Monthly Archives: November 2016

When You Might Need A Medical Doctor

In most cases, when something seems to be wrong with your oral health, we suggest that you schedule a visit to come see us, your dental team. However, there might be times when it’s best to head to your general practitioner for the help you need. Of course, beginning with a dental checkup is usually… Read more »

Cosmetic Care: Addressing Gentle Weathering

As you may have noticed, your smile can generally weather quite a storm! Even when you’re doing your best to keep your smile in good condition, daily use and the hands of time may yield a few minor complaints here and there (such as, “What will I do about my chipped tooth?” and “My stained… Read more »

A Basic Guide to Dental Crowns

You’ve probably heard of a dental crown. A crown is put in place to surround and support a damaged tooth. There is no need for you to know every minuscule detail about this history of dental crowns and how they are made. However, it never hurts to know a little bit about dental crown options,… Read more »

Habits To Help Everyone’s Smile

Many times we focusing on protecting our smiles by trying to eliminate the bad habits. We know we should not open packages with our teeth. Anyone who engages in contact sports should be wearing a mouthguard. But along with eliminating the bad habits, we can focus on building up the good habits. A good starting point… Read more »

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Tips

You might not think too much about protecting your oral health during Thanksgiving dinner until the day is steadily approaching. Rather than leave it up to chance, we encourage you to take in some surprisingly simple yet quite helpful tips. With just a little bit of extra knowledge, you can avoid some common mishaps, so… Read more »

Q&A: Taking Advantage Of Insurance Benefits

Dealing with insurance benefits for your smile is one of those things that you know is important and that everyone thinks about from time to time … but that often falls by the wayside. Of course, there are a lot of things going on in your busy life, so remembering to take advantage of such… Read more »

Morning Sickness And Your Oral Health

Are you pregnant and dealing with the oh-so-lovely experience known as morning sickness? If so, you are likely more focused on finding a way to feel better than you are on protecting your oral health. However, you may find that you begin to worry as your usual toothpaste becomes impossible for you to tolerate (and… Read more »

Don’t Try This With Your Floss

If you are someone who has invested time and effort into keeping your smile healthy, then you are probably well accustomed to listening to the things we tell you that you should do with your dental hygiene products and techniques. However, you may be surprised to learn that there are some interesting things patients end… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Clean And Functional

You might not usually think to yourself, “Well, I think it’s really important that I keep myself healthy and functional.” However, if you take this helpful perspective for your smile, you can focus on the building blocks of oral health. You want to keep your mouth free of disease and you want that system that works… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings: A Quiz

How much do you think you know about oral cancer screenings? Is this a consistent part of your life for which you set aside time? Do you know how to receive a screening? If these are elusive details that seem to get away from you, we’d like you to become more familiar with them. The… Read more »