Dental Veneers for the Smooth, White Smile You’ve Always Wanted

Minor imperfections in your smile from stains and chips in your teeth can make you feel self-conscious about your smile. In a situation like this you should talk to your dentist about being fitted for a set of dental veneers. Dental veneers are basically thin porcelain shells, that are custom crafted in a dental laboratory…. Read more »

Pregnancy and the Dentist

You probably realize that being pregnant means you’ll have to change your lifestyle. That could mean eating, dieting, and even exercising differently. But, do you know how being pregnant changes how you should care for your oral health? As you probably know, your overall health affects your baby’s health as well. What you may not… Read more »

Sleep Apnea, Snoring, and You

Sleep apnea is no joke; it is a serious medical condition where you repeatedly stop breathing during the night while you are sleeping. There are three kinds of sleep apnea: No. 1: Obstructive sleep apnea. This is the most common type of sleep apnea and it comes about when the throat muscles relax. No. 2:… Read more »

Different Options for Tooth Whitening

A bright, white smile says a lot about you. Unfortunately age, tobacco use and staining from certain foods and dark beverages can leave you wanting a brighter, whiter smile. Tooth polishing during your twice a year regular dental cleaning can help remove some minor surface stains but if you want the kind of bright smile… Read more »

Play It Safe With a Mouth Guard

Football season is here and in full stream. It’s a great time of the year for friends and family to gather together and play a few games. Why not protect yours and your family’s teeth from accidents that can potentially happen on a football field? Don’t let your guard down this season and talk to… Read more »

FAQ About Inlays And Onlays

What are inlays and onlays? Inlays and onlays are dental restorations for teeth which have developed decay. What is the difference between inlays and onlays? Inlays are smaller and usually go into the crevices between the cusps (pointed parts) on the biting surface of a tooth. Onlays are larger and can cover multiple cusps, the… Read more »

The Different Duties Of A Dental Assistant And A Dental Hygienist

A dental assistant and a dental hygienist. At first glance, these two jobs seem like the same thing, but actually they are very different. These two occupations not only differ in the type and amount of education needed for the position, but in the duties as well. Here are a few of the different duties… Read more »

Sports; Why You Should Use a Mouthguard

If you follow the World Cup, you are likely to have heard of the incident in which Luis Suarez of Uruguay received a suspension for biting an opposing Italian player’s shoulder during a game. Here at our dental office, we highly discourage biting anything other than your food, especially people! However, this incident made us… Read more »