What Is the American Dental Association Seal of Acceptance?

You have heard that it is recommended to brush your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes each time, and to floss once a day. But who makes those recommendations? There is an organization called the American Dental Association, or ADA, that puts out those recommendations. The ADA is very helpful for many reasons, including… Read more »

Prepare Your Child’s Smile for Vacation by Using Our Tips

Your vacation is supposed to be a time of relaxation and adventure. Now imagine your child experiencing a dental issue or even a dental emergency. That doesn’t sound very fun, does it? Fortunately, you can prevent this by helping your child have a strong and healthy smile before you leave for vacation. You can do… Read more »

A Complete Set of Dentures Can Replace the Basic Function and Appearance of Your Missing Teeth

If you have struggled with poor oral hygiene in the past, then your teeth and gums are at increased risk of suffering from cavities and periodontal disease. Without professional treatment these two oral health conditions can result in the loss of multiple teeth. Even if you have several teeth remaining, severe periodontal disease could have… Read more »

What to do for Dental Emergencies

Accidents and emergencies are facts of life. At some time in our lives, we’ve all been to the emergency room at the hospital. But there can also be dental emergencies, just like there are other health emergencies. Do you know what to do in such an emergency? Here are some tips that you can use… Read more »

Chewing Gum: Good or Bad?

Is chewing gum good for your teeth? Studies have shown that chewing sugar-free gum for about 20 minutes after eating may help prevent cavities. How is this possible?   Saliva is your body’s first defense against cavities. Chewing sugar-free gum stimulates saliva production, allowing it to wash away the sugars and food particles left in… Read more »

What are the Signs of a Cavity

Had you heard that there are a number of things you should do if you’re hoping to protect your oral health? For instance, you might know that you’ll need to brush, floss, and visit our team regularly.  We usually suggest scheduling two appointments with us each year. During these appointments, we might spot issues you… Read more »

Tips on Keeping a Strong and Healthy Smile While You’re Active

Did you know your smile could be in danger while you play sports and activities? Well, it’s true. This means you need to keep your smile in mind while you are active. This will help you maintain the top-notch oral health and smile you deserve. To help you take good care of your teeth and… Read more »

The Tools You Need to Achieve a Strong and Healthy Smile

Do you ever wonder what it takes to achieve a strong and healthy smile? If so, you’re already on the pathway to success. However, our dental team would like to help you reach your smile goal by giving you the information you need. In order to have a strong and healthy smile, you need to… Read more »

How to Spend This New Year with a New Smile

What better time to work toward your perfect smile than the beginning of a new year, right? Right! If you wish you had a more beautiful and attractive smile, now is the time to take the first step in your smile transformation. Here are some things our dental team recommends doing: Take advantage of teeth… Read more »

Regular Cleaning vs Periodontal Maintenance

Patients often ask why they are having “Periodontal Maintenance” when all they want is to have their teeth cleaned. If your dentist or hygienist has recommended that you be scheduled for Periodontal Maintenance, or if you have noticed that there is a difference in billing for these procedures, here is a brief explanation:Prophylaxis, or Regular… Read more »