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How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea?

Obstructive sleep apnea is a multifaceted health risk, but it might be difficult to know that this sleep disturbance is active. Your spouse may tell you of breathing interruptions, if they notice any, or you may have symptoms that act as clues.
Feb 2nd, 2024
How Veneers Can Give You a Celebrity Smile

How Veneers Can Give You a Celebrity Smile

The Hollywood smile is an ideal that stems from the golden age of Hollywood cinema, roughly the four decades ending in 1969. In many cases today, dental veneers can create the celebrity smile.
Jan 9th, 2024
Why Are Mercury Fillings Considered Unsafe?

Why Are Mercury Fillings Considered Unsafe?

It’s long been known that the metal mercury is toxic to humans. Mercury is also a key component of dental amalgam fillings, commonly called silver fillings because of their appearance. Are mercury fillings safe?
Dec 2nd, 2023
4 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

4 Ways to Prevent Gum Disease

Oral health is about more than having no cavities. Without healthy gums, you risk losing teeth entirely, and even bone tissue in your jaw can suffer. Gum disease progresses slowly, however, so you can stay ahead of the game with your dentist’s help.
Nov 1st, 2023
5 Benefits of Invisalign®

5 Benefits of Invisalign®

You already know that Invisalign® is a popular treatment for straightening your teeth and improving your smile. But popularity isn’t anywhere near the top of the list of the benefits that Invisalign offers.
Oct 1st, 2023
Is Your Toothbrush Doing Its Job?

Is Your Toothbrush Doing Its Job?

When it comes to oral care equipment, a toothbrush is about as simple as technology comes, right? Though the concept may be simple, using a toothbrush effectively requires some knowledge — and regular replacement.
Sep 1st, 2023
Here's What to Expect at an Oral Cancer Screening

Here's What to Expect at an Oral Cancer Screening

Oral cancers claim the lives of thousands of Americans annually, primarily affecting people over age 55. Your dentist can screen for oral cancers in about two minutes during your regular visits. Here’s what you need to know.
Aug 7th, 2023
8 Problems That Lumineers® Resolve

8 Problems That Lumineers® Resolve

Dental veneers have long been a way to upgrade your smile using porcelain shells over your teeth. However, they require removal of tooth enamel and become a permanent fixture in your mouth. Ultra-thin Lumineers® are the only reversible veneer option.
Jul 6th, 2023
The Progression of a Cavity (And How You Can Stop It)

The Progression of a Cavity (And How You Can Stop It)

Tooth decay occurs when acids and bacteria leach minerals from tooth enamel, but not every instance of decay leads to cavities. There’s a point in the progression of a cavity where it’s possible to reverse the decay process with home care.
Jun 9th, 2023
Debunking Fluoride Myths

Debunking Fluoride Myths

There’s over half a century of controversy surrounding the use of fluoride, particularly when added to municipal water supplies. But what’s the reasoning — and the truth — about fluoride as a guard against cavities? We have the answers here.
May 3rd, 2023

What Your Bad Breath Could Be Saying About Your Oral Health

It doesn’t seem to matter how good the coffee is when you’re dealing with a sour taste in your mouth a few hours later. Bad breath is sometimes a product of food and drink (garlic, anyone?), but chronic problems may concern oral health.
Apr 1st, 2023
Signs Your Oral Health Isn't As Great As You Think It Is

Signs Your Oral Health Isn't As Great As You Think It Is

No matter how thorough your oral care routine is at home, you’re fighting a losing battle with gum disease and tooth loss without regular dental visits. Plaque and tartar continue to collect without dental cleanings, compromising your oral health.
Mar 12th, 2023
How Does Professional Teeth Whitening Work at Home?

How Does Professional Teeth Whitening Work at Home?

To make the most of any dental office teeth whitening procedure — and get amazing results — you can prep at home and add follow-up care with special at-home whitening trays. Click here to learn how we can help you get the brightest smile.
Feb 13th, 2023
I Don't Like My Gummy Smile: Can You Help?

I Don't Like My Gummy Smile: Can You Help?

Picture a great smile, and chances are you’ll imagine a row of even, white teeth. What you won’t imagine is a smile dominated by gums, yet genetics often create an excess of pink. Gum contouring may be the answer to your gummy smile.
Jan 9th, 2023
Is Laser Therapy Right for Me?

Is Laser Therapy Right for Me?

Gum disease is about more than just bad breath or extra time needed for dental cleanings. Left unchecked, it can contribute to health problems like diabetes and heart disease. Laser therapy may help you eliminate gum disease. Is it right for you?
Dec 8th, 2022
 How Dentistry Can Treat Your Sleep Apnea

How Dentistry Can Treat Your Sleep Apnea

With obstructive sleep apnea, you face a range of potential health problems if you don’t seek treatment. If you’re not sure what to do about this sleep disorder or if traditional treatments aren’t for you, it's time to turn to dental sleep medicine.
Nov 2nd, 2022
Ditch the Temps: We Offer CEREC® Same-Day Crowns

Ditch the Temps: We Offer CEREC® Same-Day Crowns

Dental crowns are a tooth saver, supporting compromised natural teeth. If there’s a drawback to getting a crown, it’s the temporary one you need to wear while waiting for your custom crown’s manufacture. CEREC® same-day crowns resolve this issue.
Oct 1st, 2022
Got Sleep Apnea? We Have Comfortable Non-CPAP Solutions

Got Sleep Apnea? We Have Comfortable Non-CPAP Solutions

You may not think of your dentist as the first place to look for help with sleep apnea. However, dental practices offer a surprising array of treatments that provide alternatives to expensive and uncomfortable constant pressure (CPAP) devices.
Aug 1st, 2022