Category: Dental Health Issues

Is My Teeth Grinding Habit Hurting My Smile?

There are different actions that can have a negative effect on your smile. Poor diet decisions, skipping routine oral health checkups, and inconsistency in your hygiene routine are all potential sources of trouble. You also need to watch out for problems that can occur when you unconsciously grind and clench your teeth at night. Bruxism,… Read more »

Are You Feeding Your Kids Too Much Cavity-Causing Sugar?

As a parent, your job isn’t easy by any stretch of the imagination. You already have the difficult task of making sure your kids get to bed at a decent hour, so they can wake up each morning and brush their teeth before school. You might even try to feed them a healthy and hearty… Read more »

Should I Be Worried About my Gums?

When you think of your smile, do you immediately think of your teeth? Pearly whites are generally what people fixate on, when trying to achieve beautiful and healthy smiles. Yet the gums are just as important to maintaining a healthy and beautiful smile. Sadly, many people ignore potential warning signs of gingivitis, the first stage… Read more »

Could Quitting Sodas Help Your Smile?

Do you ever wonder if sodas are really all that bad for your dental health? In a word, yes, sodas can be extremely problematic. The sugar in most sodas, as well as other sweetened beverages, can lead to damaging acidic erosion that can cause cavities and also gum disease. That said, even diet sodas can… Read more »

Need to Restore Your Smile? A Crown Could Help!

Are you worried that you may have developed a dental problem, like a cavity or even a tooth infection? Without proper preventive care, including regular dental cleanings, many people find themselves struggling with oral health issues, the most common of which are cavities and gum disease. Injuries and even chewing can also lead to dental… Read more »

Spring Cleaning for Your Dental Care Routine

Now that the sun is starting to show more of itself, and March is nearly here, you may officially have spring cleaning on the brain. After a long winter you might even be excited about giving the house some much needed attention and scrubbing. What about your smile, though? Before you head off on spring… Read more »

Can You Do More to Protect Your Teeth?

Do you ever worry about losing a tooth, or being diagnosed with a cavity, or even an infection? Are you hoping to spend 2017 enjoying great oral health, and willing to do whatever it takes to protect your teeth and gums? If so, the good news is that you don’t have to spend a great… Read more »

Is What You’re Drinking Damaging Your Dental Health?

Do you love nothing more than your first sip of coffee each morning? What about soda breaks midday, or Happy Hour after work, with your friends? Have you ever considered what your beverage choices could be doing to your dental health, much less your waistline? Even seemingly healthy drink options can often be laden with… Read more »

Does Your Smile Need a Dental Checkup This Winter?

You likely already know about the importance of regular dental care, including professional checkups and cleanings. That said, have you considered making an appointment for your next visit before the end of 2016? While the holiday season can be incredibly busy, in many cases it is actually a great time to schedule dental appointments, particularly… Read more »

Is It Time to Restore Your Smile?

Are you worried about your smile, due to discomfort, discoloration, or other symptoms that you could be struggling from dental decay or other common problems? Or, have you grow embarrassed or even frustrated by an ill-fitting or simply unsightly dental restoration or prostheses? There are a number of potential causes for restorative treatment. Fortunately, there are… Read more »