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What Does Smoking Do to Your Teeth? Exploring the Link Between Tobacco and Gum Disease

March 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Everyone knows that cigarette smoking may cause lung cancer and contribute to heart disease. Smokers are up to four times more likely to have a stroke and face a 30 to 40 percent higher risk of diabetes than those who don't have this habit. But, what does smoking do to your teeth? As it turns [...]

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What Are Mini Dental Implants? A Quick Guide

February 5th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

More than 36 million Americans don't have any teeth. At least another 120 million people are missing at least one tooth. Having teeth missing is a serious issue. This can make it difficult to eat or talk. People with missing teeth may also feel self-conscious about their appearance. People suffering from tooth loss often choose implants [...]

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The Importance of Flossing: Why Should You be Adding it to Your Dental Routine

January 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Did you know that only around 30 percent of Americans floss daily and 32 percent don't even floss at all? If you brush your teeth regularly and get biannual cleanings, you might think that flossing isn't too important. Whether you find it inconvenient or just don't know how to floss properly, you may feel tempted to [...]

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All on 4 Dental Implants vs. Traditional Implants: What’s the Difference?

December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

If you are trying to get the best from your oral health, you need to be fully aware of the best procedures around. Dental implants happen to be one of the best types of service you can get to improve your smile. There are several different types that you can look into, but you owe [...]

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5 Signs You Have a Dental Emergency and Need Help Right Away

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Just like with any other part of your body, knowing when to seek help for mouth pain can be tricky. Is it just a random toothache or is it something far more serious? Knowing what to look for can help save you a lot of time and money down the line. Here are five clues [...]

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Back To School Dental Checkups

September 26th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Now that the school year is back in gear, parents are scheduling and setting up dental checkups for their children.  Are you?  If so, you’ll want to make sure that your child is given a proper checkup during the back-to-school rush.  One of the aspects that parents note about our dental checkups, particularly back-to-school checkups, [...]

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Helping Your Kids Maintain Beautiful Smile Throughout the School Year

September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Their school year has begun and there are a number of things to get in order to get your kids back into the education fold.  Yet, with everything to remember, it is easy to slack off dental hygiene—especially as the school year progresses.  Here are a few helpful tips that could help your kids maintain [...]

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What Is Deep Teeth Cleaning?

August 24th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

A dental deep cleaning, sometimes referred to as gum therapy, is a treatment that cleans between the gums and teeth down to the roots. Like a regular cleaning, the hygienist or dentist will clean the tooth, gum line and sides of the teeth. However, in deep teeth cleaning, they continue to remove tartar buildup down [...]

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What Are Mini-Implants & How Can They Help You?

August 12th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Mini dental implants have the same structure as regular implants but are slightly smaller in form. These mini-implants have two parts as described by the Mini Dental Implant Centers of America (MDICA): a titanium post with a ball on the end and a socket with a rubber O-ring that attaches the tooth to the post. [...]

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Do You Know The Dental Risks of Vaping?

June 25th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

No, tobacco does not mean no nicotine. Since nicotine is delivered via vaping, all of the health problems associated with nicotine are still there. Nicotine is an addictive substance that’s also a carcinogen. A carcinogen is simply a substance that’s known to cause cancer. Here are some oral health specific issues associated with nicotine: Nicotine [...]

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