Know Your Gum Health Numbers!

HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LAID BACK in our dental chair wondering what the numbers mean that a hygienist calls out while examining your gums? They’re readings of the gum pocket depths in your mouth, and they’re an important part of monitoring your gum health. Pocket Readings Help Us Measure Inflammation Pocket depth refers to your

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This Smartphone App Makes 2-Minute Brushing Fun!

FEW OF US ARE EVER SEEN WITHOUT our smartphone in hand. We love our devices because they make our lives easier! But did you know that your smartphone can also help you keep good oral hygiene habits? How Long Do YOU Spend Brushing Your Teeth? Plaque is soft, but it hides away in nooks and

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We Love Our Moms And Here’s Why… How About You?

SHE MAY HAVE TAUGHT YOU how to count, how to share your toys, and how to brush your teeth. And although each of our family dynamics vary greatly, one thing is certain… There’s really no way that we can adequately pay back our moms for the gift of life.Mother’s Day Is A Chance To Say,

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General Physicians Are Putting Renewed Focus On Oral Exams

YOUR MOUTH SAYS A LOT… Even when you’re not speaking. It can tell us if you’ve been brushing and flossing. It also provides clues about your overall health. Dentists have been aware of this for a long time. Lately, an increasing number of general practitioners are putting a renewed focus on oral evaluations during health

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How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating?

How Much Sugar Are You Really Eating? MODERN DENTISTRY, fluoride treatments, and preventive care alone can’t stop tooth decay when our diets are filled with sugar! Sugary Foods Cling To Our Teeth And Cause Cavities When sugar clings to teeth, bacteria feeds off of those sugars, producing an acid byproduct that wears away tooth enamel.

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April Is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

    THIS YEAR ALONE, 400,000 people throughout the world will be diagnosed with oral cancer. 40 percent of those diagnosed won’t live another five years. Oral cancer has such a dismal survival rate because it’s usually not detected until very late in its progression. Because April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we’re encouraging everyone

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Numb Lip? Fillings Keep Small Problems From Becoming Big Ones

  [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_youtube id=”kH2P4lgMzuA” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””/] Numb Lip? Fillings Keep Small Problems From Becoming Big Ones YOU’RE RETURNING TO WORK after your dental appointment with a numb lip, thanks to

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A Healthier Mouth = A Healthier Heart

 [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][fusion_youtube id=”FIMQhTVMjwU” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”” class=””/] OUR BODIES ARE ECOSYSTEMS where a change in one area affects other areas. This connection is becoming clearer as scientists continue examining the links between

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March Is Nutrition Month! Eat Right To Smile Bright

IN HONOR OF NATIONAL NUTRITION MONTH, we’re sharing a basic guide to a diet that supports your healthy teeth and mouth! Read on to learn how to keep your mouth happy… Eat More Of These Leafy Greens: Dark, leafy greens like kale, spinach, and collard greens have calcium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, and magnesium; all

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Next Time You Burn Your Mouth on Pizza…

  Next Time You Burn Your Mouth On Pizza… SOMETIMES YOU JUST CAN’T RESIST! It’s SO cheesy and saucy—right out of the oven! You dive in and take your first bite… Uh oh! Too soon! You’ve got “pizza burn!” Pizza Isn’t The Only Culprit You’ve probably burned your mouth before on coffee, soup, and other scorching

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