Summer is here and with it comes family vacations, camping, traveling, and exploring new places. These are an exciting next few months, but before you leave we’d like to offer a few tips and reminders about caring for your teeth and gums while your’re away from home and your normal routine. Visit the Dentist Before [...]
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Bad Breath is the ‘Kill-Joy’ of Social Interaction Imagine sitting in the middle of a date, an interview, or a party with friends and realizing your breath is far from minty-fresh. We’ve all been there. Everything seems to be going along just fine and all a sudden our confidence is defeated and the event turns [...]
There’s an old cliché; “That’s worse than getting a root canal”, sometimes expressed as, “I’d rather have a root canal than….”. Don’t worry, any dental technique that may have spawned these phrases is long gone. Having a root canal is not the painful, stressful, procedure you might think. Let’s take a look at some of [...]
Have ever burned your mouth or tongue by taking a nice big bite out of a hot slice of pizza, sipping a spoonful of boiling soup, fresh off the stove, or perhaps taken a gulp from a cup of scalding coffee or tea? If so, you know how painful that can be. Here’s what you [...]
Some of us have teeth that are not as white or as close to perfection as we would like them to be. Perhaps a tooth has been chipped or fractured. In some cases, teeth may have become discolored from age, smoking, or the beverages we drink. Veneers are a terrific, long-lasting solution for making your [...]
A toothache can strike without apparent notice, sometimes at the most inopportune times – at the beginning of the weekend or over the holidays. But no matter when that pain starts, having a toothache is no fun. Causes of a Toothache The most common reason for a toothache is decay, often a simple cavity, but [...]
Pie, ice cream, sodas, and cake are some of the foods that come to mind when we think about the sugar we get in our diet. But many foods we may not think of as sweet also contain sugars, often hidden behind unclear and complicated labeling. Unfortunately, no matter under what name they hide, [...]
Between a quarter and a third of all children and nearly half of all teenagers bite their nails. Whether from nervousness, anxiety, or simple habit, nail biting can have a negative effect on the person’s health. Nails that have been bitten down become ragged and uneven, sometimes damaging the nail bed. The habit can also [...]
Dementia affects tens of millions of people worldwide with millions of new cases being reported each year. Although, there is currently no cure for dementia, experts have discovered some steps one can take to decrease the chance of developing this condition or limiting its effects. Some preventative measures include not smoking, getting exercise, stimulating the [...]