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FAQs About Teeth Whitening

With so many different whitening products on the market, it’s easy to get confused.  So here are some facts about teeth whitening that our staff has put together in order to provide you with the best information before you commit. Is teeth whitening safe? Yes.  Clinical studies have shown that whitening your teeth under the supervision of a dental profes....

Improving Diet Helps Your Teeth

In the past, a common refrain from dentists regarding food and oral health was "eat less sugar."  Today, as we better understand the relationship between nutrition and the health of teeth and gums, the advice is getting much more substantial.  We are not only looking at foods to avoid, we are learning about foods to include and how consuming beneficial food....

Why Mouth Guards are a Great Idea

Injuries to the mouth and jaw are some of the most common injuries received by athletes.  Whether you wear braces or not, protecting your smile while playing sports is essential.  If you participate in any kind of sport, the American Dental Association recommends that you wear a mouth guard.  In fact, an important study by the American Dental Association co....

The Risks of Tobacco Use

Most of us know that smoking is bad for our health, but did you know that smoking is also a major contributor to many dental problems?  Cigarettes aren't the only products only to blame.  All forms of tobacco pose dental health concerns.  Since chemicals in tobacco come directly into contact with the teeth, tongue, and gums, the oral health effects of tobac....

What is Periodontal Disease?

In this country, the leading cause of tooth loss is periodontal disease. The term “periodontal” means “around the tooth.”  Periodontal disease (also known as periodontitis or gum disease) is a common inflammatory condition which affects the supporting and surrounding soft tissues of the tooth and in advanced stages impacts the jawbone. Periodont....

How to Brush and Floss

Brushing your teeth and flossing are an important part of your oral hygiene routine, but unfortunately, most people don't follow the recommended guidelines for a healthy mouth. To help educate our patients, we pulled some advice about the proper way to brush and floss from the American Dental Association (ADA).   BRUSHING In terms of brushing, t....
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