General Dentistry

Don't give up on your oral health resolutions.

Need Some Motivation for Those New Year’s Oral Health Resolutions?

It’s the time of year when people start promising themselves to make important changes in their lives and stick with them. But those New Year’s resolutions tend to fade come February, especially when it comes to breaking oral health habits that have long been the norm. Sometimes, all it takes is a little extra motivation…
Root canals can be done without pain.

I Need a Root Canal?! 5 Ways Root Canals Can Be a Painless Experience

A new era for root canal therapy. So, you’ve recently discovered that you need a root canal, and the mere thought sends chills down your spine, right? We understand. The term “root canal” has been unfairly stigmatized for decades, but we’re here to set the record straight! Welcome to a new era of root canal…
Keep gum disease away.

5 Ways to Defend Against the Hidden Dangers of Gum Disease

The National Library of Medicine states that 47.2% of all adults in the United States have some form of gum disease. The chances of developing gum issues increase with age, and periodontal disease can affect not just your oral health but your overall health as well.   Gum disease is common, but is it inevitable? No,…
Managing stress could reduce bruxism.

Stress Less, Grind Less: 5 Stress Reduction Techniques to Manage Bruxism

Stress has a huge impact on your oral health. High levels of stress can lead to tooth clenching and grinding, also called bruxism, which can damage your teeth, cause jawbone pain, and have other detrimental effects on your oral health.  One effective way to manage bruxism is to reduce your stress levels. To help you,…
Conquering dental anxiety.

Conquering Dental Anxiety: 6 Techniques for a Stress-Free Dental Experience

What is dental anxiety? Dental anxiety, sometimes called dental phobia, is intense fear and apprehension related to dental visits. Some people may avoid dental care altogether due to extreme fear. Unfortunately, this avoidance can lead to poor oral health and negative emotional impacts. While the numbers can vary from source to source, an estimated 15%…
New Year's resolutions for oral health.

Start With a Healthy Smile: 5 Oral Health Resolutions for the New Year

Why make oral health one of your New Year’s resolutions? Each year, 38.5% of U.S. adults set New Year’s resolutions, yet only about 9% manage to achieve them by year end. The challenge often results from setting overly ambitious or unrealistic goals. So to help you stick to enhancing your oral health in the new…
Reasons to be thankful for your oral health.

5 Reasons to Be Thankful For Your Oral Health This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time for gratitude, and as we gather around the table, let’s not forget the unsung hero of our well-being—oral health. It’s more than just clean teeth and fresh breath; it’s about overall wellness.  While historians debate turkey’s role at the first Thanksgiving, we can all agree on the importance of our oral…
Oral health on Halloween.

Sustain a Balanced Smile-Friendly Diet After the Halloween Treats

How to Combat Cavities this Halloween As October dawns, a sense of giddy anticipation fills the air. The much-anticipated Halloween season is upon us! It’s time for ghoulish costumes, eerie decorations, and most exciting of all—the sweet indulgence of Halloween candy. From gooey caramels to chocolate-coated delights, the sugary treats are a favorite for kids…
Same day crowns restore teeth.

From Chipped to Flawless: How Same Day Crowns Restore Damaged Teeth

Revive Your Smile in One Visit With Same Day Crowns Our teeth are resilient, standing up to a daily onslaught of coffee, sweets, and the occasional errant popcorn kernel. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, life happens. One too many slices of pie during the holidays, a hidden olive pit in your salad, or simply…
Different types of dental fillings

Composite vs. Amalgam Fillings: Choosing the Right Dental Filling for Your Smile

Pick Your Perfect Dental Filling When tooth decay strikes, dental fillings are a great way to save the day—and your smile! These tiny protective shields repair damage and halt further tooth decay, ensuring a healthy and radiant smile. Best of all, dental fillings are made of different materials, so you and your dentist can find…