Half of Adult Americans Have This Disease

One of the most important things you can do to maintain your oral health — and overall health — is to practice good oral hygiene at home. Brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day has a bigger impact than you may think. Without it, plaque and food can build up on your teeth, resulting in bacteria that hardens into tartar. Left untreated, tartar can irritate the gums and lead to gum disease, otherwise known as periodontal disease. Unfortunately, it is a common disease. A study by the Center for Disease Control found that half of adult Americans have some kind of periodontal disease.

Dress Up Your Smile for the Holidays

The holiday season is upon us, and that means parties and get-togethers as well as photo opportunities to capture all the memories. If your discolored teeth have you feeling less than excited about the season, there’s no better way to build confidence in your appearance than with a brighter, whiter smile. Would you like a quick and easy way to get whiter teeth? Click here to find out more.

How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Are you missing one or more teeth, or do you have a severely damaged tooth that needs to be extracted? Have we told you that you are a good candidate for a dental implant? We know that some of our patients are considering having implants placed but are concerned about proper aftercare. Read on to learn how you can ensure that your implants stay healthy.

Up Close and Unscripted — Personal Experience Speaks Volumes

Hearing from real patients about their experiences in our office can help you know what you can expect when you see us for a particular service. Recently, we had the pleasure of hearing from several of our patients who shared their reactions to one of our services. Click here to see what they are so excited about and how it changed their lives.

Did You Hear the One About the Root Canal?

The root canal has been the subject of jokes and “horror” stories for ages. However, it’s hardly a laughing matter if you are the one suffering the excessive sensitivity and pain of a severely damaged or infected tooth. Fortunately, today’s dental methods and technology have made the root canal commonplace and virtually painless. Any discomfort will be offset by the tremendous relief gained from the elimination of the pain associated with the infection.