Reduce Stress With Your Diet

TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders have a wide variety of causes and influencers. One of them is poorly-managed stress. Stress can cause you to clench or grind your teeth, among other things. And effectively managing stress can help prevent the development of TMJ issues. Did you know there are all kinds of healthy foods you can… Read more »

How to Properly Care for and Maintain Your Temporary Crown

A temporary crown is essentially a hard plastic cap that is cemented over an abutment to protect it while a dental lab makes your permanent crown. This temporary crown cannot fully restore the tooth’s ability to grind and chew. If your temporary crown is damaged or falls out it can seriously damage the abutment and… Read more »

Is Halitosis Cramping Your Smile?

Halitosis is an oral condition that can happen to anyone for a variety of reasons. Depending on the cause there are things you and your dentist can do to improve your breath. Read on to find out why your breath might smell and what you can do about it! Common Causes of Halitosis Improper Cleaning:… Read more »

How to Stop Bruxism from Ruining Your Smile

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a habit that many people don’t know they have. This is because the teeth grinding generally occurs at night. Many find out that they have teeth-grinding problems because they wake up with a dull headache or a sore jaw. Their spouses or partners also tell them about the… Read more »

Oral Care for Kids

To help you help your child grow into the smile they deserve, we have provided the following information you need to give your child the best oral health possible, no matter their age: Babies Many people believe that the primary teeth are unimportant and unnecessary, but this is simply not true. The baby teeth are… Read more »

Getting a Custom Mouth Guard

Tooth fractures and having a tooth knocked out are two of the more common dental emergencies. It’s estimated that each year over 20,000 teeth are knocked out due to contact sports. Many athletes find that off-the-shelf mouth guards are uncomfortable. This is even more common for athletes with braces. As a result, they tend to… Read more »

How to Sooth Your Teething Baby

Today our team is going to give you some simple remedies you can do to help your teething baby grow their first teeth. A popular way you can sooth your baby is by rubbing their gums with a clean finger. This is a great way to sooth some of the pain and discomfort you child… Read more »

The Importance of a Proper Teeth Cleaning

Do you ever wonder if you’re properly caring for your smile every day? If so, we are happy to help you! It is very important that you clean your smile by doing the following things: • Brush your teeth: Brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste…. Read more »

What You Need To Know About Cold Sores

Over half of the population has the cold sore virus herpes simplex virus 1 (HSV-1). The initial infection of this virus, which usually happens in children and young adults, is often mistaken for a cold or flu. However, the cold sore virus will live in your body for life, remaining dormant until a trigger activates… Read more »

A Few Things You Didn’t Know About Cavities

Keeping up on dental health helps to prevent tooth decay. When acids from plaque bacteria attack tooth enamel, a hole can eventually form that is a cavity. Daily cleaning plaque from teeth helps to prevent cavities from forming, but here are a few more things about cavities that you may not have known. Cavities are… Read more »