Blog Archive

The Benefits of Oral Mouth Rinses and Chewing Gum Aug 5th, 2019

The health of your mouth affects your overall health.  This is something that we discuss daily with our patients.  We want to be partners with our patients to achieve Complete Dental Health. Homecare is extremely important: brushing 2 times a day for 2 minute, flossing 1 time a day and...

Porcelain Veneers Jun 26th, 2019

Porcelain veneers are a beautiful conservative option for an esthetic enhancement of your smile. Veneers are made for 8, 10, or12 teeth depending on the patients smile line. Veneers can be made for the upper or lower teeth. Porcelain veneers are a custom lab fabricated thin layer of porcelain that...

Dental X-rays May 6th, 2019

Dental x-rays are truly a necessary part of a complete dental exam. The dental x-rays reveal many things that cannot be seen during a visual clinical exam only. They reveal if there are cavities between the teeth. They show the bone level and in conjunction with our yearly periodontal exam...

Charcoal and Dental Health Apr 4th, 2019

Charcoal is a new trend that seems to be everywhere. It is appearing in a variety of products for skin care and hair care and is gaining popularity in toothpastes and chewing gum. Some internet advertisements for charcoal products include unsubstantiated therapeutic claims about charcoal’s perceived antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral...

How Healthy Are “Health” Drinks? Mar 14th, 2019

Kombucha, sports drinks, fruit juices. All of these beverages are thought of as healthy. All of these beverages contain sugar and have a low ph, making them acidic, and therefore harmful to your teeth. Kombucha, which originated in ancient Europe and Asia, is a fermented tea drink produced by the...

Vaping and Oral Health Feb 12th, 2019

Tobacco and cigarette usage has been decreasing steadily since 2014. The adverse effects of nicotine in cigarettes are widely known and accepted. There is, however. a misconception that e-cigarette usage, also known as vaping or jouling, is a safe alternative to smoking tobacco products. Thus, the incidence of vaping/jouling is...

Dental Health Affects Your Overall Health Jan 27th, 2019

Numerous studies demonstrate the link between the health of your mouth and your overall health. If your gums bleed when you brush, you run an increased risk for heart attack, stroke, and Alzheimer’s Disease. While harmless bacteria exist naturally in your mouth, improper and/or inconsistent care of your mouth, teeth,...