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The Truth About Sports Drinks: Are They Harmful to Oral Health?

Think about the commercials. Everyone has seen them. Michael Jordan sitting on the bench during a timeout, rehydrating with Gatorade. The buzzer sounds, he comes back in and sinks the game winning shot. More so than many products in our world, sports drinks have created a cultural narrative cementing their role in the peak of…

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What To Do When You Have a Loose or Knocked Out Tooth?

One of the scariest dental issues an adult can have is a loose or knocked out tooth. Typically coming as a result of some kind of emergency or trauma, adult teeth that are damaged need to be taken care of properly with the help of a dentist or endodontist. Regardless of the circumstances that led…

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Dental Implants: How They Can Improve Your Smile

Everyone knows someone with dentures or replacement teeth, whether due to old age, trauma, or a degenerative disease. Those who have lost one or multiple teeth or general dental structure need a replacement solution to feel their best. Traditionally, this replacement solution has been in the form of dentures, both complete and partial. Luckily, with…

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5 Ways Your Child Can Overcome Dental Fear

Many children are afraid of going to any doctor, especially the dentist, for one reason or another. Whether it’s being scared of the possible pain, having a procedure done to their teeth many kids hate the dentist. Fortunately, this doesn’t have to be the case. There are ways to change your child’s views, making them…

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Can My Dentist Really Treat Me for Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is a dangerous condition that can have severe consequences, and affects millions of Americans’ sleep every night. Sleep apnea refers to episodes, some up to 10 seconds long, where a person cannot breathe while they are asleep. Typically caused by a collapsing airway, sleep apnea is more common in older people, but can…

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Is Snap-On Smile Right for Me?

Dental work, much like the rest of medicine, has improved steadily with technology. There are many things possible today that weren’t possible years ago. In many cases, what once were long and involved procedures have become quicker and simpler over time. This improvement doesn’t mean that everything has become easy in dentistry, however. There are…

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5 Reasons Dental Sealants May Be Right For You

Dental health is very important. Protecting the brightness and strength of your smile is a big part of the overall health picture for you and your family. For many, cavities are a reality resulting in big dental bills, long hours at the dentist’s office, and frustration from kids who don’t want to go see a…

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Can Conscious Sedation Make My Procedure More Comfortable?

Do you need a lot of dental work? Have you been putting it off because the thought of going to the dentist fills you with fear? If so, you’re going to love what we have to tell you—conscious sedation can calm your nerves and make your root canal or extraction much more comfortable and stress-free….

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How to Keep Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are filled with lots of fun activities—parties, traveling, and family gatherings. Yet sometimes we get so busy that the season seems more go-go-go than ho-ho-ho. When that occurs, good oral hygiene can fall by the wayside. Rather than see that happen, we have some tips for keeping you and your family’s teeth healthy…

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Yes, Flossing is still Important for Your Oral Health

Recently, you may have read that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services omitted flossing from its annually released dietary guidelines, even though previous editions recommended regular flossing. What’s the deal? Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place to learn why flossing is still so important! How does Flossing Help and Why is it…

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