How to Protect Your Children’s Teeth This Halloween


It’s time to trick-or-treat! It’s one of the best times of year for kids. They get to dress up like their favorite characters and their neighbors are handing out free candy! What could be better? But for parents, Halloween is a mixed blessing. We love the joy our kids experience, we love sharing these special … Continued

Water Flossers vs. String Dental Floss


With the advent of new technologies, along with their higher price tags, many patients wonder just how important it is to make that additional investment into electronic cleaning devices. Because many electronic devices cost over $100, it’s literally worth it to investigate whether they are actually better than their manual counterparts. In this article, we … Continued

Is Teeth Whitening Right For You?


Tooth discoloration can increase with age, staining agents like coffee and tea, or lifestyle behaviors such as smoking. For a healthy person with strong enamel and gums, whiter teeth can be accessible with both at-home and in-office whitening treatments. By knowing more about these whitening procedures, you can feel informed when you talk to your … Continued

TMJ Problems – What Are They, and What Can I Do About Them?


TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint, which is the hinge that connects your jaw to your skull near your ears. You may hear someone say “I have TMJ” – they probably mean “I have TMD or TMJ,” which is the disorder associated with the temporomandibular joint involving pain, numbness, or stiffness around your jaw. But resist … Continued

Ace Your Dental Checkup: 5 Tips


Dental checkups can be nerve-wracking: for that hour every 6 to 12 months, nothing in the world seems more daunting than disappointing your dentist. On the other hand, there are few feelings of relief and ecstasy comparable to that of walking out of your dentist’s office with a clean slate. Fortunately, we’ve provided a short … Continued