What Does It Mean to Be a Dental Hygienist?

When you go to the dentist, you interact with a lot of different people in the office, but you’ll probably end up spending the most time with a dental hygienist. A dental hygienist is the person who cleans & polishes your teeth, applies fluoride treatments, takes x-rays & updates the…

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How Sensitive Toothpaste Works

If you’ve noticed your teeth hurt when you eat hot, cold or sweet foods, you probably have sensitive teeth. Sensitivity can have lots of causes, but no matter what’s creating it, using sensitive toothpaste can help you get back to enjoying the foods & drinks you love!

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How to Choose an Electric Toothbrush

We all know that brushing your teeth is essential for good oral hygiene, but there are so many different kinds of toothbrushes out there, it can be hard to choose one! While manual toothbrushes work just fine, many people are choosing to use electric or powered toothbrushes because they can help…

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How To Choose A Dentist

Choosing the right dentist for you & your family can be a daunting task, particularly if you’re new to an area. You want to build a long-term, trusted partnership with your practitioner so it’s worth doing a little research so that you make the right match. 

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Acid Reflux? Your Dentist May Know it Before You Do

Acid Reflux is a common ailment caused by stomach acid flowing up out of the stomach and into the esophagus. This backwash, or acid reflux, can irritate the lining of your esophagus and cause temporary discomfort in the chest and the back of the throat. If this happens multiple times a week, it…

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What Goes Into Your Dentist’s Degree and License?

It could take more than eight years of education to earn a DDS or DMD degree and dental license. But that’s a good thing, because that extended education is how you know you can trust your dentist to help you keep a healthy smile.

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Types of Dental Bridges

There are many ways to replace missing teeth & restore your smile, & bridges are a good permanent solution. They can replace one or more missing teeth, including molars, & cannot be removed, unlike dentures.

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Before & After Series: Bonded Veneers

Before & After Series: Bonded Veneers As a cosmetic dentist, it is our job to show our patients the impact of the simplest modification can make to their smile. For this patient, Dr. Benjamin was able to do a 'test run' with a temporary bonded veneer just to show the possibilities that can be…

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Emergency Dental Procedures List

COVID-19/Emergency Dental Procedures List Marina Tooth Fairy Dental Emergency Dental Procedures List

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How Often Do You Need to See a Dentist?

Some say once a year, some say twice a year. The real answer to how many dentist appointments you need is not what you might expect!

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