Dental Implant FAQs

If you’re missing teeth, smiling, eating, and talking can seem like daunting tasks. Replacing missing teeth with dental implants has many benefits for your health and confidence. With proper care and maintenance, your dental implants can last a lifetime! What if my plan doesn’t cover dental implants? Surprisingly, most insurance companies don’t cover the full… Read more »

Electric VS. Manual Toothbrush Showdown

Wonder if those popular, hi-tech electric toothbrushes are really better than regular ones? The truth is, since both types of toothbrushes are designed to be used to promote good oral health, the one you choose to keep your teeth clean will depend on your personal preference. A toothbrush is meant to remove plaque and to… Read more »

What to Expect at Your Teeth Whitening Appointment

If you recently discussed with your dentist about whitening your teeth, you might be wondering just what will happen in your appointment. Our team is going to give you a brief guide to what you can expect during your whitening appointment. After an initial appointment to discuss your options, if you are looking for immediate… Read more »

7 Dental Facts that Will Blow Your Mind

1. You are not supposed to brush your teeth within 6 feet of a toilet – The airborne particles from the flush can travel up to six feet, so when you brush your teeth within those six feet, you can inhale some of those particles as well. 2. The first toothbrush was manufactured in China… Read more »

Your Dental Questions Answered

Everyone has questions for their dentist at one time or another, but how often do you actually think of the questions you have while you’re sitting in the dentist chair? Probably not very often. Here is a list of the most-asked questions to dentists by their patients. Chances are, you have some of these same… Read more »

Dental Implants: What You Need to Know

The American Dental Association has called dental implants “one of the biggest advancements in dentistry in the past 40 years,” and it’s no wonder: Dental implants can significantly improve a person’s appearance, speech, comfort, ability to eat, self-esteem and overall oral health. What is a dental implant? A dental implant is a cylindrical or tapered… Read more »

Mouthguards, Not Just for Contact Sports

Football players, wrestlers, and boxers are normally the athletes we think of as wearing mouthguards. However, mouthguards are recommended for athletes in contact sports and non-contact recreational activities. Whether a mouthguard is custom-made or stock, it is important in protecting your teeth and mouth. When to Wear a Mouthguard All serious athletes should consider getting… Read more »

Seven Tips For Better Flossing

If you believe a healthy heart is important to your well-being, then you should know that flossing is also imperative for a healthy lifestyle. Heart disease has been linked with gum disease, and gum disease can occur within just 24 hours! And you thought visiting the dentist was scary! Failing to floss is far scarier…. Read more »

Mint Toothpaste

Have you ever noticed that just about every toothpaste you find at the store is mint flavored? From peppermint and spearmint to Mint Chocolate Trek, Vanilla Mint Spark, and Lime Spearmint Zest; the thing that nearly all toothpaste has in common is mint. Humans can distinguish hundreds of different flavors, so what is it about… Read more »

Freshen Your Breath

Bad breath can ruin a date, cause co-workers to avoid you, and generally be an unwelcomed nuisance. Here are some ways that you can tackle your bad breath and start down the road to minty freshness. Avoid Garlic and Onions: Foods like garlic and onions can be smelled on the breath for up to three… Read more »