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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!

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...

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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Dental Implants - Pros and Cons
Dental implants have taken dentistry by storm! If you go to a dentist with a missing tooth looking for a solution, chances are they will recommend getting a dental implant. They look, feel and even function as well as your natural teeth. Plus, they give you back the confidence in your smile. In this article, I'll review the pros and...
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...
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...