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Make “Better Oral Health” a New Year’s Resolution

Most often we hear “lose weight,” “go to the gym,” or “stop smoking” as common New Year's resolutions.  While those are all great decisions, don’t forget to add “better dental hygiene” to the list of habits to start in 2018.  You probably don’t even have to work very hard to accomplish these things! Here are some things that you can... read more »

Keeping Cavities Away During the Holidays

The holiday season is here and with that comes the time to partake in favorite traditions, pastimes, and parties - many of which involve festive goodies, sweet drinks, and oh-so-yummy treats. Over-indulging in too many sugary snacks can put you at risk for tooth decay - but that shouldn’t stop you from enjoying a few more treats than you normally... read more »

The Tooth Brushing Habits That Can Do More Harm Than Good

If you want a strong, healthy, and even beautiful smile, then you need to have a proper and effective tooth brushing routine. Unfortunately, there are habits you can pick up that can alter the condition of your teeth and gums and even mess with the health of your smile. It’s very important to avoid those habits as much as possible.... read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Anxiety

Have you ever been afraid of visiting your dentist or nervous about the thought of coming in for an oral health care procedure? If so, you may suffer from what is known as dental anxiety. Dental anxiety refers to stresses or concerns with visiting your dentist. Dental anxiety can range from fear associated with noises, unknown treatments, or even the... read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Bad Breath

Are you displaying signs of halitosis, also referred to as bad breath? If so, treatment for the condition depends on what is causing it. Bad breath is often caused by bacteria, oral health ailments, or even underlying conditions deep within your body. Speak with your healthcare professional to determine the root cause of your bad breath. Is your bad breath... read more »

Remove the Color from Your Teeth with a Whitening Treatment

Are your teeth in need of a cosmetic upgrade due to discolorations or stains? If, so the best way to remove the color from your teeth is with a whitening treatment. Teeth whitening treatments can come in all varieties, with products ranging from professional quality at our dentist office down to your everyday over-the-counter products from a store. The two... read more »