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Here's How You Can Help Prevent Gingivitis May 13th, 2020

One in 3 Americans has gingivitis, but that doesn’t mean gingivitis is inevitable.  Some historical findings suggest that the adoption of farming 10,000 years ago, with the introduction of barley and wheat, may have contributed to gum inflammation. Starches in grains tend to tip the balance toward bad bacteria in...

5 Brushing Habits You Should Pick Up Apr 27th, 2020

Estimates show that 91% of American adults have cavities and dental issues that they could easily prevent with a toothbrush and a pea-size amount of toothpaste. But most Americans do brush, so why do so many of them suffer from dental issues? The answer is simple: Brushing twice a day...

It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea Mar 12th, 2020

Snoring can be downright annoying, but it can also contribute to the development of many chronic illnesses. Sleep apnea is a condition in which your airways collapse and oxygen fails to reach your lungs, leading to short episodes of oxygen deprivation. Common causes of apnea include: Being overweight Suffering from...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Feb 11th, 2020

Dental veneers can correct lots of cosmetic issues, such as gaps, stains, cracks, uneven spacing, and worn teeth. In fact, the classic Hollywood smile is largely attributed to veneers. But perfect-looking teeth aren’t the only reason why veneers are so popular. In fact, for many of our patients, porcelain veneers...

Dental Anxiety Remedies: Learn About our Sedation Options Jan 1st, 2020

Up to 80% of Americans experience some dental anxiety, and between 30 and 40 million of them avoid seeing the dentist because of it. While some anxiety about the dentist’s chair is natural, when it prevents you from getting the care you need, we sit up and take notice. Your...

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening Dec 3rd, 2019

Cosmetic changes have the power to transform the way you look and feel, as well as the way others perceive you. One of the easiest ways to make a quick and impactful change is to whiten your teeth. When your smile is bright and sparkling, you feel better about yourself,...