What Is Thrush?

Many dental patients have never heard of the common fungal infection known as thrush. Once you know what to look for and what to do if you think you may have oral thrush, you will be in a much stronger position to prevent it or get it treated promptly. What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Thrush? How Is It … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Prevent Plaque That Will Help Improve Your Oral Health

Some say that the only two constants in this world are death and taxes, but many dentists might argue that dental plaque comes in a close third. Plaque is that thin film of bacteria that is formed after you eat certain foods. Truly a villain in terms of oral health, if left untreated plaque forms hardened deposits … [Read more...]

How to Treat a Toothache at Home

Tooth pain can strike at any time – not just during your dentist’s office hours – and can have a variety of causes, including tooth decay, a broken or chipped tooth, or an abscess or infection. If you can’t get to a dentist right away to have them treat the cause of your toothache, you may want to take some steps at … [Read more...]

Are You Ready to Enhance Your Smile?

As the year end approaches, many people ponder what goals to set for next year. If improving your smile through cosmetic dentistry is one of your aspirations, perhaps the most important question you can ask yourself is, “What do I hope to gain from enhancing my smile?” There are plenty of reasons to improve the … [Read more...]

How Fluoride Benefits Adults and Children

A few years ago, the American Dental Association (ADA) made headlines by advising parents to use a tiny amount of fluoride toothpaste to clean children’s teeth as soon as the first primary tooth fully erupts. The ADA took this step after dentists reported a sharp rise in the number of young children arriving for … [Read more...]

What We’re Thankful For

As many Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving this week, the focus is on the holiday’s association with gratitude. Cultivating feelings of gratitude and thankfulness have been documented to confer a host of benefits – ranging from better sleep to increased patience to more successful romantic … [Read more...]