10 Tips for a Happy Mouth in 2016

Healthy Resolutions for a Brighter Smile Failure to keep New Year’s resolutions is so commonplace these days that it has become an easy punch line for many jokes. Studies have found only eight percent of people actually keep their resolutions annually. But resolving to improve your dental health and actually making good on that resolution…

Dentists are Disease Detectives

Your Oral Health Speaks Volumes About Your Body Your mouth performs a range of important daily activities including eating, drinking, talking and smiling. But did you know that your mouth can also provide clues to other diseases? Dentists can act as disease detectives by simply examining your mouth, head, and neck for signs and symptoms…

Holiday Oral Health Tips for Kids

Child-Friendly Pointers On Opening Presents, Eating Sweets and Holiday Travel It’s not easy keeping kid’s mouth healthy during the holidays. Chances are good that visions of cookies, desserts and candy canes may be dancing in your children’s heads this holiday season. There are ways to keep your kids’ teeth and gums in shape and to…

Six Smile-Friendly Stocking Stuffers

‘Tis the Season for Mouth Healthy Gifts! Stockings are the perfect opportunity to sneak in that practical gift for a child or teenager and even impress your partner or friend with something thoughtful that lasts long after the Christmas tree comes down. Besides, what better way to feel great about stuffing candy canes and chocolate…

Chew On This

Good Nutrition = Good Oral Health Research shows that healthy teeth and good oral health are directly linked to what you eat and drink on a daily basis. Take this nutrition quiz and see how many you can get correct and more importantly, how many you have integrated into your daily life. 1.How many servings…

Can Chewing Gum Prevent Cavities?

The Stick You Pick Can Either Harm or Help Your Teeth Chewing gum in various forms has been around since ancient times. The Greeks chewed sap from the mastic tree, called mastiche. On the other side of the world, the ancient Mayans favored the sap of the sapodilla tree (called tsiclte). Native Americans chewed spruce…

9 Common Procedures to Fix Your Smile

Restore, Repair or Replace: Options for a Great Grin With the rise of cosmetic dentistry, people of all ages have been able to have the perfect smile. There are plenty of options to choose from you can manipulate the shape of your teeth, whiten them, close the gaps between them, remove cavities and plaques, and more. Keep on reading…

Are Dental Veneers A Good Choice?

An Easy, Inexpensive Way to Fix Flawed Teeth. Veneers are ultra-thin shells of ceramic (porcelain) or a composite resin material, which are bonded to the front of your teeth. This procedure requires little or no anesthesia and can be the ideal choice for improving the appearance of the front teeth. Veneers are placed to mask…

Correcting Common Tooth Spacing Issues

  A Great Smile Can Boost Your Confidence and Change Your Life Do you keep your lips together when you smile or have a tendency to cover your mouth when you laugh because your teeth are less than perfect? Maybe you’ve always secretly admired the way that your friends, family, and even strangers smile. You…