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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 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!

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...
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...
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,...
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...