Did you know that your teeth can make you look older than you really are? There are certain characteristics of a smile that suggest one is further along in the aging process. We will discuss those characteristics here and offer suggestions of how you can combat them. Continue reading Are Your Teeth Making You Look Old?
We actually don’t hear this question very often. The sentiment comes more in the form of a declarative statement: “I inherited bad teeth from my parents” or something to that effect. There are many different ways to look at this question, and we’ll try to hit it from every side because there is not a simple yes or no answer. Continue reading Do Bad Teeth Run in the Family?
Don’t worry. We have much more to say than that. But for those of you who just like straight shooters, there is your answer. The answer is yes, either way you read the question. Yes, it really is bad for your teeth. And yes, it is really bad for your teeth. Continue reading Is Chewing Ice Really Bad for My Teeth?
Maybe you’ve seen it as an ingredient in your sugar-free chewing gum. Or maybe Dr. Jill and Dr. Cara recommended it as a sugar substitute for you. You might have seen it advertised as a “magic” ingredient in some oral care products. Here’s what you really need to know about xylitol. Continue reading Xylitol: FAQs
It’s actually a lot earlier than you probably think!
Your child needs to see a dentist as soon as he or she has teeth. This can be as early as six months of age. We know this may sound super early, but if you think about it seriously, anyone with teeth needs to see a dentist. We’ll explain why. Continue reading When Should My Child Start Going to the Dentist?
There are two interesting points we can make about toothpaste, and neither of them tells you exactly which toothpaste to use. It will, however, help you make a more informed decision when it comes to selecting toothpaste for you and your family. Continue reading There are So Many Toothpastes to Choose From. How Do I Know Which One to Use?
If you undergo any dental treatment with Dr. Jill and Dr. Cara in the near future, you may notice that … Continue reading What is This Green Thing, and Why are They Using it When They Work on my Teeth?
We completely relate to those people who aren’t quite comfortable with the grocery store or large gatherings or healthcare facilities. For many, it may be okay to continue putting off dental treatment for a little longer. For some, though, dental concerns could be posing an imminent threat, and waiting is inadvisable. Continue reading Still Anxious about Seeing the Dentist Amid Coronavirus? Here are the Signs You Should Visit Sooner Rather than Later
Life is different in so many ways, and as we slowly return to business, we know that it will not be “business as usual”. Especially in the dental field, our return to business involves some important changes for both the safety of our patients and the safety of our team members. If you have an upcoming dental appointment with us, please read this carefully so you know what to expect. Continue reading Changes You’ll Notice at Post-Quarantine PFD
As we continue to persevere through a time when we are unable to provide dental care for our patients (for both their safety and ours), we are considering the dental issues that you might be facing during this time of quarantine. While we follow our state and regulatory agencies’ protocols regarding the cessation of non-emergency dental procedures, we want to continue sharing relevant information that will help you understand and manage any non-emergency dental issues that arise. Continue reading What Causes Gingivitis?