Blog Archive

Visiting the Dentist During COVID-19 Apr 1st, 2021

We want you to know that even now, we are still here for you. We are committed to the health and safety of our patients, staff, families, and community during the COVID-19 pandemic. As restrictions begin to lift, we are taking the necessary steps to best protect our patients, staff, and doctors....

Your Teeth and Wellness Mar 1st, 2021

For many, dental visits are about having your teeth cleaned and examined and, in some cases, possibly filled or repaired. However, your dental visit can reveal more than just the condition of your teeth. It can also provide an insight into your overall health. Recent studies show that poor oral health can...

The Importance of Flossing Feb 1st, 2021

Unfortunately, a vast majority of the population will admit to not flossing regularly and believe that brushing twice a day is enough to maintain their oral health. You may think if you brush your teeth and use mouthwash, your teeth are clean enough. But is that really the case? While...

Selecting A Mouthwash Jan 1st, 2021

Maintaining optimal dental hygiene is centered around daily brushing and flossing as well as attending routine examinations throughout the year. But what about mouthwashes? A mouthwash, or oral rinse, is a liquid product used to rinse and clean your mouth, gums, and teeth. These products typically contain antiseptics to kill...

Hydroxyapatite Dec 1st, 2020

When you think of toothpaste, what comes to mind? Do you pick toothpaste targeted towards tooth sensitivity? Whitening? How about flavors? Do you prefer spearmint, cool mint, or maybe cinnamon? For many, one key ingredient they look for when buying a new toothpaste is fluoride to help strengthen their teeth’s...

How Diabetes May Affect Your Oral Health Nov 1st, 2020

Did you know that over 30 million people in the United States are currently diagnosed with diabetes? It is estimated one-third of adults in the United States may not even know they have diabetes. As the numbers rise in our country, awareness is vital to the prevention and management of...

What are Canker Sores? Oct 1st, 2020

Canker sores, also known as aphthous ulcers, are small, open wounds found inside your mouth. They can appear on any of the soft tissues of your mouth including the tongue, roof of your mouth, inside of your cheeks, and even along the gum line. Canker sores can be painful and...

What is Halitosis? Sep 1st, 2020

Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, is an oral health condition that is resistant to common bad breath remedies. Unlike morning breath or a strong smell that lingers after garlic or a tuna sandwich, halitosis remains for an extended amount of time and may be a sign of a more serious underlying health...