On the Blog

How-Long-Do-Dental-Fillings-Last

How Long Do Dental Fillings Last?

If you had a cavity and went to the dentist to get it taken care of, you likely left the facility with a shiny new dental filling. At this point, most people completely forget about their fillings and go on with their normal lives never thinking about it again. This holds true until a filling […]

Chewing Sugar-Free Gum Boosts Your Oral Health

We’ve all been in a situation where what we had for lunch is making our breath a bit foul; most of us just pop a piece of gum into our mouth for freshness. But, did you know if you select the right kind of gum it cannot only freshen breath but also prevent decay and […]

What’s So Funny About Wisdom Tooth Removal?

There are a ton of post-wisdom teeth removal videos online that show funny reactions people have when waking up from the general anesthesia. Generally, the videos are taken by the parents of those undergoing the procedure and end up being so funny that they have to share them online. Many have gone viral and been […]

The Facts About Fluoride

The Facts About Fluoride

Fluoride is a mineral found naturally in soil and water. The compound is also contained in various concentrations in foods and beverages. Fluoride treatment is used to help prevent tooth decay by strengthening the enamel. This restorative substance also remineralizes teeth which helps repair early signs of decay before a cavity can develop. Types of […]

Why is Your Tooth Hurting?

Why is Your Tooth Hurting?

When most people think of a toothache, they immediately think of cavities. And, while this is often the case, there are actually a number of reasons someone may experience a hurting tooth. Some of the most common reasons someone may experience a toothache include: Tooth Sensitivity – Tooth sensitivity is an extremely common condition, with […]

Reasons for Tooth Extractions

Reasons for Tooth Extractions

Unlike our primary teeth, our permanent ones are meant to last our entire life. However, a variety of reasons can result in a tooth extraction being necessary.

Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Maintaining a Healthy Smile

Healthy teeth come with routine preventative care and good oral hygiene practices at home.