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Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?


It’s a great debate among husbands and wives, roommates, parents and children, and partners– is it better to brush your teeth before breakfast or after? Well, regardless of which side you are on, the answer isn’t as black and white as it may seem. First, let’s talk about what the American Dental Association recommends. It [...]

Should You Brush Your Teeth Before or After Breakfast?2024-01-18T18:53:49+00:00

Teeth Whitening, Veneers, or Both?


According to a study completed by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a beautiful smile can make a person appear more attractive, intelligent, happy, and successful. Would you like for those things to be said about you? We all would! Even more important than what others will think is what you think and feel about [...]

Teeth Whitening, Veneers, or Both?2024-01-18T18:53:56+00:00

It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family


The American Dental Association recognizes June as Oral Health Month. This is an opportunity for families to evaluate their oral health habits, get back on track, and create oral health goals. That may sound like a strange thing to do, but if you suffer from chronic gum disease, cavities, or bad breath, your oral health [...]

It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family2024-01-18T18:54:05+00:00

8 Good Toothbrushing Habits


Did you know that your smile is one of the first things other people notice about you? Healthy, beautiful teeth are essential to making a good first impression. And while there are many ways to achieve a healthy, beautiful smile, it’s important to start with the basics of oral health care–brushing your teeth. Your toothbrushing [...]

8 Good Toothbrushing Habits2024-01-18T18:54:11+00:00

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month


Spring is the season of renewal! Trees are blooming, birds are singing, and…we’re reminding you about the dangers of oral cancer. We know it doesn’t really fit with spring’s eternal feeling of hope and optimism, but April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month and early detection is a beautiful thing. The Prevalence of Oral Cancer The [...]

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month2024-01-18T18:54:19+00:00

Dental Assistant Recognition Week


Dental Assistants Recognition Week™ (also known as DARW) is held the first full week in March (this year, it's March 6-12), and we want to take this opportunity to give our hard-working dental assistants the recognition they deserve! Our dental assistants are crucial to the success of our practice. They perform multiple functions, and we [...]

Dental Assistant Recognition Week2024-01-18T18:54:35+00:00

Why Do I Have White Spots on My Teeth?


Everyone wants white teeth, but not so much when that color appears in spots or blotches. Technically known as white lesions, white spots can develop on your teeth due a range of factors from diet to ingesting fluoride as a child. Common causes include: Fluorosis – Though fluoride is essential for strengthening teeth and preventing [...]

Why Do I Have White Spots on My Teeth?2024-01-18T18:54:41+00:00

10 Dental New Year’s Resolutions


‘Tis the season for reflection and resolutions. Of course, you can improve your oral hygiene any time of year, but there’s something about looking ahead that makes it seem not only possible but probable. Here are our top 10 Dental Resolutions – take any or all of them into 2022! 1. Floss Regularly We know [...]

10 Dental New Year’s Resolutions2024-01-18T18:54:48+00:00

5 Tips to Protect Your Teeth During the Holidays


There’s nothing like an unexpected trip to the dentist to derail the most wonderful time of the year. To ensure your teeth stay healthy through the holidays and beyond, follow these tips: 1. Teeth aren’t present-openers or nutcrackers This sounds like a no-brainer, but when an impatient child hands you a toy double sealed in [...]

5 Tips to Protect Your Teeth During the Holidays2024-01-18T18:54:56+00:00

5 Things to Know Before Choosing Your Invisalign Provider


Once you’ve decided to use Invisalign® to improve your smile, the next step is to select the right provider. When choosing any healthcare provider, it’s essential to do your research and not simply go with the first name Google serves up. There are over 40,000 Invisalign providers in the US, so it’s important to weigh [...]

5 Things to Know Before Choosing Your Invisalign Provider2024-01-18T18:55:02+00:00