This is a seemingly simple question with an extremely complicated answer. One of the reasons it is complicated is the fact that you could ask this question of 5 different dentists and get 5 different answers. Continue reading What Type of Doctor Should I See for TMJ Problems?
We love these popular insulated tumblers! They keep coffee piping hot, and the ice in a cold drink doesn’t melt for hours. That’s a great thing for enjoying the beverage you love at the right temperature. But it could be a bad thing for your teeth! Continue reading What’s in Your Yeti?
If you use social media, you cannot miss the fact that there are more and more companies offering teeth straightening with at-home clear aligner therapy. They send you a kit to make impressions of your teeth in the mail. You take your own impressions, mail them back to the aligner company, and receive a set of clear aligners within a few weeks. Continue reading Why You Should Not DIY Teeth Straightening
Many of our newer patients are surprised to hear us asking about their quality of sleep. To some, it may seem like sleep problems and dentistry are completely unrelated. There is a two-way link between dentistry and sleep-disordered breathing issues like sleep apnea. Continue reading What Does Sleep Apnea Have to Do with My Teeth?
There are several different types of floors, and we recommend the various types in order to meet different needs. However, in the end, any floss is better than no floss. Continue reading What Kind of Floss Should I Use?
While preventing cavities in your own mouth requires diligence in oral hygiene and dietary choices, preventing cavities in your children’s mouths requires even more of your attention. Unfortunately, it is not like teaching your child to tie his own shoes and then trusting him to do it correctly every morning. Preventing cavities involves a complex decision-making process, in addition to the physical teeth-cleaning techniques. Continue reading How to Help Your Kids Prevent Cavities
For many people, this time of year is more than just back to school. It is back to daily and weekly routines, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the easygoing days of summer. Add this to your list of daily activities as you get back into the swing of things: taking great care of your teeth! There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth. Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track. Continue reading Back to School