Valentine’s day dental tips – love your teeth too!

Love is in the air, and we bet you are looking forward to spending some quality time with your sweetheart, as well as indulging on some Valentine treats. Here are some Valentine’s Day Dental Tips to keep your teeth shining. BAD BREATH While bad breath can be a common symptom of a great meal, it’s probably not…

7 Questions Patients Ask About Crowns

Who is a candidate? Dental crowns are used to replace or repair a single tooth while bridges are used for multiple teeth. You should go for a crown if you have such problems as a fractured or cracked tooth, one of your teeth has had a root canal and you want to strengthen it, you…

How to Help a Child Who’s Scared of the Dentist

Your child’s next dental appointment is bound to go smoothly if you follow these tested tips on prepping for and getting through the visit. Going to the dentist, as we all know, is an important part of keeping our kids’ mouths healthy. Still, it typically doesn’t rank very high on any parent or child’s “want-to-do”…

What’s the Difference? Teeth Cleaning vs Whitening

Teeth cleaning and teeth whitening are two types of dental procedures that confuse patients. However, these procedures and their goals are actually quite different. The primary goal of teeth cleaning is to remove plaque and tartar from the surface of the teeth, in order to prevent tooth decay and gum disease. The main objective[…]

Tips to Keeping Healthy Teeth in 2019

It’s the month of new resolutions and keeping your teeth healthy could be the easiest one to keep this year. You may already have a regular dentist and a daily routine, but you might be missing some key opportunities to improve your smile. Start a Routine of Proper Daily Care Brushing your teeth regularly is…

Things you should know about Mouthwash

A question that many of our patients ask us is “Should I be using mouthwash?” We’re glad they do ask, because patients should consult their dentist or oral health practitioner before using any mouthwash. The fact is, mouthwashes may mask the evidence of dental or other health problems. The most common of these is bad…

Root Canals Really for Children: Yes? No?

The words “root canal” still strikes fear into the hearts of many. What happens if you find out that your child needs one too? If a tooth is severely injured or decayed, your child’s dentist may recommend doing a root canal treatment. Is root canal for children truly necessary? Is it the best solution to…

My Child Has Cavities Despite Regular Brushing!

A very common concern with parents is children having cavities at young age despite the fact that they have been brushing regularly. We understand that dental cavities (tooth decay) are a disease caused by many varying factors that originates primarily due to lack of oral hygiene combined with other common factors such as high sugar…

Dental Emergency Procedures Can Help Save A Tooth

Handling a dental emergency can be tricky when you or a loved one is in pain, but a quick and appropriate reaction can help save a tooth in danger. The American Dental Association recommends that you become familiar with these dental emergency procedures just in case you ever have a dental emergency. If a tooth…

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