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Oral care on the go

It’s summer again! After months of staying indoors and bundled up, it’s finally time to start planning vacations and road trips. If you’re all geared up to go on a trip, here are a few tips that will help you keep your smile healthy and bright no matter where you go, or how long you’re [Read more …]


Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is the infection of the structures around the teeth. “Perio” means around, and “dontal” refers to teeth, thus the name periodontal. The tissues and structures which can be affected include the gums, the cementum with covers the tooth root, the periodontal ligament, and the alveolar bone. Gingivitis is the earliest form of the [Read more …]


Bad Breath – Causes and Treatments

Everyone suffers from bad breath from time to time. Certain foods and drinks can cause your breath to smell less than fresh. Food debris get trapped in the mouth and can cause bad breath. Poor oral hygiene is another culprit which can cause bad breath. No matter what the cause, there are easy treatments to [Read more …]


Pregnancy and Oral Health

Expecting a baby is an exciting time in a woman’s life. With it comes many changes in your body and emotions. One often overlooked aspect of pregnancy is how it may affect your oral health. Taking care of your teeth and gums is important during pregnancy. Watch out for dry mouth or bleeding gums. If [Read more …]


Teeth Cleaning Keeps Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

When you think of getting your teeth cleaned, you may just be considering how white and shiny they will be after the cleaning. While the primary goal of teeth whitening is cosmetic, teeth cleaning removes plaque and tartar which can cause serious oral health conditions. But there are more benefits to regular tooth cleanings besides [Read more …]


Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth

If you experience pain or sensitivity from hot or cold foods and drinks, you’re not alone. Sensitive teeth are one of the most common complaints we hear from our patients. Sensitive teeth may be caused by many things; medication, a fractured tooth, worn fillings, or an exposed root can all be the cause. You don’t [Read more …]


Teeth Cleaning Keeps Your Teeth and Gums Healthy

When you think of getting your teeth cleaned, you may just be considering how white and shiny they will be after the cleaning. While the primary goal of teeth whitening is cosmetic, teeth cleaning removes plaque and tartar which can cause serious oral health conditions. But there are more benefits to regular tooth cleanings besides [Read more …]


Treatment Options for Sensitive Teeth

If you experience pain or sensitivity from hot or cold foods and drinks, you’re not alone. Sensitive teeth are one of the most common complaints we hear from our patients. Sensitive teeth may be caused by many things; medication, a fractured tooth, worn fillings, or an exposed root can all be the cause. You don’t [Read more …]


What is Plaque?

Plaque forms in everyone’s mouth. It is a colorless, sticky film of bacteria which forms along the gum line and on teeth. This bacteria can cause gum disease and cavities. If not removed plaque hardens and attaches below the gum line and to your teeth. This substance is known as tartar. Understanding what plaque is [Read more …]


Tips to Prevent Bad Breath

Bad breath can happen to anyone. Foods you eat, alcohol, and smoking can all make your breath less than fresh and sweet. Bad breath can be embarrassing, but there are easy ways to prevent bad breath. First and foremost, good oral hygiene can prevent bad breath. Many times, bad breath is caused by a breakdown [Read more …]


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