The Do’s and Don’ts Of The White Diet

ZOOM Teeth Whitening is a professional service that administers a hydrogen peroxide based gel onto the surface of your teeth. The gel is activated with a light to penetrate and remove staining. The period following immediately after your appointment, is the most crucial. The reason being is your teeth are highly sensitive and prone to […]

How To Overcome Negative Effects Of Coffee

Roughly, 64% of Americans drink coffee and on average 3.1 cups of coffee are consumed in one day. Despite these satisfying sips of caffeine, coffee can and will cause adverse effects if you are not careful. Can Coffee Cause Decay? YES! Be aware if you have a sweet tooth. Excess sugar in your coffee has […]

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 […]

The Never Ending Debate: Are Electric Toothbrushes Better Than Manual?

Plaque is a sticky film that will cause tooth decay and disease without removal. The best way to prevent plaque buildup has been debated for years. Some people are team electric while others are team manual… The Pros of Electric Toothbrushes: Timed brushing cycles to ensure you are brushing for the right time. Some light […]

The Hidden Treasures Found In Dental X-rays!

Many people are at fault for running straight to Google and filling the search bar with their symptoms. It is important NOT to self-diagnose at home because the results can be misleading and inaccurate. Instead, book an appointment with your dentist! A proper oral exam with X-rays at the dentist can unearth the real problem. […]

The SCARY Truth about Charcoal Toothpaste- What You Need To Know:

What is Charcoal Toothpaste and Why is it Popular? Charcoal toothpaste has become a widely popular dental hygiene trend and is picking up momentum across social media. However, before you jump on this bandwagon learn all the secrets hidden in this health fad. The product is composed of finely ground substances such as shells, wood, […]

Yes… You Need To Wear Your Retainer After Braces!

What Is an Essix Retainer? Retainers are dental aftercare products typically worn after braces or tooth alignment treatments. They are custom made to the patient so the appliance fits their bite perfectly. Materials such as plastic or acrylic are used to give your retainer a translucent barely there appearance. Why you should Wear Your Retainer? […]

Tooth Loss – think again: the truth about grinding

teeth grinding

Many of us grind our teeth without even realizing it until it is too late. By this time patients have severe wear and tear on their teeth. An example of long-term effects of grinding is presented below from one of our patients. You can see that the teeth have turned into small stumps giving an […]

Time to “brush up” on your tooth brush knowledge

hard vs soft tooth brush

Selecting a toothbrush at the oral care aisle at the drugstore might seem as an impossible task. So many options… 😕 What kind should you get? Are they all the same? The reality is not all brushes are created equal. Only brushes that are listed as having soft or extra soft bristles should be used […]