Healthy Mouth: Window to a Healthy Body

Have you ever found yourself wondering what’s the point of having regular dental checkups and cleanings, especially if you feel like you have good teeth? Besides a professional cleaning and ensuring your teeth and gums are healthy, dental professionals also check for...

The Gift of a Beautiful Smile

There’s just something about the holiday season that creates a warm, happy feeling, giving us many reasons to smile. Maybe it’s the bright and colorful decorations everywhere, or the Christmas music being played on the radio, or a chance to spend time with family and...

Are Braces the Right Fit for You?

Did you know that according to the American Association of Orthodontists, over 4 million Americans are undergoing some type of orthodontic treatment? And that about 25% of those are adults? With school letting out for the summer, many parents are taking advantage of a...

Effective Ways to Get a Whiter, Brighter Smile

Since the moment I entered dental school friends, family and casual acquaintances frequently ask about the most effective ways to get a whiter, brighter smile. Over the last couple of years I’ve noticed that, not only is this a popular topic over cocktails, it’s...

Introducing Children to Dentistry

As a dentist, I am frequently asked, “When should my child first see a dentist?” Parents want to ensure that their child is old enough develop- mentally, but also emotionally for their dental visit. The best time for a child to see a dentist for the first time is by...

What can You do About Sensitive Teeth?

There it sits; a delicious bowl of ice cream from your favorite ice cream parlor, but the thought of indulging fills your mind with dread and shivers down your spine. No, it’s not from the calories, but just the thought of something cold touching your teeth. If this...
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