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  • Dental considerations with Cannabis
    It has been reported that chronic use of cannabis is associated with gingival inflammation, gingival hyperplasia, and alveolar bone loss. Beyond these effects on the periodontium, […]
  • How to Know If Your Dental Crown Needs to Be Replaced
    Why do crowns need to be replaced? A crown needs to be replaced if it is failing or damaged. A major factor in whether or not […]
  • Is It Snoring or Sleep Apnea?
    About 80 million people in North America snore, and approximately 12 million Americans have sleep apnea. So what’s the difference, and why does it matter? Snoring […]
  • Child’s First Visit To The Dentist
    We would like to see your child as soon as the first tooth erupts (around six months of age). The most important goals of this first […]
  • What Causes Bad Breath?
  • Bridging The Gap
    How we perceive our smile and appearance affects our self-esteem, our mood and how we function in social as well as work settings. And, since most […]
  • Getting Outdoors!
    Regardless of your past sun exposure, it is always beneficial to start protecting your skin. Research shows that regular sun protection can decrease your risk for […]
  • How to Floss
    You probably know that brushing alone won’t take care of your oral hygiene — you hear it all the time from commercials, your dentist, probably even […]
  • Sinusitis Got You Down?
    During the winter months – in fact, any time when the air is very dry – it’s important to keep your nasal passages moist. A simple […]
  • Root Canal Treatment Saves Teeth
    A root canal is one of the most feared of all dental procedures. Although a competent dentist can usually perform a root canal with minimal discomfort […]
  • Insurance Benefit
    Insurance Benefit  Time flies! The end of the year will arrive in a flash and, with it, the end of your annual dental insurance benefits. Speaking […]
  • Birth Control Pills Trigger Pregnancy Gingivitis
    Birth Control Pills Trigger Pregnancy Gingivitis Being with child can be an exciting transition, but as any mother will tell you, pregnancy is no walk in […]
  • Bad Oral Habits
    Bad Oral Habits  Did you know that a lot of little things you do (or don’t do) on a day-to-day basis affect your teeth’s well-being and […]
  • Is Oral Piercing Safe?
    Oral piercing is a form of body art and self-expression that’s all the rage among teenagers and young adults. While piercings of the tongue, lip or […]
  • Hot Beverages Contribute to Tooth Staining
    Estimates suggest that annually Americans consume 45 million pounds of caffeine and hot coffee and teas are the most popular sources for the legal psychoactive stimulant […]
  • Baby Teeth Care Basics
    It’s never too early to start taking good care of your baby’s teeth. Here are some baby teeth care basics: – Prevent early childhood caries, also […]
  • Smart Snacks for Healthy Teeth
    Smart Snacks for Healthy Teeth Getting your kids to eat fruit, veggies and yogurt instead of candy, chips and ice cream might feel like pulling teeth. […]
  • How to Floss Your Teeth
  • Alveolar Bone
    Alveolar BoneBetween eating, playing sports and chewing on anything from pencils to bubblegum, humans tend to put a lot of stress on our teeth. Luckily for […]
  • How to Brush Your Teeth
  • Dental Care Checklist for Infants
    Dental Care Checklist for InfantsSee the dentist by age 1. Schedule your infant’s first dental visit by the age of 1 or after the first tooth […]
  • Click, Pop, It Won’t Stop!
    Does your jaw ever click, pop or grind while you’re eating, talking or yawning? While this may not feel like a serious condition, it’s usually caused […]
  • Get Smart About Sippy Cups
    Sippy cups are as much a mainstay of infancy and toddlerhood as diapers and onesies. These clever cups come complete with a tight lid and a […]
  • How to Ease Dry Mouth Syndrome
    Most people would rather not talk about saliva. Too much saliva can be unsightly and embarrassing; too little can cause dry mouth syndrome. And without an […]
  • Smoking and Tooth Loss
    We have all been told that smoking is bad for our overall health. But did you know that it’s bad for your dental health? Few smokers […]
  • Preventive Dentistry Starts at Home
    The main responsibility of preventive care falls on you! In order to reduce your chances of getting a dental disease, you have to take care of […]
  • Dental Care for Patients with Diabetes
    More than 23 million people in the United States have diabetes. If you’re one of them, it’s easy to understand why you’d want to know how […]
  • How a Clean Mouth Does Wonders for Your Body & Mind
    The mouth’s a funny thing. It’s the source of one of the most beautiful things around – a smile – and also home to tons of […]
  • What Is Cementum?
    Cementum is a hard layer of tissue that helps the periodontal ligament attach firmly to a tooth. Made of cementoblasts, cementum slowly forms over a lifetime. […]
  • Seniors at Higher Risk for Dental Cavities
    You may think that as an adult you don’t have to worry about cavities anymore — but dental cavities aren’t just child’s play! As we entered […]
  • Smart Snack: Brought To You By Apples
    Getting kids to eat fruit, veggies and yogurt instead of candy, chips and ice cream might feel like pulling teeth. However, it’s worth the extra effort […]
  • Can Teenagers Get Gum Disease?
    Gum disease might seem like something only adults get, but the truth is it affects people of all ages. In fact, TeenHealth.com reports that 60 percent of 15-year-olds […]
  • A Beautiful Smile Is Precious And Priceless
    Did you know that the shape, shade, length and spacing of your teeth could significantly affect your smile? And our smiles can greatly affect our self-esteem […]
  • Puberty Causes Swollen Gums
    Puberty is a fact of life where a child’s body matures and becomes capable of reproduction. It is during this time that hair sprouts up in […]
  • Gums Don’t Discriminate
    Gum disease might seem like something only adults suffer from but it affects people of all ages. So, while teens may feel – and often appear […]
  • Chipped Teeth Choices
    Chipped Teeth Choices If you have a chipped tooth, you’re not alone! In fact, chipped teeth are the most common dental injury today. But don’t let […]
  • Why So Sensitive? 5 Reasons Why Your Teeth Hurt
    Do your teeth hurt when you drink or eat something hot or cold? Most people think this is normal, but that’s not always the case. When […]
  • The Importance of Regular Dental Visits
    You probably already know how important regular dental visits are for keeping your teeth and gums in good shape — besides brushing and flossing, a biannual […]
  • Health Watch: How Bottled Water Affects Your Teeth
    Millions of Americans are embracing a healthy lifestyle and turning to bottled water as part of their diet. Bottled water is often marketed as being better […]