Dealing with Tooth Sensitivity to the Cold

What causes tooth sensitivity? You may be surprised to find out how tooth sensitivity occurs. First, you need to understand the anatomy of the tooth. The dentin is the layer of tissue that is beneath the hard surface of the tooth, known as the enamel. Think of the tooth in layers: First, you have the […]

Ring in the New Year with a Healthier Smile

It’s that time of year when resolutions are made, exercise clothes are purchased, and gym memberships are renewed. Most people renew their vows to their health, but most don’t think about their dental health. If a brighter, healthier smile is on your list of resolutions for 2016, here are our recommendations on meeting your goals. […]

DIY Dental Ornaments for Your Dentist

With the holidays just around the corner, you may be wondering how to thank your dentist for keeping you and your family’s teeth healthy and in tip-top shape. What better way to show your appreciation than by making your own do-it-yourself dental-themed Christmas ornament? This is an activity you can do with the whole family […]

Tooth Healthy Sugar Substitutes

Ahh, the holidays. There’s nothing quite like grandma’s apple pie. Or your Uncle Frank’s homemade brownie a la mode. Not to mention those famous gingerbread cookies your Cousin Ann makes, or that deliciously gooey and sweet s’mores pie that your brother and his girlfriend always bring. Before you know it, your belt has been loosened […]

3 myths about dental care

3 Myths About Dental Care to Stop Believing

You think you know all there is to know about keeping your teeth clean, shiny, and healthy. Unfortunately, you may not know as much as you think! These 3 myths about dental health are all too common–and they could be hurting your overall oral health. I brush my teeth. That means I don’t have to […]