Reasons Dental Checkups Are Needed Twice A Year

 Patients often wonder why they need to go to 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 biannual appointments are needed to remove any tartar or calculus that has accumulated over the last six months. You could be the […]

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 Teeth Whitening Products You See Online

Online options are cheap, but as with most things in life, you get what you pay for.  Buying cheap bleach products from non-professionals sites online could lead to gastrointestinal damage and burns in your mouth. It is important to remember that only professional teeth whitening will give you long lasting brightening results. What Is Wrong […]

Why Does My Dentist Make Me Sign All This Paperwork?

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 […]

How To Prevent Thrush While Wearing 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 […]

Recently Had A Tooth Removed? We Will Tell You How To Prevent Dry Socket!

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After a tooth is extracted, especially wisdom teeth, some people might experience a condition referred to as “dry socket”. Dry socket is a painful condition that is many times worse than the extraction. Thankfully it can be treated, but it is best if you can prevent it to begin with. What is Dry Socket? A […]

Different Types Of Dental Cleanings

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There are different types of teeth cleaning procedures, and the type your dentist is likely to utilize relies heavily upon your specific oral care needs. For example, someone who hasn’t been to the dentist might require a deeper cleaning versus someone who goes to biannual hygiene appointments. Prophylaxis Cleaning A Prophylaxis cleaning procedure is used […]

Have You Discovered The Benefits Of The Proxabrush Yet?


Have you discovered the benefits of the Proxabrush yet? They are incredibly useful for cleaning the spaces between your teeth and sometimes easier to use than floss. What Is a Proxabrush? The Proxabrush is one of the most effective interproximal cleaners that are available for home use.hese brush heads are great for reaching areas were […]

How Do X-Rays See Inside Your Mouth?

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Dental X-Rays are  pictures of the teeth, bones, and soft tissues around them to help find problems not visible to the naked eye. Your Dental X-Ray Can Tell Us If You Have: Dental X-rays may also be done as follow-up after dental treatments. Types Of X-Rays: These X-rays show the upper and lower back teeth […]