How Can I Keep My Child From Sucking Their Thumb?

There are many habits in the world today that can harm the smile, and one of those habits is thumbsucking. If your child tends to suck their thumb, we ask that you please encourage them not to do so by doing the following things: · Praise your child each time they decide not to suck… Read more »

What If You Have Gum Disease?

If you have an unpleasant taste in your mouth that just won’t go away, or persistent bad breath, you may have receding gums. Especially if you also have red, swollen, tender or bleeding gums and are able to see your gums receding from your teeth, these are all signs that you may have gum disease…. Read more »

How Successful Are Root Canals?

What have you heard about root canal therapy? Would you be surprised to learn that the treatment may not be as bad as you’ve heard? In fact, most patients who’ve had root canal therapy claim that it isn’t any worse than having a cavity filled. This is good news since root canals may be more… Read more »

Are There Good Sweets?

Virtually everyone enjoys a sweet treat, but do you worry about what these treats can do to your teeth?  Naturally, there are some treats that are better for your smile than other. In fact, there are some treats you should consider avoiding altogether, but there are a few things you can occasionally indulge in. Obviously,… Read more »

Teeth Whitening: Improving the Appearance of Your Smile

If you have a dull, gray, or yellow smile that you wish was white and beautiful, we’re happy to tell you that we’re here to grant your wish! In the dental world today, there are many teeth-whitening options that will finally give you the smile you have always wanted. Those options are: Over-the-counter whitening treatments… Read more »

Pacifiers: Are They Good News?

Have you ever given your child a pacifier? Have you caught them sucking their thumb? Do you ever wonder if either of these habits is safe? As you’ve probably realized, your child typically sucks their thumb for comfort. Thumb sucking is natural and typically won’t cause problems for young children. Sadly, if your child sucks… Read more »

The Importance of Mouthwash

There are more ways to clean your mouth and teeth. One healthy way is to use effective mouthwash. Many people do not understand how mouthwash can be effective and helpful to you. Some of the ways mouthwash can help you include having fresher breath, preventing and fighting tooth decay, fighting plaque and tarter buildup, and… Read more »

How to Live With Invisalign®

If you have already decided to align your smile with Invisalign®, then you may want to know what to expect with the treatment. Invisalign is a long-term commitment and understanding how Invisalign works will help you transition into your perfect smile. As you may already know, Invisalign aligners are small, thin, clear appliances that snap… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

If you want your child to have the healthiest smile possible, it’s best to avoid baby bottle tooth decay. Baby bottle tooth decay is an inconvenient and unhealthy condition that affects children as they drink from bottles. Your children are often susceptible to this condition because of the juice and sugary drinks poured into their… Read more »

Smile Improvement with Dental Veneers

If you suffer from a cracked, chipped or discolored tooth, you may be considering what your options are for smile improvement. Good news, we are going to give you a fast and simple way you can do that! Dental veneers, a common cosmetic procedure done by your dentist, can be a great way to improve… Read more »