Reducing the cost of dental care

What is the best way to reduce the cost of dental care? The absolute best way to keep costs down is to see your dentist regularly.  It may sound like a cliché; however, not seeing a dentist can easily lead to more expensive dentistry.  A small cavity or fractured filling can many times be restored with just a filling.  I often hear “I’m not having any problems”,...

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When to fix old fillings and cracks in my teeth

My dentist recommended some fillings and a crown due to old fillings, and a few “cracks” in my teeth.  Can I just wait until something hurts to get them fixed? Sure you can wait until something hurts.  But generally that usually means a Root Canal or maybe an extraction of the tooth.  All those fillings in your mouth were probably placed when you were...

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What Are the Warning Signs of Sleep Apnea?

Are you waking feeling more tired than refreshed? Has your partner ever told you that you’re snoring loudly and even stopped breathing multiple times during the night? These could be signs of obstructive sleep apnea, which is a sleep disorder that affects many people and can potentially lead to systemic health problems if left untreated. But: What are the warning signs...

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Better Whole Body Health in 2018 Starts With Your Mouth

If your resolution for 2018 is to get healthy, first, take a look at your mouth. What does the health of your mouth have to do with the health of the rest of your body? Plenty! You might be surprised to learn the significant impact your oral health has on your whole-body health, including your energy levels, digestion, weight loss, and mental health. The key to a...

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How To Keep Your Teeth White After Whitening

Various forms of whitening aren’t permanent. However, these simple tips can help you keep your teeth white after whitening for a longer period of time!

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What To Do (And What Not To Do) After Wisdom Teeth Removal

What should you do (and not do) after wisdom teeth removal to increase your comfort and speed the healing process? Here are some simple tips!

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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Many wonder: "Are dental x-rays safe?" Here are the facts you need to help you decide what is best for you and your family's dental care.

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Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Have you ever: …hidden your smile in photographs? …avoided a situation because you lack confidence in your appearance? …wondered what’s involved in designing your dream smile? …worried about asking your dentist about smile enhancements because of fear of expense or pain? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone! According...

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The Best (and Worst) Foods for Your Teeth

What are the best and worst foods for your teeth? Read the sometimes surprising answers and get some helpful suggestions in our blog.

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Back-to-School Reminders: Is it Time for a Check-Up?

It may be the middle of summer but it's time to think about your child's back-to-school checkup. Here's what you can expect the dentist to do.

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Options for Missing Teeth – Which is Right For You?

There are many options available to replace missing teeth. Which is the right option for you? We examine the pros and cons of the three most common options.

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How To Choose the Best Toothbrush

Choosing the best toothbrush can seem like a daunting task! Here are our top tips to choose the right toothbrush for each member of your family.

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