Your Favorite Drink May Be Damaging Your Fillings & Crowns

Your dental crowns and fillings may be at risk for damage from an unexpected culprit: your favorite beverage.

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Foods With Hidden Sugar

While you may think that good dental health starts at home with proper brushing and flossing habits, where it really starts is with a healthy diet. With superfoods and gluten sensitivities, people seem to be more aware of what's in their food lately.

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Dental X-Rays & Radiation Exposure

Many patients have expressed concerns about the amount of radiation exposure caused by dental x-rays. We want to set the record straight about this very important diagnostic tool and what it means for your health.

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Health Consequences of Crooked Teeth

Getting crooked teeth or a bad bite fixed isn't just about vanity. A less-than-perfect smile can put you at risk for both dental and overall health issues. Getting your teeth straightened can benefit more than just your appearance!

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Can You Name 5 Types of Dental Floss?

As dental professionals, we may get a little bit more excited about dental hygiene products that our patients, but the truth is that everyone should pay close attention when choosing which dental products to buy. Which toothbrush or toothpaste is best for you depends on your unique dental…

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What Causes Gum Recession

You may have heard of receding gums, but still need to know how to prevent it and what causes it. Many people first notice gum recession when their teeth start looking longer than they used to.

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How Your Teeth Got Their Names

When you visit the dentist, especially if you're getting work done, such as a dental crown, you may hear dentists talking in a strange combination of names and numbers when describing locations in your mouth.

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How Effective Is Whitening Toothpaste?

The number of teeth whitening options available to patients just seems to grow and grow. With so many products and treatments available, it’s hard to know which are the most effective.

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How Braces Work

Braces are such a common treatment, we take it for granted that everyone knows how they work. However, we've realized that it may not be that obvious how this clever system of brackets and wires results in a straighter smile and a healthier bite alignment.

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Top Dental Concerns for Seniors

While the basics of dental hygiene are the same at every age—brushing, flossing & healthy eating habits—risks and concerns for older adults are different than younger adults and kids.

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