How Diabetes Affects Oral Health

Living with diabetes often means having to be especially attentive to healthcare and the prevention of infections. Successful management of blood glucose levels can make a world of difference in the systems of the body, and unsuccessful management…

Are you anxious about Dental Care? How Sedation Dentistry Can Help

If the thought of going to the dentist fills you with fear or anxiety, you’re not alone. Many people experience “dental anxiety,” often to the point where they will neglect care or avoid making regular appointments entirely. But this only…

Mouth Guards Matter: Protecting Your Child’s Mouth During Spring Sports

Spring is here, and so are spring sports! While you’re shuttling your little ones back and forth between practices and games, or making sure their helmets and pads fit well and do their job, it’s a good idea to consider the role that mouth…

8 Reasons to Love Your Smile

You’ve probably heard the expression that, “you’re never fully dressed without a smile.” Or perhaps you’ve heard “Smile, it’s free therapy!” Both of these smiley sentiments hold more truth than you may realize! Smiling improves…

6 reasons why you should see your dentist twice a year

The American Dental Association recommends that all adults visit their dentist for a checkup every six months, but why? Is it really that important to make an appointment twice a year? The short answer ? Yes, it absolutely is. You see, regular…

4 Reasons to Consider Porcelain Veneers

If you’ve considered porcelain veneers to take your smile up a notch, you’re not alone. Because of their stunningly realistic appearance, customization, and functionality, porcelain veneers are one of the most popular ways to correct a number…

Maintaining a Healthy Holiday Smile

There is nothing quite like a smile to express joy and excitement during the holiday season. While most folks are focused on gatherings, gifts, and grub, dentists and dental hygienists everywhere are focused on the impact all the extra treats…

Oral Care Tips For Runners

Running can be a fabulous way to take care of your heart, maintain a healthy weight, manage stress, and even lead a thriving social life. Unfortunately, it can do more harm than good for your oral health if you’re not careful. Patients can…
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Avoid the Candy Mayhem This Halloween With the Switch Witch

Dreading the massive pile of treats that will be spilling out of your child’s trick-or-treat bag this Halloween? Worrying about the damage that will inevitably occur to their oral health at the hands of sixty-five mini candy bars, twenty-nine…

Want a Healthy Heart? Take Care of Your Gums!

Heart disease claims more lives every year in the United States than any other cause, approximately 610,000 per year (or one of every four deaths) to be precise. That’s an alarming number, and one that requires serious consideration for taking…