Archive for the ‘FAQ’ Category

Dental Sealants

Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Sealants prevent cavities from forming in the grooves of teeth which is one of the main areas cavities start. The best time for sealants is when the teeth first erupt. Children’s Dental Care Step 1. When a sealant is performed on a tooth we start by isolating the tooth.    Step 2. Once the tooth is […]

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Preventing tooth decay with help from Vitamin D

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

We recently had a patient concerned about the number of new cavities they had. Looking at their medical history to see what had changed we noted vitamin D supplements had been added recently. So the question came up, can low vitamin D lead to cavities? Further research into the top lead us to the conclusion […]

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Wisdom Teeth – Pericornitis

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Picture this… You’re twenty six years old. You think your “teething” days are behind you. I mean you’re twenty six. Loe and behold your wisdom teeth are the root of the problem that has been pestering you for weeks. You notice that the bottom right area is a partial tooth starting to peek through your […]

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Braces for Straight Beautiful Teeth

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Why get braces? The obvious answer is to have a straight beautiful smile, but other reasons can be less evident. Many people do not realize that crooked teeth and malocclusion or a “bad bite” can cause gum disease,tooth decay, tooth loss, speech impediment, jaw problems, and abnormal wear of tooth enamel. Braces can be an […]

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In Office Teeth Whitening Compared to at Home Whitening

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Your smile creates an immediate, subconscious, visual impact on people you meet. A brighter smile gives the impression of youth, vitality, radiant health, happiness, and warmth. A bright smile is perceived as a healthy smile. Studies show that 37%  people first notice your teeth above anything else of your over all appearance. Smiles Are Valuable!!!! […]

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Dental Insurance

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Dental insurance can be a confusing topic. We have worked with many different insurance companies and would love to be able to help you determine your benefits and eligibility for the treatment you need. Each dental plan is different and coverage varies widely from only preventative dental care such as exams, cleanings, x-rays, to 50% […]

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Dental Fears, Being Afraid of the Dentist

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

So you have that dreaded dentist appointment coming up, you’ve avoided hitting the chair for two years (just kidding maybe, five or six, but you are too ashamed to admit it.) It’s the sound of the drill hitting your teeth. Your neighbor’s cousin’s brother had the worst experience of his life and you don’t want […]

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Dentures – What You Should Know Before

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Your mouth affects your entire life. Good nutrition, clear speech, and a pleasant smile are important to your physical and mental well-being. Healthy teeth and gums directly affect your quality of life. As a dental office our goal is to help you keep your teeth and gums healthy for your entire life. Unfortunately sometimes teeth […]

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Dental Nightguard for Grinding

Friday, March 21st, 2014

Night Guards What is a night guard? An occlusal guard is a mouthpiece that protects the teeth and jaw from the effects of teeth grinding (bruxism). These dental appliances most often worn at night, which is why they are more commonly referred to as night guards. However, many people also unconsciously clench their teeth during the daytime and […]

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Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! Avoiding Cavities

Monday, March 10th, 2014

Sip all day. Your teeth will pay! In order to avoid damaging those pearly whites, maintaining healthy oral care is of the up most importance. Our culture today is an extremely fast paced society that turns to sugary beverages more often than not. . Because of lacking energy, it’s an addiction, maybe a kick start […]

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