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4 Simple Ways To Get Your Braces Off Faster

Braces are the best and simplest way to get your teeth straight, but that doesn’t mean that you don’t want them off as quickly as possible.  In fact, the number one question patients ask us is how can they get their braces off sooner?  For braces to be effective it typically takes a couple months…

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Transform Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Your smile is one of your most important features!  A winning smile can help influence a potential job, a date, and perhaps even a business deals.  If you have stained, broken, or uneven teeth cosmetic dentistry can help transform your smile. Cosmetic dentistry is different than orthodontics or general dentistry because it improves the overall…

Sweet Sugar-Free Recipes This Summer

Nothing tastes better than a cool, sweet treat during the hot summer months. Most desserts and snacks are loaded with sugar which can damage your teeth. Luckily, we have our favorite tasty sugar-free treats for you to test out this summer. Choco-Peanut Butter Bowl ½ cup lowfat cottage cheese 1 tbsp flax meal 1 tbsp...
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Calm Your Fears With Sedation Dentistry

If you dread the dentist, you’re not alone.  Fear of visiting the dentistry ranks as American’s top fears, up there with public speaking and snakes.  Many would rather endure the pain of a toothache than seek treatment.  Don’t suffer any longer; use sedation dentistry to treat your fear and anxiety of visiting the dentist.  Dental…

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How Dental Crown Works

When your dentist recommends a crown procedure, don’t be alarmed, it is a routine procedure used to save your tooth.  In simple terms, a crown is like a cap that is placed over the tooth and the procedure is done if your tooth is weak, broken or cracked and needs to be held together, to…

Healthy and Delicious Foods To Eat After You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is a painful topic.  It is often hard  but these soft yet nutritious foods can soothe your teeth and gums while taking care of your hunger. Smoothies: Smoothies can be a breakfast, lunch, or dinner meal replacement.  Foods like spinach, kale, berries, and almonds give the drink extra flavor and…

Missing Teeth May Increase Dementia

NEW STUDIES have found that missing teeth may increase the risk of developing dementia.  In older adults, there is a direct correlation between the number of missing teeth a person has the more likely a person is to develop dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.  A five year study by following 1,500 senior citizens in Japan concluded:…

What if an object gets stuck in your teeth

Whether that annoying piece of spinach or that kernel of popcorn, we’ve all had food get stuck between our teeth. Watch this video to find out what you should do if you ever get something stuck in between your teeth!

Investing In Your Smile: Simple Tips to Keep Your Smile Vibrant All Year Long

Beauty is big business.  Each year, Americans spend over $56 billion dollars in cosmetic sales, $45 billion on haircuts and hair care products and an additional $1.4 billion dollars on teeth whitening products.   Despite Americans obsession with appearance, nearly 40% of Americans neglect their most beautiful feature, their smile.  According to the Center for Disease…

World Oral Health Day 2017

Live Mouth Smart

  World Oral Health Day (March 20th) may not be a regular celebration on your calendar which is why we thought we would draw your attention to this important issue.  Each year, people across the globe celebrate the importance of keeping your mouth healthy and this year’s theme is “Live Mouth Smart.” Live Mouth Smart…