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19 September 2017 - 20:36, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
Under most circumstances, dentists are not fans of candy. The sugar in candy is the favorite food of bacteria that cause tooth decay. However, when it comes to chocolate, certain types may actually be good for oral health! To be clear, this is not a blog post in which we give you a free pass to...
6 September 2017 - 13:56, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
AS RECENTLY AS 2012, one fifth of American adults over sixty-five had lost all of their natural teeth. Whether the tooth loss is from age or other causes, it is a problem dentists have been dealing with for thousands of years. Dentures Have Ancient Roots False teeth have been around in some form since at least 700 B.C.,...
31 August 2017 - 15:27, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
MANY OF US, even though we know that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of life, don’t find it particularly fun to lie flat on our backs while someone pokes around our teeth and gums. For some, though, the very thought of visiting the dentist fills them with anxiety, and...
25 August 2017 - 16:45, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
DID YOU KNOW THAT TOOTH DECAY is the most common chronic disease in children? An estimated 42 percent of children between ages two and 11 get tooth decay in their baby teeth, and it doesn’t stop there, with 59 percent of kids between 12 and 19 getting at least one cavity. As alarming as these statistics are, childhood tooth decay...
16 August 2017 - 13:47, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
WE’VE ALL HEARD that if we want healthy teeth, we should brush twice a day, floss once a day, and schedule regular dental cleaning appointments twice a year. Definitely keep doing those things, but if you want to step up your oral health game, here are a few easy ways to do that. Replace Your...
26 July 2017 - 13:31, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
WE’VE ALL HEARD the old cliché that it takes more muscles to frown than to smile, so you should smile to conserve energy! That’s actually false. It takes a minimum of ten muscles to smile but only a minimum of six to frown, so the expression should really be “smile to burn calories!” But smiling...
18 July 2017 - 16:45, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
HAVE YOUR TEETH ever felt extra sensitive after a swim at the pool? That’s no coincidence, although it can take quite a lot of swimming before the effects become noticeable. What is it about the water in swimming pools that damages teeth?   Chlorine: Good For Sanitation, Bad For Teeth That’s right: the same chemical that...
12 July 2017 - 14:09, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
MOST PEOPLE GRIND OR CLENCH their teeth briefly when annoyed or in a tense situation. That level of teeth-grinding isn’t really something to worry about. It’s when you do it far more frequently, often without even realizing it (you might even do it in your sleep!), that it can potentially become a serious problem. The medical...
Invisalign
5 July 2017 - 14:35, by , in Uncategorized, No comments
If you wanted to straighten your teeth back in the day, you really only had one option–traditional metal braces. Nowadays, our patients have a variety of different options when it comes to how they would like to have their teeth straightened and what method is most convenient for them. At our office, we offer Invisalign®! Invisalign Treatment Provides...