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Is Your Mouth Stressed Out?

Stress is an unfortunate fact of life and we all suffer from stress from time to time. However, when stress becomes too much, we often manifest our emotions into physical actions as a coping mechanism. For example, when under duress some folks may fidget or worse, clench or grind their teeth. Not only does stress [...]

June 22nd, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Adjusting to Dentures: What should I expect during the first few weeks?

Receiving a set of custom dentures is an exciting time for patients who have suffered with tooth loss. Since tooth loss negatively affects every day life, receiving new teeth gives many patients hope. Replacing lost teeth is very important for regaining oral function as well as improving one’s outlook on life. Many patients with tooth [...]

June 8th, 2015|Categories: dentures|

Look Carefully at Dry Mouth: Causes and Treatment

Do you experience dry mouth? Did you know that frequent dry mouth can harm your oral health? It’s true; persistent dry mouth affects all facets of your oral health and will increase your risk for periodontal (gum) disease and dental caries. Many people mistakenly believe that dry mouth is just an annoyance and therefore do [...]

May 20th, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Do I have to live with tooth sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity affects millions of people. Its symptoms may be mild, only flaring up on occasion to more frequent sensitivity that could be described as a nagging, dull pain. The causes of tooth sensitivity are varied and treating sensitive teeth depends on the underlying source of the symptom. While tooth sensitivity is uncomfortable and annoying, [...]

May 6th, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums Through the Retirement Years

Tooth loss should not be acceptable as we age. It is possible to keep and maintain our biological teeth for life barring a traumatic event that results in tooth loss. Your dentist plays a key role in helping us to age while maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Taking good care of oral health is not [...]

April 21st, 2015|Categories: Dentist|

Invisalign Orthodontic Treatment for Comfort and Convenience

There are many reasons why having your teeth straightened is as important to your physical well-being as it is for your appearance. Correcting an over bite, under bite or cross bite with Invisalign clear aligners provides an avenue of teeth straightening that is comfortable and convenient. Why are straight teeth important to your health? Plaque [...]

April 7th, 2015|Categories: Invisalign|

Should a denture be worn at night?

If you have recently received dentures or are about to receive dentures, you probably have many questions. At first, dentures will seem a bit foreign to you—especially while you adjust to the way they fit in your mouth. Although prosthetic teeth look like biological teeth, they are cared for differently. We understand that adjusting to [...]

March 20th, 2015|Categories: dentures|

How long do teeth whitening results last?

Choosing to whiten your teeth is a great investment in your appearance. White teeth are normally associated with good oral health and a bright smiles is usually considered more attractive than a dull, stained one. Teeth whitening has become increasingly popular in the last two decades and the oral care section of grocery and drug [...]

March 6th, 2015|Categories: teeth whitening|

Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

Many people take their oral health for granted. Some patients do not realize how important their teeth and gums are until they experience dental conditions that affect their daily lives. Unfortunately, many common habits can harm our oral health by weakening our teeth and irritating our gums. Following are some common bad habits that our [...]

February 21st, 2015|Categories: Dentist|
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