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Quick Tips for a Healthy Body This Holiday Season

The holidays are gearing up, and the goodies, gifts, and treats sometimes puts an overload on the blood sugar creating a difficult road on control. Therefore, as a reminder, this post is to help everyone-those with diabetes, borderline, or caregivers-to understand the connection between oral care and its effects on the kidney and liver functions […]

How to Care for Porcelain Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are among the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures performed. Patients love veneers because they make it possible to transform the look of your smile without the need for extractions, implants, or other major dental work. Furthermore, porcelain veneers can be made to match the look, feel, and function of your natural teeth. As […]

What’s a Root Canal and When Are They Necessary?

Just hearing those two words often evokes a feeling of dread in patients sitting in a dental chair: root canal. Specifically, you need a root canal. Let’s face it: root canals have a reputation for being painful, long-lasting procedures. But are they really as bad as they’re made out to be or do they just […]

Five Things You Probably Don’t Know About Dental Veneers

In years past, the smile you were born with was the smile you were stuck with for life. Fortunately, that’s not the case today. Cosmetic Dentistry– which is dentistry that is aimed at improving the appearance of a person’s smile– has become increasingly common over the last several years. Simply put: if you’re unhappy with […]

What to Expect at a Routine Dental Check-Up

If the mere thought of having a dental check-up gives you anxiety, you are not alone. In fact, it’s quite common to have some nervousness associated with going to the dentist. True dental phobia, on the other hand, is another matter entirely. Dental phobia is a paralyzing fear of the dentist, which leaves sufferers feeling […]

What Does Your Smile Say About You?

They say you can learn a lot about a person from the way he or she smiles. For example, a small, forced smile might mean that a person is being insincere. Alternatively, a broad, open grin can indicate friendliness and approachability. But did you know that your smile can also provide a glimpse into your […]

Cosmetic Dentistry for Misaligned Teeth

Do you have crooked teeth? If so, you probably know how this problem can easily put a damper on your smile. But thanks to cosmetic dentistry, there are several types of procedures that are successful in correcting misaligned teeth. If you’ve stopped smiling because of your crooked teeth, consider what these cosmetic dental treatments have […]

Dental Tips: 7 Tips to Help You Prepare for and Cope with Oral Surgery

Planning for oral surgery is something that most people will do at least once in their lives. Losing a tooth because of an accident, having wisdom teeth removed, or dealing with jaw-related problems that require surgery, are just a few of the reasons to visit an oral surgeon, and is something that can happen to […]

Impacted Teeth-A Dental Anomaly

Many people have heard of impacted wisdom teeth, but most are not aware that other teeth in the mouth can be impacted as well. Although an impacted tooth is uncommon, it is good to know exactly what occurs as one goes through the normal process of losing baby teeth during childhood to make room for […]

Keeping Your Teeth Healthy During the Holidays: Six Simple Tips

‘Tis the season for festive decorations, crowded shopping malls, gift wrapping, and plenty of holiday parties. Unfortunately, ’tis also the season for neglected teeth. With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, dental health often takes a backseat to checking items off that lengthy to-do list. What most people don’t consider, however, is that teeth […]