Get Your Fill of Fluoride

A key ingredient to proper oral health is fluoride. When used properly, fluoride provides your enamel with the ultimate protection. Fluoride is a mineral that is found naturally in foods and water supplies, but it is also produced synthetically to be added to products like toothpaste to benefit your oral hygiene routine.   Fluoride enters…

Tooth Extraction

Damaged teeth are normally repaired with fillings, root canals, and dental crowns. However, in some cases, the damage is too severe and the tooth must be removed before it becomes infected. Tooth extraction is the process of removing a tooth from the bone socket. Kids loose teeth all the time, but as adults it’s a…

TMD: What You Need to Know

If you have jaw pain, earaches and frequent headaches you might be suffering from temporomandibular disorder. It’s hard to believe, but I’m here to tell you that you may actually have a disorder that you’ve never heard of and can’t pronounce. Temporomandibular disorder, or TMD to us simpletons, is a very common disorder that often…

Benefits of E-MAX Crowns

Dental crowns are used to cover and protect teeth that have been stained, damaged, or disfigured. Crowns have been around for a long time, but never like this. E-MAX crowns are revolutionizing dentistry. These top of the line, ceramic crowns one-up your typical metal mix crowns in look, feel, durability, and even prep work.  …

Conscious Sedation: Sleep on It

Drills, needles, x-rays, excavators, forceps…It’s no wonder ‘sleep dentistry’, aka conscious sedation, is all the rage. Even with the friendliest, most talented doctor, going to the dentist can be truly terrifying. Thank heavens we have modern medicine practices to help us get through these dark times. But, what does ‘sleep dentistry’ really mean?   Conscious…

Psychology of Clean Teeth

It’s always important to learn why we do certain things. Why you go through all the time, money, and pain of going to the dentist. It obvious that we do it so that our teeth will feel good because let’s face it, theirs not many things more uncomfortable then having a tooth ache! And then…

Woman smiling with veneers

Veneers: What To Know

When you ask the question, “what do you first notice when meeting a new person?”, so often the answer is “teeth” or “smile”. Our smiles can make or break a first impression. It takes a lot to keep a smile healthy, bright, and plain gorgeous. Veneers are a simple and strong choice to help you…