December 2017

Come Prepared

By |December 4th, 2017|Uncategorized|

It’s important to take the time to get ready for your dental appointment. Get plenty of sleep the night before and wear comfortable clothing to the visit. Being relaxed will make you more receptive to the treatment, but it’s also good to be ready with any questions or concerns that you want to discuss with

November 2017

Eat For The Good Of Your Teeth

By |November 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What we eat has a direct effect on the maintenance of our oral health. If we want our teeth to last a lifetime we have to sustain them by brushing and flossing at home and seeing a dentist and hygienist for professional care but don’t underestimate the importance of a healthy diet. Our teeth need

Read The Label Before You Choose

By |November 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Before you run out and buy one of those over the counter tooth whitening kits make an appointment with your dentist. There are many options to consider and he can do an evaluation to determine just which system would work best for you. Not everyone is a candidate, people who experience significant sensitivity when their

A Complete History Is Essential

By |November 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|

You may wonder why your dentist’s office requires updates to your record every so often, you may even find it annoying having to fill out new forms or make changes to existing ones. Actually, it’s all for your benefit. Dental records include a history of all the procedures that you have undergone, diagnoses that have

Which Procedure Is Right For You?

By |November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The average dental patient, one who goes in for timely checkups and practices good oral hygiene habits at home can expect to have a regular dental cleaning otherwise known as a prophylaxis, as a part of that scheduled exam. During the procedure, your dental hygienist will use her tools to remove any plaque or tartar

October 2017

Your Tongue Is Important Too

By |October 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you ever wondered why your doctor may ask you to stick out your tongue as part of a routine examination? A coating of white on your tongue tells your doctor, or dentist, that a collection of bacteria and dead cells have accumulated there. A coated tongue can be the result of dry mouth, dehydration

What’s Causing The Problem?

By |October 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

What are some of the factors that could put some people at higher risk than others for oral disease? If you had more than your share of cavities in your childhood years the tendency will more than likely carry over into adulthood. It may simply be a matter of genetics in your case. Lifestyle is

Steps To Fresher Breath

By |October 16th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Are you worried about what could be causing your chronic bad breath? You’ve probably determined by now that it’s more than a temporary episode brought on by something you have eaten so the next step is to find the real source of the problem. Halitosis is often the odor from bacteria that has been left

Are You Hesitant To Smile?

By |October 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Some recent studies have shown that a good percentage of the adult population of this country aren’t happy with the smile that they see in the mirror every day. That is somewhat surprising considering the wide range of cosmetic dental procedures that are commonly available today. Dental inlays and onlays are used to restore teeth

Healthy Choices

By |October 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Roll Pop? If you care at all about your teeth you won’t try to find out. Sucking on a hard piece of candy for any length of time exposes your teeth to way too much sugar and then when you get