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Our dental team covers several topics including dental health, surgeries, cosmetics, orthodontics, and more. They also put together in-depth product and service reviews. Curious where to start? Check out our posts on teeth whitening, pediatric dentistry, and dental insurance. If you like our posts, subscribe to our newsletter!

Nervous About Getting Dentures? Here Are 5 Reasons Not To Be!
If you’re nervous about getting dentures, you shouldn’t be. There are many more options for dentures today than there were in the past, and if you are nervous, it might due to some misconceptions you have of dentures. By talking with your dentist and doing a little research, you will soon find that the benefits of dentures far outweigh...
8 Ways To Avoid Bad Breath Throughout the Day
Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a constant curse for some people. Even if you skip the garlic and other smelly foods, you might still find yourself struggling with stinky breath. The go-to solution for many is to simply pop in a piece of minty fresh gum. And while that might provide some short-term relief, gum won’t address the...
6 Tips For Overcoming a Fear of the Dentist (That Really Work)
Sitting in a chair while someone is poking around in your mouth isn’t everyone’s cup of tea. In fact, we understand that visualizing yourself in the dentist’s chair, even for a simple check-up, can make some people feel a bit anxious. With this in mind, going for dental check-ups is extremely important for your oral health!  On the other hand,...
The Importance of Oral Hygiene During Childhood
You might think there's time to teach your sweet baby about oral hygiene. After all, baby teeth don't matter as much, and surely you don't have to worry about one or two teeth, right? Nope. A baby's first tooth is a milestone for many reasons. Teaching your little one to care about their teeth is your job as a...
Silver Diamine Fluoride (SDF) Black Is Back in Pediatric Dentistry!
You look into your child’s mouth and notice a hole. It’s time to visit the dentist! But being concerned with your child's behavior with medical visits (you literally have to hold them down EVERY time), you asked around and heard of a product that halts cavities called silver diamine fluoride (SDF). In this article, I will introduce you to...
Patients often ask what is the difference between a porcelain veneer, crown, and composite veneer? They also want to know which is the best option for their teeth? In this article, I'll review the difference between a veneer and a crown as well as highlight which is best for you.  First off, everyone is different and your decision needs to...
Should You Visit a Dentist While Pregnant? Is it Safe?
Pregnancy is a busy time for moms-to-be. In between trips to your obstetrician and decorating the nursery don’t let your dental check-ups fall off your to-do list. Regular cleanings and dental exams become even more critical once you are pregnant because your oral health can impact your overall health and the health of your baby.     How dental health impacts...
Wisdom Tooth Removal 5 Things To Expect After Surgery
Apart from prudence, aging brings along your third molars, also known as wisdom teeth. These molars erupt between the ages of 18 and 24 and are a sign that you're fully grown. However, since they are the last set of teeth to appear, wisdom teeth do not get enough room to grow properly. Unfortunately, this causes them to surface...
Dental insurance, it's the dreaded thing that confuses everyone and might be scarier than dentistry itself! Every day patients come into my office with questions about their insurance. In most cases, they ask how it works and want to know exactly how much their visit is going to cost them. What you may not know is that medical insurance...
Root Canal Treatment - Everything You Need to Know
In my experience, a lot of patients feel jittery when dentists recommend undergoing root canal treatment. The fear stems from all the misconceptions related to the treatment doing the rounds on the internet. This article is a step-by-step guide on everything you need to know about getting a root canal. What is root canal treatment? Root canal treatment, also known as...