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Our dental team covers several topics including dental health, surgeries, cosmetics, orthodontics, and more. They also put together in-depth dental product and service reviews. Curious about where to start? Check out our posts on teeth whitening, pediatric dentistry, and dental insurance. To shop all of our favorite dental products, visit our Amazon store!

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...
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...
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...
Quip Toothbrush Review
As a dentist, I couldn't help but notice Quip. The company created a uniquely designed electric toothbrush that is being advertised all over the internet and social media! Chances are they peaked your interest too. With a sleek design and glamorous advertising campaigns, Quip is turning heads all over the dental world. Quip is...
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...
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...
Let's Spend 10 Minutes Talking About Toothbrushes
When you’re knee-deep in a world full of smartphones and social media, it’s tough to imagine a time before the conveniences of modern technologies, let alone a time when the simplest devices were not commercially available, including the toothbrush. This simple tool has a profound effect on your oral health, as well as your overall wellbeing. In this article,...
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...

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....
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...