Teeth whitening has become widely available both over-the-counter and through your dentist with professional products. If you have noticeable or visible white spots on the teeth, there are some important things for you to know before you attempt any type of teeth whitening. In this week’s blog, we’ll explain what causes those white spots and what you can do about them. Continue reading I Have White Spots on My Teeth. Can I Still Whiten?
In today’s market, the number of brands and formulations of toothpaste is almost innumerable! It can be tough, standing in the dental care aisle of your drugstore, to know which one to choose. In this week’s blog, we will highlight a few important things that you should look for on your toothpaste label. Continue reading What to Look For in Your Toothpaste
If you bring your child to the dentist regularly, you may already be familiar with topical fluoride treatments. Sometimes we call these “professional fluoride treatments” or “fluoride varnish”. These preventive applications provide valuable benefits for the teeth, and they can help your child maintain healthy teeth for many years. Continue reading Should My Child Get Topical Fluoride Treatments?
There are a lot of misconceptions about dental sealants, including the idea that they are “just for kids”. Sealants are a great preventive dental treatment for a wide variety of situations. We’ll explain what sealants do and who should have them in this blog. Continue reading What are Dental Sealants, Who Should Get Them, and How Long Do They Last?
Seeing your dental hygienist for consistent teeth cleaning visits is essential to maintaining good oral health and preventing dental diseases. Some people end up missing a teeth cleaning appointment for one reason or another, and they forgot to reschedule it. Getting off track on your cleaning schedule can have a harmful effect on your health. Continue reading Why are Professional Teeth Cleanings So Important?
We know that many of you will be getting back into a routine this week as school is starting. Hopefully, you and your kids will have more consistent bedtimes and alarms in the morning. Having a schedule can be a really great thing for your oral health! Continue reading Back to School: A Great Time to Start Healthy Habits
If you have young children, this article is for you. Too often, we hear myths and misconceptions from parents about baby teeth. In this week’s blog, we will highlight some of the most important things you, as a parent, should know about your child’s baby teeth! Continue reading Five Things Parents Should Know about Baby Teeth
We know that the past year has been a strange one. We know that COVID restrictions and personal levels of concern over virus transmission have kept many people away from the dental office, postponing their regularly scheduled checkups. As we, as a nation, begin to get the pandemic under control, it is time for those who’ve delayed dental visits to return for their checkups. Continue reading Why Dental Checkups Are Essential
Most people know that sensitivity is a common side effect of teeth whitening. This fact makes many people with already sensitive teeth wary of attempting to brighten their smiles. The good news is that you can whiten your teeth, even if they are sensitive. You simply have to follow a few important steps. We’ll outline those here. Continue reading I Have Sensitive Teeth. Can I Still Whiten Them?
Receding gums can cause all sorts of problems: cosmetic problems, sensitive teeth, root cavities, etc… Many people mistakenly assume that receding gums is a natural part of the aging process. It is not! Most gum recession is preventable if you can identify its underlying cause and eliminate it. If you have receding gums, read this article to learn about the various causes and the treatments that are available. Continue reading Why are My Gums Receding?