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Dental Implants: What are They?

If you’re one of the millions of Americans who have lost teeth through misadventure, health concerns, or poor oral hygiene, you know how much of a difference just one tooth can make. Every aspect of our lives is affected by our smile, including our advancement in our...

Maximize your Dental Benefits

HAPPY NEW YEAR!   We expect this year to be full of opportunities for all who require dental treatments. It was a pleasure taking care of so many patients in the 2018 year and look forward to caring for many more in 2019. TIP FOR 2019 As you may or may not know...

Dental Hygienists: Your Oral Health Guru

As we were growing up most of us were taught the basics of dental health care. Be sure to brush at least twice a day, floss your teeth after every meal, and use mouthwash to help eliminate the germs that cause bad breath. We were warned about cavities and abscesses...

Take Your Mouth To The Spa In The Dental Aisle

  It’s finally time for you to settle down and relax, and you’re considering what exactly you can do to pamper yourself this weekend. You’ve considered stopping by your local bath and body store to get bath bombs and body lotion, and maybe a manicure and some new...

Dentophobia: The Facts and Fiction Of Dental Fear

We’ve all heard people talk about how they’re utterly afraid of the dentist, or certain aspects of the dental experience. With so many people who find going to the dentist a generally unpleasant experience, it’s hard to take those who talk about it like it’s their...

Equipment You May See In Your Dentist’s Office

When you visit the dentist’s office you’re likely to see a broad range of strange-looking equipment, and that’s before they pull out the tools used for doing an examination. While many of us just take it in as part of the environment and leave concerns about...

Why Do We Have Wisdom Teeth?

Everyone has heard about Wisdom Teeth and the common need to have them removed, but one question often eludes them.  If these teeth are so often a problem for us, why do they even exist and why are they so commonly removed? The answer lies in our evolutionary past and...

What is a Cone Beam Image?

A cone beam image is taken using dental cone beam computed tomography technology. These images are three-dimensional pictures of your teeth, soft tissues, nerve pathways, bone. Cone beam images are only used when regular x-ray images don’t suffice because the...

A Checklist For Your Next Dental Appointment

Going to the dentist can be a stressful event for some individuals. The day of the appointment, you may find yourself so flustered that you forgot some important details. To avoid forgetting these important details, and to make the most of your dental appointment, it...

What is Impaction?

If you are considering having your wisdom teeth removed, the term impaction may be popping up in your research. But, what exactly is impaction? Impaction refers to wisdom teeth that are unable to properly erupt into the mouth. In an ideal wisdom teeth eruption, the...

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