Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a common and very serious disorder that happens when regular breathing is interrupted during sleep. According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, nearly 30 million adults in the U.S. have obstructive sleep apnea, a chronic disease that involves the repeated collapse of the upper airway during sleep.  Common warning signs include Read More …

A Few Minutes a Day Helps Keep the Drill Away!

Although there has been some recent debate on the benefits of cleaning between your teeth, flossing is an essential part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy. The American Dental Association recommends cleaning between teeth once per day.  In an August 2016 statement The US Department of Health and Human Services said flossing “is an Read More …

Laser Technology in the Dental Office

Dental lasers are a safe and gentle alternative to traditional dental drills. They are minimally invasive and have multiple uses in practice: Remove decay within a tooth and prepare the surrounding area for receipt of a filling Reshape gums and tissue Remove tissue samples (also called a biopsy) for examination by a pathologist Speed up Read More …

Do You Suffer from Dry Mouth?

Dry mouth, or Xerostomia, results from inadequate flow of saliva.  Saliva helps protect against tooth decay by washing away food and other debris and neutralizing acids produced by bacteria in your mouth.  Dry mouth is not a disease but a symptom or a medical disorder or a side effect of certain medications.  Left untreated, dry Read More …

Importance of Good Hygiene During Ortho Treatment

Good hygiene during orthodontic treatment contributes to a smoother process, keeps teeth healthy, and decreases the risk of discoloration and tooth decay. Brush often – twice per day is ideal, but more is even better!  Use flossers to remove additional food and debris that gets stuck in between teeth and around brackets and wires.  Foods Read More …

OraCare Oral Cleanser

If there was a dental product that could combat periodontal disease, eliminate bad breath, battle candidiasis, control plaque, and soothe dry mouth, would you try it? Now there is! OraCare Oral Cleanser is a two-bottle system that uses activated Chlorine Dioxide and Xylitol to kill bacteria, viruses, fungi, biofilm, and VSCs – waste and toxins Read More …

Protect Your Investment!

We assist you in keeping your natural teeth for a lifetime. However, it’s up to you to protect your investment!   A healthy smile begins with a solid foundation. The easiest way to strengthen the gums and bones supporting your teeth is to brush twice daily.  Just 2 minutes, 2 times daily helps remove plaque and bacteria Read More …

Helping Healthy Mouths Look Better

Cosmetic dentistry can significantly enhance the appearance of your smile and boost your self-image. It is a complement to the overall health and function of your teeth. We offer the following types of cosmetic procedures: veneers, bonding, enamel shaping/microabrasion, whitening, tissue recontouring, and orthodontics. For more info and before/after pictures, visit the Cosmetic Dentistry tab Read More …