Archive for 2018

3 Types of Fish To Eat for A Healthy Smile

Eating Fish Is Good For Your Teeth & Gums Nothing can replace good ‘ol fashioned brushing & flossing for a healthy mouth, and nobody can take the place of your dentist for helping you fend off the cavity creeps. But did you know that eating fish can promote optimal oral health? In one study people with a […]

5 Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance

Your Dental Insurance Expires December 31st Do you know how to save hundreds of dollars on dental insurance? It’s easy to do, by maximizing your dental insurance benefits before the end of the year. Most dental insurance plans operate on a calendar year, some work on a fiscal year, but virtually all dental insurance benefits […]

Dental Crowns: What, Why & How They Restore Your Smile

What Is A Dental Crown? A dental crown, also known as “cap,” is a type of dental restoration which completely caps or encircles a tooth or dental implant. Dental crowns are a healthy way to fill gaps in teeth and to restore your smile if you have missing or damaged teeth. A crown can also […]

Is Vaping Safer Than Cigarettes?

Vaping Is Growing In Popularity In case you haven’t noticed those plumes of smoke emanating from the car in front of you, it seems like vaping is everywhere these days. Despite their recent popularity, vaping – and e-cigarettes – have been around for a while. What’s of particular concern to dentists, doctors, and other healthcare […]

7 At-Home Teeth Whitening Methods That Work

What Are The Most Effective At-Home Teeth Whitening Methods? Do you find yourself shying away from selfies or hiding your teeth with a closed-lip smile due to your less than white teeth? You’re not alone, having confidence in your smile does a lot for your self-esteem. “Confidence, health, and quality of life are just for […]

4 Ways To Pull A Child’s Loose Tooth

Do You Remember Pulling Your First Loose Tooth? Losing your first baby tooth is one of many childhood experiences that was both terrifying, then relieving. Whether your parents chose the old-school handkerchief grip & rip extraction, or one of the more popular tooth removal methods you’ve surely seen on social media, losing your baby teeth […]

When Kids Get Cavities…Here Is What To Expect

Kids & Cavities Do you remember when you had your first cavity? Maybe you’ve always been super diligent with your daily dental hygiene regimen and managed to get through your childhood without experiencing a cavity, or the filling to repair it. If so, you deserve a lollipop! Just remember to rinse your mouth out with […]

5 Commonly Misunderstood Dental Insurance Terms Defined

Are You Confused With Dental Insurance? Sometimes reviewing and understanding your dental insurance policy can seem like you’re trying to decipher the tax code. If the terminology of your dental insurance benefits confuses you, you’re not alone. While it may help to have a dental dictionary on hand, it’s not too practical to carry with […]

How Missing Teeth Affect Your Health & Appearance

Are You Missing One or More Teeth? If you have experienced tooth loss, you already know how this can make you feel about your appearance. When you’re teeth & gums are in great shape, you have no problem smiling. But when you’re missing one or more teeth smiling is not something you want to do, and […]

DIY Teeth Whitening: Facts Vs. Fiction

DIY Teeth Whitening Have you ever considered undergoing some teeth whitening to shape up your smile? If so, then you know there are plenty of options available to you. Teeth whitening may very well be one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry treatments, in particular around the Holidays, on Valentine’s Day, and for Prom season. […]