What Exactly is a Cavity?

You have always been told that you must floss and brush your teeth regularly to avoid getting cavities. Most people think that only children can get cavities, but adults are also at risk of getting a cavity. In fact, seniors are at as high of a risk as children are, especially if they didn’t practice… Read more »

How to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

Nothing says success quite like dazzling, white teeth. Each year, people across the country spend countless hours and extraordinary amounts of money in the struggle to whiten their smiles. While many are prepared to have cosmetic dentistry procedures to achieve the smile they want, others wonder if home remedies can offer similar results. But before you enter… Read more »

Things to Do For Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day has long been thought of by Americans as the beginning of the summer season, just as Labor Day means summer is drawing to a close. But Memorial Day isn’t just about the first barbecue of the season – it’s a day of remembrance. Why do we talk about that here? Answer: because part… Read more »

Four Tips For Running Your Own Practice

Making the leap from being an employee to running your own business is an exciting time. For many dentists, opening a practice is the culmination of many years of planning. As with so many aspects of business, preparation can make a world of difference when the time comes to hang one’s shingle and start welcoming… Read more »

What is Teeth Clenching and Grinding?

Clenching and grinding one’s teeth (also referred to as bruxism) is a common dental problem. Grinding often occurs at night and is when an individual repeatedly moves their teeth back and forth against one another. Clenching generally happens during the day and is when we squeeze our teeth together forcefully. The precise cause of clenching and grinding is… Read more »

What is Dental Erosion & How Can I Treat it?

To fully comprehend tooth erosion, it is necessary to understand what tooth enamel is, why it’s important and the role it plays in tooth erosion. Tooth enamel is a dense, thin, outer material that covers your teeth. The enamel on your teeth helps to provide protection against substances, such as acid and sugar that may… Read more »