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Tooth Decay can be Less of a Problem with Minimally Invasive Dentistry

“Less is more” is a truism for much of life. It’s also an important feature of an emerging approach to treating tooth decay known as minimally invasive dentistry (MID). MID Read More

Effective Oral Hygiene is Key to Disease Prevention While Wearing Braces

While braces are a tried and true method for achieving a more attractive smile, they may also give rise to problems with dental disease. This is because their hardware Read More

How to Lessen the Effects of Chronic Dry Mouth

If you were asked to identify the number one mouth problem affecting dental health, what would you name? Toothaches? Poor hygiene? Jaw joint issues? Believe it or not, the top Read More

There are Good Reasons to Check Your Blood Pressure During Dental Visits

There are a lot of opportunities to have your blood pressure checked: your doctor's office, of course; your local pharmacy; health fairs; and the dentist's office. The last one Read More

Tackling Dental Plaque

The American Dental Hygiene Association has designated October as National Dental Hygiene Month. Good dental hygiene is the best weapon against your mouth’s number one enemy: dental plaque. Plaque, a Read More

FAQs About Pediatric Dentistry

Even though baby teeth are not meant to last forever, they serve some very important functions for the time they are around. Healthy baby teeth allow your child to Read More

Take Charge of Stress Management to Reduce Teeth Grinding Habits

It’s hard to avoid stress in the 21st Century. We’re all bombarded with stressors, from work to family — even our smart phones! The problem really isn’t the stressors themselves Read More

Toothbrushing Tips

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. It’s a great time to talk about your first line of dental defense: your toothbrush. Are you getting the most out of your tooth-brushing Read More

You may need a Periodontist to Fully Treat Your Gum Disease

In the fight against dental disease and other conditions your general dentist is your first line of defense for prevention strategies and treatment. Sometimes, however, your condition may require Read More

Take Proactive Steps to Protect Your Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Cancer treatment can consume all of your focus to the exclusion of other health issues. But these other issues still need attention, especially how treating cancer could affect other Read More

Oral Health Concerns for Preteens

As if the preteen years didn’t give kids and their parents enough to think about, new oral health concerns loom on the horizon. Along with major changes to the Read More

Waiting to Afford Implants? Consider a Flexible RPD in the Meantime

If you’ve lost some teeth you may eventually want to replace them with dental implants. Implants by far are the restoration of choice due to their life-likeness and durability. Read More

Your Next Dental Visit Might Save Your Life - Here's How

The next time you visit your dentist you might see an item quite different from the other dental instruments and equipment in the office: a blood pressure cuff. Checking Read More

A 4-Step Process for Achieving Your Highest Oral Health Possible

You know the basics for a healthy mouth: daily oral hygiene and regular dental checkups. But there are other elements unique to you that also factor into your oral Read More

Practice Proactive Prevention to Enhance Your Child's Dental Development

Like any parent you want your child to grow up healthy and strong. So be sure you don't neglect their dental care, a crucial part of overall health and Read More

Stay Vigilant with Oral Hygiene to Avoid Another Bout of Gum Disease

Treating advanced periodontal (gum) disease takes time. If you have this destructive disease, it wouldn’t be uncommon for you to undergo several cleaning sessions to remove plaque from tooth Read More

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