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We’ve reopened in accordance with CDC, O.S.H.A., and State Dental Board guidelines to responsibly resume seeing our patients for regular dental appointments and treatment. We want to assure you of the measures we take to maintain a clean and safe environment so you can continue to receive needed dental care without fear or concern.
What you feed your child can affect their teeth as much as it impacts their health. Discover some savvy ways to give kids tooth-friendly foods and protect their dental health. Slack on the Snacks Did you know that every time your child eats, it feeds the bacteria in their mouth and increases their risk of tooth decay? That’s why cutting…Continue reading
Dental problems can happen to anyone, but they can be very scary when they happen to your child. To see which dental disasters require emergency treatment, use this handy guide. A Cracked or Broken Tooth When your child comes to you with a cracked or broken tooth, you may not know what to do. If the tooth is badly damaged…Continue reading
Do you have questions about dental implants? Get the answers you need to see if the treatment suits your smile. What are dental implants? They are tiny titanium posts, which are embedded into the jawbone to support a crown, bridge, or denture. Once these tooth implants bond to the bone, a connector called an abutment is attached to the implant…Continue reading
Have you heard about the rising risk of dental problems among people with diabetes? Find out what you need to know. Why Diabetes and Periodontal Disease are Cause for Concern Dentists are so alarmed about diabetes and teeth because research has shown that diabetes can affect your dental health. Apparently, having high blood sugar raises your risk for many dental…Continue reading
General dentistry professionals usually recommend scheduling routine dental exams and professional dental cleanings twice each year. If you have a history of periodontal problems, a weak immune system, or diseases like diabetes, you may need to see your dentist more often. The earlier dental decay and gum disease is discovered, the more easily it can be treated. Your twice-yearly exam…Continue reading
If you’re a caregiver for an aging adult who wears dental dentures, you know how affordable quality dentures can make life easier as one transitions into the golden years. Dentures can have a significant effect on overall health. For example, ill-fitting dentures may cause seniors to avoid eating meat, which can result in a protein deficiency. Making sure that dentures…Continue reading
Does the thought of seeing your dentist give you nightmares about being strapped to a giant chair while your mouth is tortured by sharp instruments and whiny drills? If so, you have dental anxiety, and you’re not alone. It affects millions of people all over the world. Baby boomers are especially prone to dental fear because they didn’t have the…Continue reading
Face it, a great smile is great for your image. Straight, attractive teeth and good dental care make you feel good about yourself, but they also make others feel good about you. And it’s not just a matter a vanity, it’s the result of research. According to a survey of more than 1,000 Americans conducted by Kelton Research, people with…Continue reading
Did you know that gum disease is a common condition that is caused by deficient dental hygiene? And while many people think that gum disease is just another name for periodontal disease, they are really different conditions though they share many similarities. Distinction between Gum Disease and Periodontal Disease Gum disease directly strikes the gums surrounding the teeth. If left…Continue reading
Get a taste of how your daily diet can affect the look of your smile. Dentists say that the foods and drinks you choose are just as important to your dental health as regular brushing and flossing. Learn what you should eat to keep your teeth their best and brightest. Come Out of the Dark about the Foods that Prevent…Continue reading