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Is Invisalign® Right for You? Jun 9th, 2021

Millions of Americans have worn metal braces to get straighter teeth. It was once considered a rite of passage for teens and young adults, but today’s dental technology means you don’t have to suffer a mouth full of metal to get a picture-perfect smile. Invisalign® is a popular alternative to...

4 Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist May 23rd, 2021

Is it time to schedule your next dental cleaning? Just like routine checkups at the doctor, regular professional dental cleanings are an important part of your health care plan. Children and adults of all ages should go to the dentist at least once a year for a professional dental cleaning...

Am I a Candidate for a Dental Implant? Apr 18th, 2021

If a missing tooth is keeping you from loving your smile, you aren’t alone. An estimated 120 million American adults are missing at least one tooth, and some 32 million are missing all their teeth.  Missing teeth are certainly embarrassing, but they can also put your oral health at risk....

I'm Nervous About Getting a Filling Mar 16th, 2021

Most Americans have three dental fillings on average. Fillings are dental restorations made from resin, ceramic, or metal alloys that fill holes or cracks in teeth. A minor crack or small cavity can cause tooth pain and put you at risk for more serious dental problems, but fillings are a...

Who Needs A Dental Exam? Feb 12th, 2021

Brushing and flossing your teeth every day is important. But even the best at-home oral hygiene is no substitute for visiting the dentist. Regular professional dental care helps you enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles. Your dentist offers everything from cleanings and preventive care to treatments like fillings and dental...

7 Benefits of Invisalign Jan 19th, 2021

Bothered by crooked teeth or a bite misalignment? Crooked, crowded teeth can detract from the natural beauty of your smile, but many people cringe when they consider having a mouth full of metal brackets and wires to achieve a straight smile. If the thought of braces is keeping you from...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Dec 23rd, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

Here's What Your Dentist Is Looking for During Your Bi-Annual Cleaning Dec 10th, 2020

Brushing, flossing, and maintaining good oral hygiene are great for keeping your teeth strong and healthy. But did you know that the American Dental Association recommends that everyone — kids, teens, and adults — get professional dental cleanings twice a year? Bi-annual dental cleanings are the only way to ensure...

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers Nov 30th, 2020

Veneers are a popular, minimally invasive dental treatment designed to perfect your smile. They’re very thin shells made of porcelain or resin composite that are fixed permanently to the fronts of your teeth. Veneers are a customizable option to address a range of cosmetic and functional dental concerns. They can...

5 Important Ways To Keep Your Child's Teeth Healthy Oct 30th, 2020

Did you know that babies are born with all of their primary (baby) teeth hidden below their gums? As they get older, teeth begin erupting until all 20 teeth have emerged around age 3. Kids might not keep their baby teeth forever, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t important to...

Why Not Replacing Missing Teeth Is Bad for Your Health Jul 2nd, 2020

Losing teeth is more common than you might think. In adults aged 35-44, 69% have lost at least one permanent tooth. By the time you reach age 50, the average person has lost 12 teeth (including wisdom teeth). And 26% of adults 65-74 have lost all their teeth. Missing a...