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Diastema, or, Mind the Gap!

Diastema is a medical term meaning “space between”—or what the doctor and our team less formally call a gap between the teeth. Such gaps are common for children as they Read More

The Safety of Dental X-Rays

An article was released to the public stating that dental X-rays contribute to a type of brain cancer. After reading an article like this, your first thought may be to Read More

Is Coffee Damaging Your Smile?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many people have a cup, or two, or even three a day. It’s common to drink it in the Read More

How to Prevent Dry Socket

When you have a tooth extracted, your body immediately sets to work to help protect the affected area. The blood that collects at the site of the extraction clots to Read More

Memorial Day and Getting Ready for Summer

Memorial Day didn't become an official holiday until 1971, but Americans started gathering annually in the spring to remember those who lost their lives in war during the 1860s, right Read More

Good Dental Hygiene Impacts Overall General Health

There are many ways in which your oral health has an impact on your overall general health. There are naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth. Some of those bacteria, including Read More

Spring Cleaning

Just like that, it’s almost summertime. As the spring season ends, perhaps these lighter, brighter days are inspiring you to do a bit of last-minute spring cleaning. Or perhaps they’re Read More

How many times a day should I floss?

Flossing is one of the most important parts of your oral care routine. Many patients know they need to do it but find it difficult to fit into their busy Read More

Chipped Your Tooth? Now What?

Accidents happen. Next time you’ll wear your mouthguard when you skateboard, never use your teeth to open anything, and carefully step away from your grandmother’s hard candy dish. But what Read More

Earth Day

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read More

My gums are inflamed. What can I do?

Inflamed gums are a fairly common dental issue, but unfortunately, many people don't take the problem seriously enough. If you ignore inflamed gums and continue your usual routine, you could Read More

Famous Dentists in History

Every six months or so you head down to your local dentist for a teeth cleaning, but have you ever thought that your dentist could one day be famous? Well, Read More

Overall Health Can Be Influenced By Oral Hygiene

Keeping on top of your oral health is key when it comes to making sure your whole body stays healthy. The bacteria that occur naturally in your mouth can produce Read More

What's in toothpaste and how does it work?

the doctor and our team recommend that you brush your teeth two to three times a day, for at least two minutes each time. But have you ever wondered what’s Read More

St. Patrick's Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who Read More

My mouth is dry. What can I do?

Nobody likes a dry mouth. It is an uncomfortable and sometimes oddly unexplainable sensation that most people like to avoid. It is not a condition that automatically sends you into Read More

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