Dental Visits Make Me Nervous, How Can I Have A More Pleasant Experience?

Recently, I had a patient in my dental chair who relocated to another state but continues care at my office. He struggles with a fear of dental work and we have helped him manage his anxiety throughout the years. I asked him after his visit, why he continued care with... Read more »

Enjoy Mother’s Day with a Healthy Smile

This is the month where we recognize our mothers for all their efforts and take the opportunity to thank them for all they have done, which may also include them teaching us how to brush and floss. As a mother, your oral health is important to both you and your... Read more »

Would You Know if Your Tooth Was in Trouble?

Often patients sit in my dental chair and have no idea a tooth is in danger because the area is not throbbing or in pain. However, there are many symptoms that can manifest when a tooth is in trouble; and the signs do not always resemble a traditional toothache. Important... Read more »

Spring Into Summer With a Confident Smile

Spring has sprung, and summer is almost here! The sun shouldn’t be the only thing shining bright this season. Your smile is a great feature to show off to friends, family, coworkers, social media, a date and everyone else! Need help to show off your smile confidently? Our team can... Read more »

The Scoop on Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Although we are turning back the clock for daylight savings, you can’t turn back time on your teeth. Studies have shown that one in five Americans has untreated cavities, which is decay that has damaged a tooth’s hard, outer enamel layer and created small holes. Cavities can arise in people... Read more »

The Link Between Chronic Illness and Dental Procedures, Should I Be Worried?

We live in a very health-conscious society and many individuals are avidly striving to avoid the on-set of conditions that can disrupt a healthy lifestyle. Often, I encounter proactive patients that are concerned about a possible link between chronic illness and receiving dental procedures. However, the answer to this question... Read more »

National Children’s Dental Health Month is Here!

February brings National Children’s Dental Health Month! This is brought to you by the American Dental Association to create child awareness of the benefits of good oral health. This year’s month-long campaign is, “Brush and clean in between to build a healthy smile.” First Dental Visit Around their first birthday,... Read more »

Start off the New Year With a Whiter Smile!

Have you been waiting for the right time to get teeth whitening treatment? There’s no better time than the New Year! In 2019, you are setting all kinds of new goals, and one goal you can shoot for is a whiter and brighter smile. Teeth whitening lightens teeth, helping remove... Read more »

Gum Recession: Causes & Corrections

Looking closely at your smile, do you notice that your gums are beginning to pull away from your teeth? You are not alone. Patients commonly bring this concern to my attention during dental examinations. Often individuals wonder the cause for this phenomenon and if it can be reversed. Fortunately, dentists... Read more »

Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups... Read more »