Getting A Second Opinion Is A Good Thing!

Why getting a second (third or fourth) dental opinion isn’t a bad idea, and I am a dentist.  I've been a dentist for over 45 years. I've seen the good, bad and ugly side of dentistry. I'll be the first to come clean and say that it's not typical for dentists to bash other dentists; [...]

By |2018-04-30T19:12:54+00:00April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting A Second Opinion Is A Good Thing!

Floss Decisions: Which Type Of Floss Is Best?

Having traveled down the oral care aisle of your local CVS or Walgreen's; it's not hard to see that the market is flooded with new solutions to old dental problems. From water pic irrigation devices to one-time-use toothbrushes and everything in between – there’s no shortage of choices!    We get a lot of questions [...]

By |2018-03-23T18:01:51+00:00March 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Floss Decisions: Which Type Of Floss Is Best?

If your gums bleed, you may have Gingivitis.

What is Gingivitis? Gingivitis is inflammation of the gums. The initial stage of gum disease and the easiest to treat. The direct cause of gingivitis is the plaque that builds up below the line of the gum. Plaque is the soft, sticky, colorless bacteria that always forms on the teeth and gums.  If plaque is [...]

By |2017-12-15T20:07:17+00:00December 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on If your gums bleed, you may have Gingivitis.

Staying Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Your third molars typically referred to as the wisdom teeth, are the last molars to erupt in your mouth, usually in your late teens or early twenties. Nearly 85% of adults have had their wisdom teeth removed most commonly because their jaws couldn’t accommodate the additional growth. Wisdom teeth are supposed to grow in behind [...]

By |2017-09-28T18:36:05+00:00September 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Staying Wise About Wisdom Teeth

Why Invisalign is the Right Choice for Your Smile

If you cover your mouth when you smile or are uncomfortable with showing your teeth, it’s time you found a great solution for your crooked teeth. Invisalign, also known as invisible braces, is a practically invisible teeth-straightening option designed for teens and adults. It’s the best and quickest option, usually only taking a year, on [...]

By |2017-08-29T19:43:08+00:00August 29th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Invisalign is the Right Choice for Your Smile