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Impress Your Friends With Dental Trivia

MOST PEOPLE OUTSIDE of teeth-related professions probably only think about their teeth when something’s wrong, like when there’s something stuck between them in the middle of a date, they’re sore from a toothache, or they’re stained after drinking coffee or juice. That’s why we thought our patients would appreciate an opportunity to think about teeth in…

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Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?

SO, YOU WANT TO whiten your teeth. You’re not alone! In fact, when the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked what people would most like to improve about their smile, the most common response was whiter teeth. There Are Several Teeth Whitening Options With so many teeth whitening products on the market, you may be left…

Time’s Running Out On Insurance Benefits!

ANOTHER YEAR IS COMING to a close, and that means another year of insurance benefits is about to expire. If you haven’t taken advantage of your dental insurance yet, that’s okay, but the year is almost over, so the time to use them is now. To help you prepare, we’ve put together some information about how…

Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food of the harmful bacteria living…

Broccoli Benefits For Your Teeth

Broccoli has so many benefits, including for your teeth.  You may find it hard to believe, but broccoli can even help whiten your teeth.  That’s because broccoli has natural minerals that when eaten raw can break apart the plaque in your teeth and brighten your smile. This amazing food also helps strengthen your teeth and…

Go Green: Making Your Dental Routine Eco-Friendly

Going green is not limited to Earthy Day.  Helping conserve the earth’s resources should be a part of every activity. It’s not just about driving less, eating more local foods and turning off the lights when you leave a room, but it also involves your dental health practices too. Many of our dental habits are part…

Don’t Let Spring, Break Your Teeth!

Let’s face it, kids aren’t the only one who enjoy Easter candy each spring.  Jelly belly, chocolate bunnies, and peeps are just some of the treats blooming in their baskets.  After Halloween, Easter is the most popular holiday for candy sales.  This year, 87% of Americans plan to indulge in Easter candy.  While we love…

Defend Against Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is more than annoying, it can be cause for concern.  Persistent dry mouth can affect your speech, your ability to swallow and even your dental health.   Those suffering with dry mouth may experience a constant sore throat, a burning sensation in their throat, difficulty speaking or swallowing, hoarseness, a raw red tongue, bad…

Brushing Up: How to Select A Toothbrush

With so many toothbrushes on the market, it may be confusing on which is the best type of toothbrush to choose.  The average american will spend more than 1,000 hours brushing their teeth making this a very important topic.  Here are some guidelines for you to consider when buying your next toothbrush: The softer the…

Show love to your smile

Show Some Love To Your Smile This Valentines

Flowers fade, candy becomes stale but your smile should last forever.  After all, when you have a smile that you love you are more confident and happier.   Your semi-annual visit to the dentist is only a small gesture to show your love a little TLC.  Take time this Valentines season, and really every day, to…