Why Dental Checkups Are Essential

Why Dental Checkups Are Essential

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

What a Dental Cleaning Involves

What a Dental Cleaning Involves

Consistent professional teeth cleanings are an essential part of maintaining great oral health.  When you see your dental hygienist, he or she is doing much more than just brushing your teeth for you.  The benefits of professional teeth cleanings include a reduced risk for dental diseases and improvement of bad breath.  The cleaning also removes surface stains to uncover brighter and whiter teeth underneath.  Continue reading What a Dental Cleaning Involves

What Causes Gingivitis?

What Causes Gingivitis?

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?