Blog Articles

To Floss or Not to Floss...

Flossing your teeth has always been an important step when it comes to dental hygiene, but reports have been saying over the past couple of years that people don’t need to floss as much - or at all.

Sep 28th, 2017
The Purpose of Dental Probing

You probably can recall your hygienist spouting off a bunch of data points from your last dental cleaning - something to the effect of: "healthy two, yes three no, healthy two, yes three no..."

Sep 21st, 2017
The Importance of Fluoride for Healthy Teeth and Gums

Most people don’t know that water naturally contains fluoride, although not usually at the required level to be effective. That’s why when it comes to public water systems, our government adds more to our water supply.

Jun 29th, 2017
How Dentists Treat Dry Mouth

Everybody gets a dry mouth (also called xerostomia) on occasion, whether it’s when you first wake up in the morning because you slept with your mouth open or when you are dehydrated on a hot summer afternoon.

Jun 15th, 2017
How Soda in Your Diet is Ruining Your Teeth

Sugar. It’s the enemy of your teeth and for those who consume soda as a regular part of their diet, all that sugar can lead to tooth decay, not to mention other health issues such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease...

May 17th, 2017
For How Long Should I Brush?

Even if you brush your teeth two or three times a day, the amount of time you spend doing it determines just how clean your teeth and gums really are.

May 2nd, 2017
Wisdom Teeth: Do You Really Need That Surgery?

Wisdom tooth surgery. It’s become something of to a rite of passage for many of us, just like chickenpox or getting our first cavity. Wisdom tooth extraction is common, but is it as necessary as we’ve been led to believe? Before we dive into that stic

Feb 3rd, 2017
Is Teeth Whitening Right for Me?

We’re all guilty of it. We oversleep, chug two cups of coffee, and zoom out the door. Many of us enjoy another cup at work, and when we get home, who doesn’t like to relax with a nice glass of red wine?

Jan 17th, 2017
The Importance of Oral Health in Fighting Off Disease

Most people realize that if we want to be healthy, we need to take care of our mouths. Oral hygiene is an important part of overall wellness and requires daily care—even more so than most other areas of our body!

Dec 8th, 2016
Diabetes and the Mouth Body Connection

As advances in molecular biology and scientific inquiry progress, we increasingly find intimate connections between the healthiness of different areas of the body.

Oct 27th, 2016