cosmetics might be the first thing that comes to mind. But, the most transformative update for both men and women can […]

Plain Talk About Gingivitis

  Gingivitis is one of the most common dental issues affecting health. So, why don’t more people take the steps they need to combat it? Let’s demystify and reveal what it is and what you can do to prevent it What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is a form of gum disease. It is the irritation and […]

October is Dental Hygiene Month

  Since 2009, American’s have been celebrating National Dental Hygiene Month in October. This month long campaign recognizes dental hygienists for their hard work, and seeks to raise awareness of oral health best practices. It’s a good reminder of the important things you can do to maintain excellent oral health. Dental Hygiene Month starts with […]

Overbites, Underbites and Misaligned Teeth

Everyone’s bite is a little different. That variation can be genetic, or it can be the result of bad habits, such as pushing on teeth with the tongue. No matter the cause, a misaligned bite can eventually lead to crooked smiles or more serious dental problems. The good news is that there are a variety […]

Stop Me From Grinding My Teeth

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is very common. If you wake up with a tight or aching jaw, or headache, you may be excessively grinding and clenching your teeth while you sleep, which can lead to future dental problems. Fortunately, this is a well studied issue and there are many treatment options available through […]

Dental Anxiety Can Be Overcome

Many of us find that even the idea of going to the dentist is stressful and anxiety producing. Today’s dental techniques, such as sedation dentistry, now offer patients a relaxed way to experience dental care. Creating new, positive memories of easy procedures can change the way your mind and body reacts to a visit to […]

Wisdom Teeth Cause Problems At Any Age

Wisdom teeth are the last to come in, and often the first teeth to go. Most of our jaws no longer have space for these ancient and now unneeded third set of molars. The majority of Americans will have one or more wisdom teeth removed, often proactively removed before age 25. If not removed, adults […]

How Tobacco Impacts Oral Health

Smoking has been implicated as a risk factor for, or cause of, most major diseases facing Americans today. One of the most prevalent impacts of tobacco on health is the effect it has on teeth and gums. Tobacco use takes many forms today, each with its own dental health consequences. Cigarettes and Cigars Affect Oral […]

Is Your Smile BBQ Ready?

Summer picnics with friends and family will be more fun when you are flashing a confident smile. Some of the best-loved summer foods can be tough on teeth. Take on any food challenge this summer with a smart dental action plan. Eating with Confidence Delicious picnic and fair foods such as corn on the cob […]

Snacks That Crack Teeth

Whether its ice cubes, nuts, toasted bread, or candy, there’s nothing quite as satisfying as crunching on our favorite hard snacks, even at the risk of cracking teeth. There are no calories when chewing ice, but there can still be dental health consequences. The impact of these crunchy snacks can damage teeth in several ways. […]

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