Why Are My Teeth So Sensitive?

Most people can appreciate a friend who is kind and emotionally sensitive, but your teeth need to be tough to be healthy. If you feel pain in your teeth after consuming hot or cold drinks or foods, or when cold air hits your mouth, it’s important to have your dentist determine the cause of your sensitive teeth. What … [Read more...]

What Is The Link Between Medications And Cavities?

Prescription medications bring relief and healing for many ailments, but some medicines cause dry mouth, a condition that can increase your chances of cavities and gum disease. More than 600 prescription and over-the-counter medications are linked to dry mouth. People suffering dry mouth become more vulnerable to … [Read more...]

Do I Really Need A Deep Teeth Cleaning?

If you haven’t had a dental checkup recently, or you have gum disease that’s progressed past the earliest state (gingivitis), your dentist may recommend deep a teeth cleaning procedure known as scaling and root planing. You may wonder why you need this procedure if you are not experiencing pain in your teeth or … [Read more...]

The Differences Between In-Office and At-Home Teeth Whitening

Most people respond positively to a bright smile. If your teeth in the “smile zone” have been darkened by staining food or drinks, tobacco use, or other factors, getting a teeth whitening treatment can provide a boost to your self-confidence. Another plus to teeth whitening is that there are several ways to achieve … [Read more...]

Dental Veneers Have Improved Over Time

For nearly a century, porcelain dental veneers have been a cost-effective way to correct minor imperfections in the shape, shade, or rotation of your teeth. Current materials and techniques make the procedure quick and comfortable. Like many other types of dental restorations, veneers evolved in quality and … [Read more...]

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...]