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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...

Exactly How To Care For Your Braces

Exactly How To Care For Your Braces
When you have braces, it is critical to brush and floss your teeth regularly and visit your dentist for check-ups. This is the best way to ensure your orthodontic treatment delivers the healthiest smile possible. Proper dental care will take a little extra time and effort, but you’ll be rewarded with a great-looking smile once your braces come off....
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...
Why Do I Have Cavities Every Time I Go To The Dentist
Visiting the dentist can be scary! Even worse, if you are someone who seems to have cavities found on every visit, it can be understandably frustrating to go in for your biannual dental cleaning. This is especially true if you have been diligent with your oral hygiene routine. Depending on several factors other than your oral hygiene, there may be...
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...

7 Ways To Reduce Your Dental Expenses

7 Ways To Reduce Your Dental Expenses
The cost of dental exams, cleanings, and restorative treatment can add up quickly. This is especially true if a procedure was unexpected and not a part of your budget. If the cost of dental treatment is preventing you from getting the care you need, read on to discover how you can save money and reduce your overall dental expenses. 1)...
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...
Foods That Do the Most Damage To Your Teeth
Did you know you might be eating bad food for your teeth without even realizing it? You probably know that sugary treats are some of the worst foods for oral health. However, there are plenty of other damaging foods that can cause a variety of dental issues. You don't have to completely stop eating the foods that are bad for...
Is Flossing Necessary? Here's What You Need To Know!
There has been a lot of discussion about whether flossing is necessary for good oral health. In this article, I'll review a flossing related encounter I had with a patient of mine as well as dive into the details of the anti-flossing research that's been recently cited in the news. The patient who stopped flossing I recently found out that a...
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...