Facts And Myths About Flossing

Flossing teeth sounds like it should come easily, given that we’ve all heard from childhood how important it is. More than one in every two adults suffer from gum disease, though, which is influenced by how often one flosses. Clearly there is a disconnect between knowing one needs to floss and actually flossing every … [Read more...]

How Dental Fillings Have Changed

If you’ve gotten a dental filling sometime during your life, you’re not alone. More than 92 percent of Americans have experienced tooth decay, and the most common treatment for the cavities decay leaves behind is a dental filling. However, your options if you need a filling today are far more varied than they were … [Read more...]

It’s National Women’s Health Week (May 12–18) – 3 Things You Can Do to Do Improve Your Oral Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Women’s Health is celebrating its annual National Women’s Health Week May 12-18, 2019. The event aims to encourage women to take steps to protect and improve their physical and mental health. One key focus is oral health. Proper care of teeth and gums means … [Read more...]

Top 5 Threats to Your Dental Health

The consequences of ignoring of your dental health can be serious: tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and significant appearance issues. The good news is that you have a great deal of control over your dental health, and you can start to improve it immediately. Learn the five top threats to your long-term … [Read more...]

Am I A Good Candidate For Dental Veneers?

Not many problems in life are solved with “one size fits all” approaches. Dental veneers are an excellent choice for minor challenges with the shape, shade, or rotation of your teeth, but they are not right for every patient. Applying dental veneers requires your dentist to remove a thin layer of tooth surface to bond … [Read more...]

3 Myths About Root Canals

It can be upsetting to hear that your injured or infected tooth needs a root canal. Perhaps you recall an older relative discussing difficulties with their root canal, or have heard similar rumors about them. Today’s root canals, whether performed by a general dentist or an endodontist, are safe and effective and … [Read more...]