Braces Crash Course- Everything You Need To Know:

Before you commit to braces, make sure you are ready! Below are some tips to keep in mind during your braces journey. 1. Prepare Yourself Mentally Braces are a commitment that need to be taken seriously. Talk to your dentist about what to expect. Once the brackets are on, what you do next will determine […]

Flossing Has Many Health Benefits You Don’t Know About

Flossing Has Many Health Benefits You Don't Know About

Most people know how important it is to brush your teeth, but a lot of people don’t bother with flossing. What a lot of people don’t know is that there are a lot of health benefits to flossing your teeth. Brushing vs. Flossing Brushing cleans the surface of your teeth. You need to floss in order to […]

Happy Tooth-day! Let’s talk about Teeth Whitening.

It is a known fact that one of the first things people see when you look at them is your smile, and that smile can help you more than you think. Some studies suggest that your smile is indicative of how successful you will be in your professional career; if people see a healthy smile […]

Can Dental Fillings Fall Out & What to Do

Dental fillings are one of the most common procedures that general dentists do nowadays. It does not take a long time to remove the decay and replace it with composite, resin material. A bonding agent is applied that makes the tooth combine with the material, and it is almost as strong as the tooth itself. […]

Reasons Dental Checkups are Needed Twice a Year

 Patients always wonder why they need to get a deep cleaning at their dentist’s office twice a year. Often, dentists hear the phrase: “isn’t just once a year fine?” The truth of the matter is that six months appointments are needed to remove any tartar or calculus that has accumulated over the last six months. […]

Going to the Dentist… IT’S LIKE PULLING TEETH!

The Fear You Didn’t Know You Had… Isn’t it something how people are deathly afraid of going to the dentist?  It doesn’t matter why they are going…they are paralyzed in fear! So why is that? Childhood memories? The trauma of being injected and worked on while awake?  OR…the cost of the treatment plan!!! All joking […]

The truth about the teeth whitening products you see online.

Why professional teeth whitening is your best option? Online options are cheap, but as with most things in life, you get what you pay for.  It is important to remember that only dental bleach will WHITEN your teeth. However, buying cheap bleach products from non-professionals sites online could lead to gastrointestinal damage and burns in […]

Why do my dentist makes me sign all this paperwork?

Steps of tx

Patients and dental professionals may sometimes have different expectations as to the outcome of treatment.A key step is to make sure that the patient has realistic outcomes regarding the treatment having an open and honest conversation. Why should I sign a consent or treatment plan? Usually after you have your initial visit, if you need […]

How to prevent thrush while wearing dentures?

Dentures

Denture wearers who develop stomatitis, or mild inflammation of the oral membrane, have thrush in about 90% of cases. It’s normal to have small amounts of candida in your mouth. But when there’s an imbalance, the candida can grow out of control, resulting in a fungal infection. Stomatitis caused by candida is also commonly referred […]