New Year, New Oral Health Goals

It’s never too early to think about what goals you’ll set for 2020 and how you’ll go about accomplishing those goals. When it comes to oral health, pre-planning is especially important, because only 8 percent of Americans achieve their New Year’s goals. Focusing on your oral health for goal-setting is a great way to … [Read more...]

3 Ways To Fix A Cracked Tooth

The enamel that covers our teeth is the hardest substance in our bodies – even harder than our bones. However, it is not indestructible. Cracks in your teeth can happen for any number of reasons. Whether you have a small crack from biting down on a nut, or your tooth has a crack so deep it is allowing decay and … [Read more...]

What is the Easiest Cosmetic Way to Improve My Smile?

  Today, Americans from all walks of life visit cosmetic dentists to improve the look and function of their smiles. Many of the most popular smile improvements your cosmetic dentist offers are affordable and relatively non-invasive. Your provider can discuss your goals and address your questions during a … [Read more...]

Partial Dentures Explained

If you no longer have a full set of natural teeth, you are not alone. According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth, and 36 million have lost all of their teeth. If you are missing one or more teeth, it’s important to see your dentist to discuss restorations … [Read more...]

How Diabetes Affects Your Oral Health

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. That may sound like an unusual topic for a blog devoted to dental care and cosmetic dentistry to address, but it’s a fact that dentists are often the first health professionals to discover a patient may have diabetes. It is a “whole body” disease, with symptoms that can emerge in … [Read more...]

How Celiac Disease Can Affect Your Oral Health

 Celiac disease, which is related to an autoimmune response to foods containing gluten, can impact people at any age, toddlerhood to post-retirement years. The condition is often thought to only impact the intestinal tract, but it can also cause symptoms such as chronic fatigue and a painful, itchy skin rash. It even … [Read more...]