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We Are Back, We Are Safe, We Are Here For You!

As we have returned to our routine hours you will discover the same great care along with some additional precautions we have implemented to ensure our your safety and comfort. New safety approaches: 1. Patients are screened via phone call before appointment 2. Only patients are allowed in the building (unless family assistance is needed […]

COVID-19 Awareness and Assurance For You!

As we are currently coping with the Coronavirus pandemic worldwide, it is important to know how we are following standard precautions to protect ourselves and our patients. First, dental professionals are experts in universal precautions. Dentistry has been following universal health precautions for over 20 years.  As you are aware, we routinely take advanced measures […]

Is Charcoal Toothpaste Safe?

Activated charcoal is everywhere these days, even in toothpaste. If you listen to bloggers and other influencers on the internet, they’ll tell you that activated charcoal is said to be a good natural alternative to peroxide for whitening the teeth. The black powder is thought to absorb and remove stains caused by foods like red […]

What Are Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are a valuable tool in the fight against tooth decay, but they’re typically associated with issues common to children and young adults. What about older patients? Do they work the same way? These are just a couple of questions you should ask when pondering dental sealants for adults. What Is a Dental Sealant? […]

Back To School!

Backpack? Check. Booster shots? Check. Teeth cleaning? Check!   Regular dental visits are important year-round, but a back-to-school checkup is key in fighting the most common chronic disease found in school-age children: cavities. In fact, dental disease causes children to miss more than 51 million school hours each year! Prevention and early detection can help avoid pain, trouble […]

Wedding Season Is Here! Wedding Teeth Whitening Tips For A Bright Smile

Whitening for the Wedding The dress isn’t the only thing that’s white at many weddings. Some couples whiten their teeth for sparkling smiles on the big day. If you were to whiten your teeth for a wedding, have a dentist do the whitening in an office, that way you can see results right away and […]

Symptoms of Periodontal Disease

Periodontal disease is a common dental condition that affects one out of every two American adults aged 30 and over. It’s no small thing. In fact, it’s the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the developed world. But it goes beyond teeth, periodontal disease has also been linked to Alzheimer’s, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic […]

When Do You Visit The Dentist?

Most of you probably visit the dentist every six months for your cleanings and exams. But cleanings and examinations are not the only time you should see the dentist. If you notice any of the following issues, be sure to schedule an appointment with your dentist as soon as you can. Dry Mouth Saliva is […]

Halloween Candy & Your Teeth

Keep your smile healthy on Halloween & year-round Time It Right Eat Halloween candy (and other sugary foods) with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production increases during meals. This helps cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and rinse away food particles. Stay Away from Sweet Snacks Snacking can increase your risk […]

Why Choose Invisalign?

Did you know that when it comes to wearing metal braces, an overwhelming 92% of teens feel it would prevent them from fitting in with their peers? It’s no secret – metal braces are uncomfortable and embarrassing, and only add insult to injury for someone who is already uncomfortable with their smile. Invisalign® is the most advanced clear […]