How to Brush Like a Dentist

Dentists wake up in the morning and brush their teeth, just like most Americans. Do they randomly brush this way and that way for an undetermined amount of time? No! Dentists understand the purpose of brushing teeth, therefore they approach … Continued

Back to School Dental Tips

It’s time for your children to go back to school, so this means they will need to start getting back into daily routines. Since they are getting back into the habit of getting up early and doing their homework, why … Continued

Dealing with Dental Emergencies

Knowing how to handle a dental emergency can minimize damage to your teeth and gums. Familiarize yourself with common dental emergencies, and in the event of an accident, seek treatment as soon as possible. Common Dental Emergencies Broken Tooth Rinse … Continued

How to Protect Your Baby’s Smile

Healthy teeth are as important for babies as for adults. Even before baby teeth appear, the gums should receive care to help teeth form properly and prevent decay from becoming a problem. Here’s how to care for a baby’s mouth … Continued

What is Involved in a Deep Dental Cleaning? (Scaling and Root Planing)

Root planing and scaling is a procedure that dentists use to treat gum disease. In general, if you are diagnosed with periodontitis, a gum disease that develops as a result of a buildup of plaque and tartar below the gum … Continued

Custom-Fitted Mouth Guards Help Stop Teeth Grinding at Night

Nighttime teeth grinding is a problem for many people, especially as we get older because our teeth become more brittle. Left untreated, teeth grinding, or bruxism, can lead to many other problems, such as teeth sensitivity, cracked teeth, headaches, TMJ … Continued

When Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

The toothbrush is the most effective tool in the fight against cavities and gum disease, but toothbrushes must be changed on a regular basis. Here are some facts about toothbrushes and some the reasons why they must be changed. How … Continued

Professional Whitening with LUMIBRITE

Everybody loves the idea of having bright, beautiful teeth, but for many, keeping the “white” in “pearly whites” is a constant battle against stains. For those disenchanted with less effective at-home products, hope is on the horizon with a chairside … Continued

Tooth Brushing Basics

Regular brushing is essential in maintaining a healthy smile; however, thousands of people are either brushing in vain or, in many cases, not brushing at all. While busy schedules can cause small tasks like this seem unimportant, they will eventually … Continued

Dental Health Tips at Halloween

Within a short time, kids all over America will excitedly don their spookiest and indulge in the tradition of trick-or-treating. However, while they’re in the back seat discussing which houses give the best candy, you’re silently cringing. You know how … Continued