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March 15th, 2017

Dealing with Dry Mouth

Dealing with Dry Mouth Dry mouth is a condition that is best described as an unusually low amount of saliva in the mouth. When most people hear saliva, gross is the first word that comes to mind. However, a healthy salivary flow is a crucial component to a healthy smile!...

February 22nd, 2017

Should You Replace That Missing Tooth?

Should You Replace That Missing Tooth? The American College of Prosthodontists estimates that nearly 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. Tooth loss can occur due to gum disease, decay, injury, wear, and cancer. No matter what the reason, losing a tooth is a big deal and deciding...

February 9th, 2017

The Dangers of a Tooth Abscess

The Dangers of a Tooth Abscess Today we’re going to talk about what happens when a tooth is abscessed, what needs to be done about it, and how you can prevent it. This topic has been hot lately with the tragic story of the 26 year old father from California...

January 31st, 2017

The Toothpaste Playbook

The Toothpaste Playbook Everyone knows that visiting the dentist every 6 months (or in some cases 3 months) for a dental cleaning and check-up is the best way to maintain exceptionally healthy teeth. On top of that we are always telling our patients to brush at least twice a day,...

January 27th, 2017

The Dental Crown

What Are Dental Crowns? Commonly referred to as “a cap,” a crown is a dental restoration that is placed over the tooth with the purpose of improving strength, size, shape and esthetic appearance of a tooth. Today we’re going to discuss when and why crowns are needed and how to...

January 19th, 2017

Tips to a Healthy Mouth for the Expecting Mother

Tips to a Healthy Mouth for the Expecting Mother Today we’re going to talk about how the expecting mother can safely take care of her teeth.We will outline all 3 trimesters of pregnancy and the nursing phase. It is important to inform us if you are expecting, so that we...

January 10th, 2017

Help Your Child Understand the Importance of Good Oral Health

Help Your Child Understand the Importance of Good Oral Health We all want what is best for our children, and of course we want to help you understand what is best for your children’s oral health. From baby teeth to the eruption of adult teeth, it is important to know...

January 4th, 2017

The Problem With Impacted Wisdom Teeth

The Problem with Impacted Wisdom Teeth Wisdom teeth are third molars in the back of the upper and lower jaws. Patients normally have 4 of them, 2 in the upper jaw and 2 in the lower jaw. However, some patients only have 2, 3, or no wisdom teeth at all....

December 14th, 2016

Check Out Dental Implants

Dental Implants What happens when a patient loses a tooth? We wish we could say that we could give them a new tooth that is just as good as the one that they had before. Truth be told, there will never be anything as good as what God gave you....

December 5th, 2016

Is Gum Disease Linked to Other Conditions in Your Body?

Is Gum Disease Linked to Other Conditions in Your Body? It may be surprising to some to learn that oral health is connected to overall health. Today we are going to focus on gum disease and the link it has to systemic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Let’s first...

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