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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!

Teeth Whitening Treatment - Exactly What You Need To Know
Are you curious about what teeth whitening treatments work the best? Have you ever wondered if teeth whitening is safe? Are you interested in learning more about over the counter whitening products, including different kinds of toothpaste? As a dentist, I'm constantly asked about my professional opinion on this subject. In this article, I'm going to answer these questions...
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...
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...
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...
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Are you thinking of getting braces but are stuck on deciding which ones are the best option for you? Straight and properly aligned teeth not only look good but also tend to be a lot healthier as well. Having crooked teeth can also lead to overcrowding in your mouth which can limit your tooth function and throw off your jaw’s...
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...
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...
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...
Baby's First Dentist Appointment - What You Need To Know
Feeding? Check. Diaper changed? Check. Sleepless nights? Check. Perhaps you were wondering about your baby's dental care as you were brushing and flossing your own teeth before hitting the sack. In this article, I will provide you with answers to frequently asked questions about pediatric dental care.  When should you take your baby to the dentist? Your child should visit...
Oral Fluid Saliva Tests - What You Need To Know
Did you know that your mouth is the window to your overall health? Symptoms such as bleeding gums, dry mouth, yeast overgrowth, and more are all indicators that there might be something out of sync with your body. Fortunately, there are now a number of oral salivary tests available that can help your dentist create a specific treatment plan...