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23 07, 2019

Inside Look at Women’s Oral Health

By |2019-07-15T07:51:03-07:00July 23rd, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on Inside Look at Women’s Oral Health

Women Encounter More Challenges to Their Oral Health A woman's oral health is often directly related to her stage of life. Changes in hormone levels during puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, lactation, and menopause all impact the chemistry of what's going on in her mouth. It is important for everyone to practice good habits of brushing, flossing, [...]

16 07, 2019

Choosing the Right Toothpaste

By |2019-07-15T07:48:30-07:00July 16th, 2019|Preventative Dentistry|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Toothpaste

Overwhelmed by your choices? Here's how to choose the right toothpaste for you. While your toothbrush does most of the plaque removal, abrasive agents in toothpaste will scour food particles and plaque from your teeth. Fluoride is the best-known ingredient, added to make the outer tooth structure more decay-resistant. Fluorides work best when teamed with [...]

9 07, 2019

Removable Partial Dentures

By |2019-07-01T09:16:34-07:00July 9th, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Removable Partial Dentures

When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, several factors determine what treatment option will be best for each individual. Sometimes a patient is missing just a single tooth (or very few teeth) and isn't ready for dental implants or dentures. Sometimes the gums and underlying bone are too weak to support an implant or [...]

2 07, 2019

Repair Your Smile with Tooth Colored Fillings!

By |2019-07-01T09:13:55-07:00July 2nd, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on Repair Your Smile with Tooth Colored Fillings!

Tooth Colored Fillings for a Natural Appearance Do you have a cavity, but have always hated the thought of dark, metallic-looking fillings? Or maybe you already have one of these "amalgams" and it's time for a replacement? Well, consider the beautiful results that can be achieved with composite resin, tooth colored fillings. Your teeth will [...]

25 06, 2019

Let’s Trend Towards Better Oral Health

By |2019-06-16T15:14:03-07:00June 25th, 2019|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Let’s Trend Towards Better Oral Health

Tooth decay is declining in everyone except among preschoolers. What can you do to give your kids a better future? Before the first tooth comes in, wipe baby's mouth clean with a damp washcloth. Once a tooth emerges, use a soft toothbrush twice daily for about 3 minutes. Kids are old enough to brush their [...]

18 06, 2019

Brightening Your Smile…

By |2019-06-16T15:09:56-07:00June 18th, 2019|Cosmetic Dentistry|Comments Off on Brightening Your Smile…

You Owe It to Yourself Finally achieving a great looking, bright smile can mean a lot. Especially if negative feelings about your smile have been holding you back in life, causing self-consciousness about your overall appearance. Whether you are worried about a job interview, going on a date, or meeting with business clients, there are [...]

11 06, 2019

What’s with the Gloves?

By |2019-05-28T13:36:03-07:00June 11th, 2019|Patient Education|Comments Off on What’s with the Gloves?

You may have noticed that whenever we work inside your mouth (or touch something that will be going into your mouth) we will ALWAYS be wearing medical gloves to prevent contamination. Keeping Germs Out The subject of sterilization is more important than ever as we become more aware of the various communicable diseases that can [...]

4 06, 2019

Your Child’s Dental Safety

By |2019-05-28T13:17:48-07:00June 4th, 2019|Children's Dentistry|Comments Off on Your Child’s Dental Safety

Child Safety is No Accident From their first crawl, children are prone to accidents. Dental injuries may be more common during those early adventuresome years, but the risk to teeth doesn't diminish as children grow older. The best way to avoid dental injuries is to anticipate them and take precautions. Here are some guidelines that [...]

28 05, 2019

All About Bonding

By |2019-05-12T12:22:31-07:00May 28th, 2019|Restorative Dentistry|Comments Off on All About Bonding

Improving the smiles and self-esteem of our patients is one of the best parts of our job. And often this requires the use of dental bonding, a painless and easy way to restore damaged teeth, or just to improve appearance. A thin layer of liquid resin is simply brushed onto the tooth and cured with [...]

21 05, 2019

Vitamins, the Spice of Life

By |2019-05-12T12:20:34-07:00May 21st, 2019|Nutrition|Comments Off on Vitamins, the Spice of Life

"Recommended Dietary Allowances." "Minimum Daily Requirement." Do you sometimes feel bullied by vitamin manufacturers and dietitians? Since the science of nutrition got off the ground, 40 or so nutrients vital to our health have been identified. And depending on what they're selling, we're told we need more or less of one or the other. In [...]