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The Case For Fluoride

The Case For Fluoride

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With an ever-growing awareness among the general populous regarding what products we consume and put in our bodies, the case for fluoride is a hot debate. While individuals who express apprehension towards fluoride as an additive in water would say it is unnecessary, most dentists would argue otherwise. Public health records have shown that mineralizing […]

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Try These Two Tips To Treat Tooth Sensitivity!

For people with sensitive teeth, everyday activities can be difficult. Eating, drinking and even brushing your teeth can cause sharp pain which can be discouraging.  Sometimes this pain can be caused by a cavity or other oral ailments such as cracked and chipped teeth, old fillings, or even gum disease. However, in regular cases of […]

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Water Flossing Is More Effective Than Traditional String Floss

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It’s time to talk about flossing. You’ve heard it for years; brush and floss your teeth twice a day for optimal mouth cleanliness, keeping your hygiene habits unoffensive, and overall health. While most individuals under a certain age threshold associate flossing with Fortnite or backpack kid, the stringy white wax that’s been around since 1815 […]

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How To Combat Dental Anxiety

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If you avoid going to the dentist, you are not alone. According to WebMD, up to 20% of Americans exhibit this behavior due to a phobia or general anxiety. These feelings can manifest into feelings of hopelessness or overwhelming panic which will attribute to a phobia and ultimately avoiding the dentist. Other symptoms and signs […]

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Diets to Combat Gingivitis

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According to a Journal of Clinical Periodontology study, plant-based diets were shown to reduce gingivitis and gingival bleeding. Study patients were divided into a control and experimental group, the latter of which changed their diet for a period of four weeks to plant-based, whole foods. The diet was comprised of foods rich in Omega-3s, Vitamin […]

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Brushing For Better Memory

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Researchers have discovered that gingivitis plays a key role in the development of Alzheimer’s. Gum disease can make you more likely to develop memory and motor function loss according to their findings. Gingivitis bacteria can migrate from the mouth to the brain by producing a protein that destroys nerve cells in the brain. Bacteria is […]

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What Are Dentist Loyalty Programs?

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For a dentist, one of the most important aspects of building a dental practice is establishing a patient base. For patients, consistently visiting the same practice is a fantastic way to be consistent with checkups and cleanings and maximize oral health. One great way to encourage both is through a dental patient loyalty program! A […]

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What is Digital Smile Design (DSD)?

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Digital Smile Design (DSD) is a unique and exciting new planning tool that allows a dental provider to digitally plan, manipulate, and share a plan for a patient’s future smile. Using videos, photographs, and digital mock-ups, dentists and orthodontists create a treatment plan is based on a thorough analysis of the patient’s dental and facial proportions, […]

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Can I Whiten My Implants, Crowns, or Veneers?

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Dental implants, crowns, and veneers are a common dental procedure. Dentists all across the country perform them numerous times per day, as they are a great way to restore confidence in your smile. One question that most dentists get asked before performing this procedure is “Can I whiten them?” We’re going to answer that question […]

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Teeth Whitening (At Home vs. In-Office)

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If you don’t feel confident when you smile because you have stained or yellow teeth, you may find that using whitening products is a great way to get your confidence back. Tooth whitening involves applying lightening or bleaching solutions to the teeth to attack the organic molecules that settle between the crystals of tooth enamel, […]

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