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…
Avoid Halloween Candy

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…

5 Smile-Friendly Ways to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth

Got a sweet tooth? The craving for something sweet and delicious is something most people can understand. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to completely ignore cravings that arise. In fact, this behavior can lead to binging, or swinging…

5 Ways to Protect Tooth Enamel

Think of your tooth enamel like a protective shield that coats each tooth. It defends against decay and sensitivity, providing a barrier that keeps germs out and the sensitive nerves within our teeth safely tucked inside. Enamel is tough—in…
Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth Sensitivity? Sodas & Bottled Beverages May Be to Blame

Do you find yourself avoiding your favorite treats and beverages due to tooth sensitivity? Is the thought of sipping an ice-cold drink or a hot cup of tea unbearable? Tooth sensitivity is no fun at all, as anyone who has experienced it can attest. There…
Tips for a Healthy Summer Smile

Best Summer Treats for a Healthy Smile

Summer is just around the corner, and soon it will be time for cook-outs, picnics, ball games, parties, and more. But before you reach for the ice cream, popsicles, and sodas, stop and consider some healthier choices for your summer smile. High-sugar…
What to do if a tooth gets knocked out

What to Do if a Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Spring is here in full force, which means warmer weather and all of the wonderful sports and activities that come with it. Now that we’re all crawling out of hibernation and getting more active, some minor accidents are bound to occur. The…