The Truth About Smile Direct Club

Everyone wants to have healthy, straight, and white teeth. In addition to making us feel great about ourselves, we also understand that having an attractive smile has a huge impact on the way that others see us. It is no wonder that so many of us are interested in straightening our teeth by using clear […]

Oral Care Tips To Prepare For This Holiday Season

Maintaining good oral hygiene is important for our overall health, both for children and adults. But it can be really hard to keep up that oral health care routine during the holidays. Between the candy from Halloween, the sticky Christmas and Hanukkah treats, and the holiday schedules that involve travel or late bedtimes, there are […]

Brushing Your Teeth To Avoid Cavities

As kids, we’re told that cavities are a bad thing, and that we need to brush our teeth regularly to avoid them. But how bad are they really? And do we really know how to avoid cavities? As it turns out, those things we learned as kids are true…but there’s more to the story. What […]

What We Learned From a Tooth Decay Experiment With Eggshells

Ever have trouble convincing a kid that candy, soda, and other sweet treats really can hurt his or her teeth? Are your warnings about rotten teeth not being taken seriously? There’s a simple and fun experiment you can do to show the effect these things have on tooth enamel over time. It’s a simply tooth […]

Top Treats & Foods That Damage Teeth During the Holidays

We all want healthy teeth and healthy gums. But the lure of sweet treats, delicious drinks, and decadent desserts during the holiday season can overwhelm our otherwise sensible choices. Unfortunately, holiday foods that damage teeth are all-too-common this time of year. Time to switch things up and try a new tradition: Holiday treats that can […]

Tucking Braces Behind Teeth to Secretly Improve Your Smile

“Braces behind teeth,” also known as lingual braces, are like standard braces except that they fit behind the teeth, rather than in front. The benefit of lingual braces is that they are practically unnoticeable. However, they are more expensive than other kinds of braces and may be uncomfortable for some. Just like Invisalign, they are […]

What is an Amalgam? A Look at Dental Fillings

Fillings are one of the most common dental procedures. If you’ve ever experienced tooth decay (otherwise known as a “cavity” or “caries”), chances are you’ve had a filling. Dentists use fillings to repair and replace cavities that would otherwise leave the soft inner tooth (known as “dentin”) exposed. Without a dental filling, untreated cavities can […]

What to Expect at Your First Dental Appointment

Ready for your visit to the dentist? Whether it’s your first time visiting a new dentist, or you just haven’t been in a while, here’s what you can expect from your first dentist appointment. Prepare For Your First Dental Appointment X-rays Unless another dentist office has shared your dental records, your first dental appointment will […]

Common Dental Procedures During Your Dental Visit

You might be surprised how many services are offered by your family dentist. In fact, the term “general” dentistry can actually be a little misleading, because your general dentist actually specializes in a wide range of common dental procedures — from basic to highly sophisticated treatments! Common Dental Procedures Whether you’re keeping up on your […]