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Top Five Things that Stain your Teeth

Christmas is a time for family, feasting and fun.  It may be a time when people worry a little more about their smiles because we often take lots of photos during the holiday festivities.  There is still time for you to whiten your smile before Christmas.  But if you are too busy for that, you […]

Why Do Some Root Canals have to be Retreated?

We know root canals give some of you the heebie-jeebies.  Many people are afraid of root canals.  The thought that they don’t last forever and require more treatment can be upsetting.  Here, we aim to explain why it can be necessary to re-enter a root canal and make repairs. Brief Explanation of Root Canals In […]

Bad Holiday Habits to Avoid this Year

The holidays are full of family, food and fun.  Most people also enjoy some time off from work, which gets us out of our normal routine.  While you are enjoying a break, it can be easy to fall into some bad habits.  Here are some important things to consider as you relax this week. Drinking […]

How Sealants Protect your Teeth from Holiday Sweets

Most people think that sealants are just for kids.  The truth is that sealants benefit anyone with a risk for cavities.  As you approach the holiday season that we usually pack full of sweet treats, you should consider sealants as an option to protect your teeth. What is a Sealant? A sealant is a preventive […]

How Smoking Affects Your Mouth

You know smoking is bad for you.  You know it causes emphysema and lung cancer.  Did you know it is also really terrible for your oral health?  Smoking worsens your risk for every oral health problem. Smoking Causes Dry Mouth One of the ways smoking causes dry mouth is by physically drying out the tissues […]

How Long does Teeth Whitening Last?

As with most things, it is different for everyone.  Once you reach your desired tooth color with your teeth whitening method, you can expect the results to last an average of six months to a year.  The good news is that you do have some control over it! Do Different Types of Teeth Whitening Provide […]

What Can I Do about Sensitive Teeth?

Tooth sensitivity is not normal, and it isn’t something that you just have to live with.  You should not have to eat and drink everything at room temperature because you want to avoid the twinges of pain caused by hot and cold temperatures.  Are you ready to take action against sensitive teeth? Step One: Talk […]

How to Help Your Kids Prevent Cavities

While preventing cavities in your own mouth requires diligence in oral hygiene and dietary choices, preventing cavities in your children’s mouths requires even more of your attention.  Unfortunately, it is not like teaching your child to tie his own shoes and then trusting him to do it correctly every morning.  Preventing cavities involves a complex […]