Periodontal disease what is it and why does it happen.  Periodontal disease is an infection and inflammation of the gums that can move into the bone, our gums and bone are the structure that supports our teeth.  There is a phase before it moves into periodontal disease, it’s called gingivitis.  The first signs of gingivitis […]

Soda vs. Your Teeth

If you’re like most of the American population, you may have had a sugary drink today — and there’s a good chance it was soda. Sugary drinks can have an effect on your teeth it causes cavities and tooth decay. I’ll talk more about the effects below. “According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

To Waterpik or Not to Waterpik that is the Question?

We have all grown up flossing as the dentist instructs us. Once a day we take out the little container from the drawer, pull out the floss, break it off from the container then proceed to floss. We repeat those steps at least twice sometimes more, it can become monotonous and sometimes keep us from […]

How to get Cosmetic Dentistry on a Budget

What is cosmetic dentistry?  Is it as expensive as it sounds?  Can I afford it?  These are just a few questions that come up when talking about cosmetic dentistry.  We see celebrities with big, straight, pearly white teeth giving them the absolute perfect smile.  Because those beautiful teeth belong to a celebrity, we think we […]

Importance of Annual Dental Checkup

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Scheduling annual dental checkups twice a year is essential in order to maintain good oral health and prevent future oral problems. Even if you have taken proper care of your teeth and gums, you still need to visit a dentist regularly. Your dentist can check for hidden oral problems which you may not be able […]