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The Link Between Stress and TMJ problems

While chronic stress can take a toll on your mental well-being, it can also harm your physical health, including your jaw. Read on to learn how stress can lead to temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems.
Oct 1st, 2023

Tips for Keeping White Teeth Throughout Your Life

Bright white teeth are a goal for many, but how do you keep your pearly whites pearly? Even after whitening treatments, you want to keep those results! Here are our best tips for keeping white teeth throughout your life.
Aug 1st, 2023

Should I Get Dentures or Dental Implants?

Both dentures and dental implants can restore your smile, but which one is right for you? While the decision is personal and dependent on several factors, here’s the scoop on dentures vs. dental implants.
Jul 13th, 2023

The Many Benefits of Family Dentistry

Are you new to family dentistry? Family dentistry is a branch of dentistry that provides dental care for every member of the family, from the youngest to the oldest. Read on to explore the many benefits of family dentistry.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Why Does My Jaw Keep Popping?

If your jaw pops, it could be due to a number of causes. Read on to learn about some of the causes and how the issue can be treated.
May 1st, 2023

Understanding the Two Types of Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is notorious for causing snoring, unrefreshing sleep, and morning headaches. The first step in getting a good night of sleep is finding out which type of sleep apnea you have. Read on to learn more.
Apr 1st, 2023

Why an Oral Appliance May Be Your Answer to Great Sleep

If sleep apnea is keeping you from getting a good night’s sleep, it’s time to consider your treatment options. For many, an oral appliance can be the answer for a peaceful night of sleep. Read on to learn more.
Mar 3rd, 2023

Why Are My Teeth Losing Their Whiteness?

There’s nothing quite as satisfactory as a dazzling smile. But, what happens when your teeth start to lose their whiteness? The first step is to determine why it’s happening. The next step is to treat the issue. Read on to learn more.
Feb 7th, 2023

Ready for Straight Teeth? Consider Clear Aligners

Are you ready to say goodbye to crooked teeth and hello to a dazzling smile? If so, Invisalign® clear aligners could be just what you need. Read on to learn what they are, how they work, and some of their many benefits.
Jan 18th, 2023

Start the New Year Off With a Brand New Smile

Each new year brings a chance to set new goals, and if treating yourself to a smile makeover is on your wish list for 2023, then read on. We’ve curated a list of the top ways you can start your year with a brand new smile.
Dec 1st, 2022

Tips for Caring for Your CPAP Machine

Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machines require a bit of daily cleaning and maintenance in order to keep mold and bacteria at bay. Read on to learn the top tips for caring for your CPAP machine.
Sep 1st, 2022

Are Jaw Issues Fueling Your Headaches?

There are many potential causes and triggers for headaches, and jaw issues can be one of them. If you have chronic headaches, read on to identify the signs that your jaw issues could be fueling your head pain.
Aug 11th, 2022

5 Invaluable Benefits of Restful Nightly Sleep

Sleep deprivation can lead to dark undereye circles, brain fog, and low energy. The good news is that making sleep a priority can lead to numerous health benefits. In this blog, we cover five of the most invaluable benefits of restful nightly sleep.
Jul 1st, 2022

What to Expect After Your Bridge is Placed

Dental bridges quite literally “bridge” the gap created by a missing tooth. Read on to learn about the four types of bridges and what you can look forward to after your bridge is placed.
Jun 1st, 2022

How to Make Sure Your Clear Aligners are Effective

Clear aligners can be a comfortable alternative to traditional metal braces, but how can you make sure your treatment is just as effective? Read on to explore five tips to ensure your clear aligners give you a great outcome.
May 4th, 2022

Tips for Adjusting to Your CPAP Machine

Sleep apnea causes intense snoring and can impact your heart health. That’s where CPAP machines come into play. These machines can treat your sleep apnea, but they’re not always easy to adjust to. Read these tips for adjusting to your CPAP machine.
Apr 1st, 2022

How to Prevent a Dry Socket After a Tooth Extraction

Dry socket is a rare — but painful — condition that can develop after the removal of a tooth. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of developing dry socket. Read on to learn more.
Mar 1st, 2022

5 Encouraging Facts About TMJ Disorders

Learning there’s a problem with your jaw can be discouraging, but it’s important to remember that TMJ disorders are treatable. To uncover five encouraging facts about TMJ disorders, keep reading.
Feb 2nd, 2022

Am I a Good Candidate for Veneers?

Veneers, which are thin shells made of porcelain, are excellent at transforming dull smiles into dazzling ones. Read on to learn if they could be a good fit for you.
Jan 1st, 2022

How to Make Your Teeth Whitening Last

After you have your teeth professionally whitened, your goal is likely to keep your pearly whites looking bright for as long as possible. In this blog, we share seven tips for maintaining the results of your whitening treatment.
Nov 1st, 2021

Who Needs Partial Dentures?

If you’re missing several of your teeth, partial dentures could be what you need. Read on to learn what partial dentures are, how they work, and who can benefit from them.
Oct 1st, 2021

Common Oral Health Issues in Seniors

No matter how old you are, you never outgrow the need for compassionate dental care. Seniors are more likely to experience certain oral health issues, such as tooth loss. Continue reading to learn more about common issues and how they’re treated.
Sep 1st, 2021

Should Every Child Get Sealants?

Dental sealants can help protect your child from tooth decay, but does every child need sealants? Find out what sealants are, who needs them, and how they’re applied.
Aug 4th, 2021

Who Should Use a Night Guard?

Are you waking up with headaches and a sore jaw? It could be because of teeth grinding or TMJ issues. A night guard can help keep your teeth and jaws comfortable. Read on to learn more.
Jul 26th, 2021

Chipped a Tooth? A Veneer Will Make It Look Like New

A chipped tooth can cause discomfort, but it may also make you feel self-conscious, especially if the chip is on your front tooth. Thankfully, veneers can restore a damaged tooth and make it look new.
Jun 15th, 2021

4 Signs of a TMJ Disorder

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders can cause a variety of symptoms, including headaches and clicking sounds. Read on to learn four signs that could indicate you may have a TMJ disorder.
May 3rd, 2021

Athletes: Protect Your Teeth With A Custom Mouthguard

You wouldn’t forget your helmet, so you shouldn’t forget a mouthguard. Mouthguards can help prevent broken or knocked-out teeth, jaw injuries, and oral cuts. Read on to learn about the benefits of custom-fit mouthguards.
Mar 2nd, 2021

Help! My Teeth Are Yellow

If you’re embarrassed by yellow teeth, you don’t have to rely on over-the-counter options. Professional whitening treatments are safe and effective. Read on to learn how a professional treatment can brighten your smile.
Dec 1st, 2020

What’s Included in Pediatric Dental Care?

Pediatric dental care supports your child’s oral health from the moment their first tooth emerges. From spotting cavities to assessing fluoride needs, pediatric dental care covers all aspects of your child’s oral health.
Nov 1st, 2020

Why Does My Jaw Hurt When I Wake Up in The Morning?

Waking up with a sore jaw isn’t fun, but pain in the morning can provide a big clue as to why your jaw may hurt. Read on to find out some of the reasons why your jaw may hurt and how you can get relief.
Oct 1st, 2020

What’s the Remedy for My Sleep Apnea?

If you have sleep apnea, you might think a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is your only option. But that’s not true. Lifestyle changes and oral devices may also be able to help you sleep soundly. Read on to learn more.
Sep 21st, 2020

The Perils of Teeth Grinding

Did you know that teeth-grinding can do more than just harm your teeth? It can affect your gums and jaws, too! Read on to learn what bruxism is, the complications that can come from it, what its causes are, and how you can prevent it.
Aug 12th, 2020

How Crowns and Bridges Preserve Your Smile and Dental Health

If you’re missing a tooth, or if your tooth is severely damaged, you may need restorative care, such as a bridge or crown. Continue reading to learn more about crowns and bridges and how they can help create beautiful, healthy smiles.
May 19th, 2020

Missing Some Teeth? Explore Your Options

If you’re missing one or more teeth, there’s no reason to hide your smile any longer. We offer several options for replacing missing teeth. Read on to find out which option could be right for you.
Apr 10th, 2020

Why Good Teeth Alignment Matters

Straight teeth can certainly enhance your smile, but good alignment is more than just a cosmetic concern. Read on to learn why a good alignment matters to your oral and overall health.
Mar 11th, 2020

Why You Shouldn't Skip Your Regular Dental Exam

You brush, floss, and avoid sugary food, so you may think all is well with your teeth and gums. When life gets busy it’s easy to skip a trip to the dentist. We share five good reasons you shouldn’t neglect your regular dental checkup.
Jan 15th, 2020

Do All Wisdom Teeth Need to Be Removed?

Is it best to have your wisdom teeth removed as soon as they come in or leave them in place until a problem arises? We want to help you understand these third molars better. Read on to learn whether all wisdom teeth need to be removed.
Dec 4th, 2019

How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

One of the quickest ways to refresh your look is a teeth whitening treatment at your dentist’s office. Professional grade bleaches ensure results you can’t get with home kits. There are, however, steps you can take to ensure long-lasting effects.
Oct 8th, 2019

It's Not Just Snoring: The Dangers of Sleep Apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea isn’t just an annoyance. It also poses some serious risks to your health. Understanding those risks is important for making sure you get a treatment that works — and that's comfortable and convenient to use. Here’s what you need to
Sep 4th, 2019

Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

Sure, veneers make your smile look picture-perfect. But they offer lots of other benefits, too — including benefits that can actually improve your oral health.
Aug 6th, 2019

Adjusting to Life with Dentures

Today's dentures are more comfortable than ever, and that means adjusting to your new dentures is probably a lot easier than you think. Not convinced? These five simple tips will have you feeling confident and relaxed before you know it.
Jul 5th, 2019

Your Migraines Could Be Caused by TMJ

One of the possible causes of migraine attacks is TMJ. Find out if your migraines could be from TMJ and what you can do to solve the problem.
Jun 10th, 2019

Dental Implants: Improve Your Smile and Your Oral Health

Dental implants don't just look and feel great — they can actually help improve your oral health and prevent future tooth loss. Learn how implants work and how they can help you enjoy optimal oral health at every age.
Apr 1st, 2019

Looking for a CPAP Alternative for Your Sleep Apnea?

Has your sleep apnea left you behind, making you too tired to be fully productive at work and to enjoy your usual leisure activities? You may have tried a CPAP machine and found it too complicated. An oral appliance may be a better answer for you.
Nov 26th, 2018

Benefits of Family Dentistry

Family dentistry provides care for all members of the family. There’s no fear of “aging out” of a practice. Read on to explore the many benefits of family dentistry and how we can support your family’s oral health needs.
Nov 1st, 2022