Embarrassed? – What Dentists Really Think

“My teeth are the worst the dentist has ever seen; I feel guilty, ashamed, and scared of ‘The Lecture’. I’m worried that the dentist will berate me, humiliate me, or judge me.”

Research has confirmed what we’ve known all along: that “intense embarrassment due to poor dental status or perceived neglect, often with fear of negative […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

7 Weird Things Your Teeth Are Trying To Tell You

Yellow teeth? Sensitive gums? What common dental issues really mean.

If your teeth could talk…
You’ve just noticed a crooked tooth. Was that there before? And come to think of it, your gums are feeling a bit sore. Oh well, it’s probably nothing. At least, that’s what you tell yourself.

Unfortunately, these seemingly small problems could be your […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Dental Bridges and Crowns — Learn All About Them!

With 178 million people in the U.S. missing at least one tooth and 33 million Americans having no natural teeth, National Prosthodontics Awareness Week aims to increase awareness about the importance of proper oral health and prosthodontic solutions to missing teeth.

“As a board certified prosthodontist, people ask me if they have to replace a missing […]

By |April 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Full Dentures, Partial Dentures, Denture Care

Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth. While dentures take some getting used to, and will never feel exactly the same as one’s natural teeth, today’s dentures are natural looking and more comfortable than ever.

There are two main types of dentures: full and partial. Your […]

By |March 19th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What Does Coffee Do to Your Teeth?

When it comes to kick-starting the day, many of us rely on a cup of joe. But what does it do to your teeth? Coffee lovers take note: Your morning routine might affect your dental health.

If it can stain your clothes, it can stain your teeth. This rule of thumb is unfortunately true about coffee. […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

What These 11 Drinks Do to Your Teeth

The foods and drinks that pass by your lips can have a dramatic impact on your health, starting from the first moment they enter your mouth.

The effect that beverages have on your teeth depends on several things, but it is primarily determined by overall acidity. Anything that measures 5.5 or less on the pH scale […]

By |February 27th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

4 Reasons Why Flosser Picks Are NOT a Healthy Option

Flosser picks (also called floss picks) have become very popular in recent years, especially for families with young children.

Manufacturers have touted their benefits as a great, fun way to get kids into the healthy habit of flossing by even putting children’s hero icons on the handles.  (Anyone up for a Dora flosser?)

But do these flosser picks […]

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

10 Common Flossing Mistakes

It seems so simple to just slide some string between your teeth to clean those hard-to-reach areas.  While the idea is simple, there are a few techniques that you need to master in order to maximize the return on the time you spend flossing.

By |January 30th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Relief of Tooth Pain From Eating Warm Food

When taking a bite of a warm piece of pizza or other hot food, you wince from tooth pain. This sensitivity to warmth may last for some time and can indicate the presence of a serious dental condition. Knowing when to seek medical treatment is important to ensuring your continued dental health.

Your teeth consist of […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Cold Tooth Sensitivity: What You Should Know

Sensitive teeth to cold is a very common problem. According to the International Dental Journal, nearly 57 percent of adults between the ages of 20 to 50 report having sensitive teeth. The good news is that these types of conditions are easily reversible, and sufferers now have more choices to help alleviate their sensitive teeth. […]

By |December 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments