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 [...]

By |2017-05-01T04:32:34-06:00May 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 [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:31-06:00May 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 [...]

By |2017-04-01T02:07:52-06:00April 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. [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:32-06:00March 19th, 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 [...]

By |2017-02-27T22:33:21-06:00February 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 [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:32-06:00January 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. Significance Your teeth [...]

By |2020-02-03T16:03:32-06:00January 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 |2016-12-26T04:11:01-06:00December 26th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments