Do Not Push Into Your Gum Tissues and Saw Back and Forth

Pushing things into your gum tissues or sawing items back and forth across them is bad. Either of these actions can damage your gums. This is especially true of the area between your teeth where cleanliness is vital. Why Sawing Back and Forth With Floss is Bad The proper way to floss your teeth is to pull it up and …

Relaxing in Our Office Makes the Experience for Everyone Better

Recent surveys show that a considerable percentage of clients get frustrated with lengthy waits. While service delays may be inevitable from time to time, our facilities ensure that every minute you spend on our premises is as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. Our Space We care about keeping our clients from fretting about wait time, and our space is a …

Reasons Your Gums May Get Sore Now and Again

Your gums are sensitive and can easily be damaged. That’s why you may feel some soreness in your gums from time to time. While constant pain or soreness that is focused on one spot can be signs of concern, when should minor soreness worry you? If you understand why your gums could be sore, you will know when you need …

What Antacids Do to Your Teeth

If you need to take antacids for an upset stomach or other gastrointestinal problems, you could be creating a problem for your teeth. Antacids are usually flavored and contain added sugars to make them easy to chew, which can damage your teeth, especially if you take them in the middle of the night and don’t brush immediately after. Antacids and …

What a Full Oral Hygiene Routine Should Look Like

Most of us know that we should brush twice day, and we all know the benefits of dental floss, yet so few people seem to be able to follow through on a good oral hygiene regimen. The fact is, taking good care about your teeth isn’t just about having a pretty smile; it also can help ward off a host …

Talk to Us if Something Hurts Instead of Trying to Deal with It on Your Own

If your tooth hurts, there are a few things that you can do on your own to alleviate the discomfort. However, these are activities that should help with your pain temporarily, and you should always follow up with an appointment with our office. Trying to deal with a toothache on your own will simply address the symptoms and will not …

Symptoms You Have an Urgent Dental Problem

Most of us experience occasional tooth pain: a twinge here, a little bit of cold sensitivity there. We make a mental note to schedule an appointment, then we carry on with our day. A nagging pain in your tooth may get your attention, but how can you tell the difference between scheduling a routine dental appointment and a real dental …

When Should You Consider Bite Adjustment?

Your teeth should touch each other in a certain way, and your bite is designed to do just that. When there is even one tooth with a problem that causes a shift in your bite, there can be long-term consequences for your mouth.  There are many reasons that teeth don’t fit as they should including overcrowding, crooked teeth, missing teeth, …

What to Look for in Early Gum Disease Since Pain Isn’t a Symptom

Gum disease is an infection of the soft tissue that keeps your teeth in place. Sometimes the signs of infection are apparent, but at the onset, it can be hard to realize you have the condition. With proper oral care habits at home, like brushing twice daily, flossing, and regular visits to our office, you will likely enjoy healthy gums …

How White Bread Hurts Your Oral Health

In addition to regular checkups with our dentists and brushing and flossing daily, educating yourself about the right (and wrong) foods to eat is a great way to ensure that you have good oral health. While most people know that sugar is bad for your teeth, it promotes bacteria growth which in turn encourages dental decay, did you know that …