Caring for Your Mouth with Type 2 Diabetes

It is important to realize that people who live with or have been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes typically have more problems with their teeth and gums than people without the disease. Being prone to oral infections can cause complications for diabetic patients. Below...

Options for Adult Braces

There’s good news if you didn’t have braces as a teenager and are tired of your crooked teeth! Perhaps you had braces when you were younger only to have your teeth shift back because you didn’t wear your retainers. If you struggle with the appearance of your smile as...

Alcohol and Your Oral Health

Tis’ the season to be jolly! With the holiday season upon use comes many occasions to enjoy alcoholic treats such as eggnog, spiced cider, wine and beer. However, if you are concerned about protecting your oral health, you will want to moderate your alcohol...

Cosmetic Dentistry

Are you are tired of your crooked teeth? Are you fed up with using whitening toothpaste and over the counter whitening strips that are not giving you the bright white smile you were hoping for? You deserve more, and so does your smile. Cosmetic dentistry offers dental...

Can Chewing Gum Be Good for Your Teeth?

Did you know that according to the U.S. Census Bureau the average American chews 1.8 pounds of chewing gum a year? Such a large amount of chewing gum per person proves that gum chewing is a well liked past time of many Americans. If you have a sweet tooth and have...

Advantages of Porcelain Inlays & Onlays

Porcelain inlays and porcelain onlays are dental restorations or indirect fillings created to restructure a tooth’s anatomy and function so it looks and feels like a whole, natural tooth. Similar to a metal filling, this more aesthetically appealing option can...

What’s up with Impacted Molars?

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars in the very back of your mouth that typically come in sometime between the ages of 17 and 21. Many people choose to have their wisdom teeth removed in their teen age years or early 20’s because of the potential crowding,...

Helpful Hints to Relieve Tooth Ache Pain

Similar to a head ache, belly ache or back ache, consistent tooth ache pain is not an ailment you want to overlook. There are a number of things that can cause a tooth ache from tooth decay to a loose tooth. Tooth sensitivity and impacted wisdom teeth are other common...