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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…

Reasons To Smile In The New Year

Your smile communicates a lot about you.  Smiles are contagious and like laughter, smiling provides countless mental, physical, social and emotional benefits.  Plus, it is easier to smile than frown. While we can give you many reasons to smile, we wanted to highlight you four solid reasons to smile in the New Year and continue...

Resolve To Make A Healthier You In 2018

While you are resolving to improve to make a healthier “new you” don’t forget to include your mouth.  A healthy body is intricately entwined with oral health and our healthy habits will improve your overall wellness.  Consider our top 5 tips for a healthier mouth in the new year. Skip The Sugar: When sugar gets…

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

“All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth” maybe a catchy Christmas song but it can also be a source of shame and embarrassment to the millions of Americans who are missing one or more teeth. Those who are missing teeth report lower rates of self-esteem, higher levels of depression, challenges advancing their…

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Pregnancy: The Tooth About Dental Health While Expecting

Pregnancy is an exciting time for a growing family. If this is your first time being pregnant you may experience a myriad of symptoms because pregnancy effects literally every aspect of a woman’s body due to increased hormones, including your mouth and gums. Taking care of your teeth during these nine months is important. We…

Thanksgiving Tips Your Teeth With Thank You

For most Americans, Thanksgiving = food and we eat more than any other day of the year.  We want you to continue to be thankful for good dental health so we’ve complied some tips to get keep your teeth and gums smiling this Thanksgiving: Have a Game Plan: Before you arrive, decide which 1-2 Thanksgiving…

Dentist Approved Tricks For Eating Halloween Candy

Sugary Halloween candies can play tricks on your teeth, even the smaller fun size pieces.  When sugar gets trapped on your teeth, the natural bacteria in your mouth feeds on sugar and breaks down the enamel on your teeth. The longer sugar lingers on your teeth the more likely damage can occur. Not all candy…

Does Charcoal Actually Whiten Your Teeth?

This isn’t a Halloween related trick or treat.  If you haven’t heard, brushing your teeth with charcoal is all the rage. Celebrities swear brushing your teeth with charcoal will make your teeth whiter and copy cats are showing up on social media. If your not familiar with the fad, people are brushing their teeth with…

You Can’t Afford Not To Visit The Dentist

Your mouth is kept incredibly busy.  Every day you eat, breathe, and speak so it’s important to invest time and money to keep your teeth and gums healthy.  Visiting the dentist may seem like an unneeded hassle, but really, you cannot afford to visit the dentist on a regular basis.  Here’s why: You Save Money:…

Guard Your Teeth From Injuries

Each year over 5 million teeth are lost by people playing sports.  This issue isn’t limited to youth playing contact sports; athletes of all ages are affected.  It’s often the older athletes who have more random dental injuries such as falling off a bike or tripping and hitting their face.  The majority of these cases…