A Healthy, Attractive Smile Is Classic!

A Healthy, Attractive Smile Is Classic!

Today it seems that every glamorous cover girl – or guy – is flaunting big, square, dazzlingly white teeth … the essential fashion accessory! The surprise is that the same white, flawless smiles are showing up everywhere you go. Most of us are too savvy to buy into every passing…

Cavities: Not Just Child’s Play, Adults are Just as Prone

Cavities: Not Just Child’s Play, Adults are Just as Prone

A common belief is that cavities are “just for kids.” Not so! Adults are likely to experience cavities just as children are, even if they have never had a cavity before! The fight against cavities is life-long for all ages! Poor hygiene routines and poor eating habits can lead to…

Dental Health: 7 Health Problems Your Dentist Can See

Dental Health: 7 Health Problems Your Dentist Can See

“You’ve got a cavity.” Ouch — no one likes to get bad news in the dentist’s chair. But good dental health is a reflection of good health overall — and how well you take care of your teeth may reflect how well you take care of the rest of your…

TMD / TMJ Disorder Treatment for Frequent Headaches, Jaw and Neck Pain

TMD / TMJ Disorder Treatment for Frequent Headaches, Jaw and Neck Pain

What is TMD therapy? TMD (tempo mandibular joint disorder) therapy involves assessing your current jaw position. Your bite is simply the position of your jaw when your teeth are together. Until recently, most dentistry has been based on the assumption that wherever your bite was naturally, was the correct position. This…

Five Home Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

Five Home Remedies for Sensitive Teeth

Tooth sensitivity is common in many of our patients, and can usually be identified by pain or discomfort when consuming foods or beverages that are hot, cold, sweet, or sour. Sensitivity can be felt when brushing or flossing, and can also be experienced after routine dental procedures such as the…

Identifying, Treating and Preventing TMJ disorder

Identifying, Treating and Preventing TMJ disorder

Your temporomandibular joints, or jaw joints, connect your lower jawbone to your skull. As you may imagine, these joints get quite a lot of use throughout the day as you speak, chew, swallow, and yawn. Pain in and around these joints can be unpleasant and may even restrict movement. Many…

How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist

How to Choose a Cosmetic Dentist

Have you been thinking about improving your smile? Not sure if your family dentist can do this for you? Here are some points to consider when you’re seeking a cosmetic dentist: Experience – ask about how many smiles they have completed a “full mouth reconstruction” on and this will give…