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Nutritious Eating to Promote Oral Health

As we begin to prepare for back to school, it’s time to start thinking about healthy lunches for our little ones.  When life gets busy it can be tempting to reach for convenient processed foods that lack nutritional value.  But healthy meals and snacks are good not just for our bodies, but for our teethRead more

Oral Care for Babies and Young Children

Your baby’s teeth will begin to emerge between the ages of 3-9 months, but most children don’t have a full set of teeth until about 3 years of age.   Some babies show little sign of discomfort whereas others experience moderate to severe symptoms.  Common symptoms are increased fussiness, restlessness, drooling, sensitive gums, and loss ofRead more

Why Fluoride Treatment Matters

Brushing your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and other over-the-counter products is a necessary part of maintaining your oral health. However, regular fluoride treatment at our office is an essential part of proper oral hygiene as well. Treatments help strengthen enamel on your teeth, and this will help prevent bacteria and tooth decay. We offer theRead more

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Being Well Informed About Periodontal Disease Is the First Step to a Healthy Smile.

Periodontal disease, often referred to as gum disease, is a common concern for many adults. Its severity can range from minor inflammation with a bit of discomfort to major damage to the soft tissue and bone that can even lead to the loss of teeth. As healthy patients strive to maintain their overall health, oralRead more

You Oral Health During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time, and in the midst of this excitement, your body goes through a seemingly endless array of changes. Your teeth and gums are no exceptions.  But pregnancy doesn’t mean that your oral care has to suffer.  In fact, now is a time to be more diligent than ever. During pregnancy, manyRead more

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The Truth About Root Canals

Even the bravest of patients become a bit wary at the mention of a root canal.   However, there are a lot of misconceptions about root canal procedures, and when you know the facts, you’ll see there is nothing to be afraid of. When Might I Need A Root Canal? A root canal is needed whenRead more

Should Your Child Drink Tap Water or Bottled Water?

We all know that water consumption is crucial to our overall health.  Drinking water prevents dehydration and flushes toxins out of the body.  Plus, the more water you are drinking, the less you are consuming sugary beverages that can be harmful to our health and teeth.  But did you know that your child gets moreRead more

A Beautiful Smile May be Easier Than You Think

Have you always wished for a better smile?  Do you feel a bit self-conscious about your teeth and find yourself covering your mouth or keeping your lips closed as much as possible?  You are not alone. Many people long for strait teeth to give them a boost of confidence, but after reaching adulthood, they feelRead more

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The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth – Dental Implants

Dental implants are superior to removable dental prosthetics or fixed bridgework.  Although everyone isn’t a candidate for dental implants, it’s an excellent choice for most patients who have good general and oral health. Often patients need to visit 2 separate dental professionals to complete the entire treatment.  However, I’ve received advanced training at the MischRead more

Are Your Dental Benefits Expiring?

Are Your Dental Benefits Expiring? You’ve paid your dental premiums all year, so it’s important you take advantage of your benefits, and not let them simply go away.  Most insurance companies provide policies that follow the calendar year.  So, if your benefits aren’t used by December31, 2016 they may be lost for good. Use ThemRead more