Understand Your Toothbrush Options

Do you find yourself trying to choose between a manual or powered toothbrush? If so, you are not alone. We understand it’s a tough choice considering how many options there are in the market today. However, when it comes to choosing any oral hygiene product, looking for the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance is… Read more »

Why You Don’t Want to Ignore Your Gums

Every good oral health regimen includes brushing and flossing your teeth. But just as vital is paying close attention to your gums. You want to use a soft bristled toothbrush to gently clean around your gums, and gently floss around the gum line to loosen debris. Getting rid of food particles and sticky plaque clears… Read more »

Is Tooth Sensitivity Scaring You?

If you are a good caretaker of your pearly whites, you are brushing and flossing diligently and showing up for your biannual dental cleanings. But are you inadvertently causing your teeth to become more sensitive? What is tooth sensitivity? If you are experiencing tooth pain when you are eating, drinking, or breathing in cold air,… Read more »

How Often Should Veneers Be Replaced

If you have small gaps, stains, or cracks in your teeth, we recommend considering dental veneers. In essence, these super-thin shells are used to correct small imperfections in your smile. But, whether you are planning on getting veneers or currently enjoying the appearance of your improved smile, there is a question you should consider: how… Read more »

The Causes and Treatments of Bad Breath

Bad breath generally occurs if you don’t brush and floss your teeth properly each day. Doing so will keep food remnants and other debris stuck in your smile, causing bad breath and promoting bacteria growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue. Another reason for bad breath is the use of tobacco, whether… Read more »

Prevent Tooth Decay with These 5 Tips

Did you know there is a way you can live your life without having another cavity? Well, it’s true! Tooth decay is a very painful and irritating thing that attacks your teeth if you do not take good care of your smile, but, if you do the following things, there is a high chance that… Read more »

Your Toothbrush and Oral Health

Are you committed to protecting your smile? Do you make a habit of brushing your teeth every morning and night? Do you even brush your teeth after every meal? If so, good for you—but there’s even more you can do. To ensure that your mouth is as clean and safe as possible, you should care… Read more »

Teeth-Whitening Can Give You a “Sinsational Smile”

The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry conducted a poll which found that what respondents would most like to improve about smiles was to have “whiter and brighter teeth.” A bright smile is often perceived to be a healthy smile. Many of our patients seek to achieve this brighter appearance through Sinsational Smile® teeth-whitening, an in-office… Read more »

Seven Things that Cause Bad Breath

One in every four Americans deals with halitosis, or bad breath. If you are constantly popping wintergreen mints or spearmint gum to freshen your breath, it could be a sign that you are part of that 25 percent. There are ways to prevent this bad breath, and we have compiled list of the most common… Read more »

What do You Know About Dental Work?

Going to the dentist is a fairly common practice, but how much do we actually know about taking care of our mouths? These five statements will test your knowledge when it comes to maintaining a healthy smile: FACT or FICTION: A little blood after flossing and brushing your teeth is perfectly normal.  – FICTION. Bleeding gums are… Read more »