Fortunately, many of the new safety precautions recommended to dentists have been in place in our office long before COVID-19.Read more »
Water Flossing 101
You have a choice of more than just dental floss to clean between your teeth. There are now hundreds of products on the market for interdental cleaning, ranging from wooden sticks to interdental brushes, and now even oral irrigation devices also known as water flossers (or Water Piks.) Clinical studies of the Water Pik haveRead more »
How do we deal with dental anxiety?
We deal with dental phobia every day, and we get it. While our goal is always to make you as comfortable as possible and to give every patient a great experience, we understand that dental phobia is real and can be truly scary.Read more »
Why we care about your sleep quality
Our dental patients should know why we are listening (and looking) closer for the telltale signs that they may not be sleeping well.Read more »
Does oil pulling really work?
We support holistic approaches to your oral care. Here's some real talk about oil pulling and how we think it can be beneficial.Read more »
Dental Mythbuster: cavities don’t always hurt.
Sometimes cavities fly under the radar, but ignoring early detection can result in a trainwreck.Read more »
Using supplements? Tell your dentist.
Everything you ingest, even vitamin supplements, causes a certain reaction, and your dentist should know about what's in your body.Read more »
Managing dental anxiety in children
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and going to the dentist, as we all know, is an important part of keeping our kids’ mouths healthy. Still, it typically doesn’t rank very high on any parent or child’s “want-to-do” list. Being asked to sit still — often tipped back in a big chair — withRead more »
How to inspire great dental habits in kids
Untreated dental care remains one of the most prevalent diseases affecting children and young people’s ability to speak, eat, play and socialize. We believe in innovative oral health education so that parents and children understand the impact of sugar on teeth and the importance of a good oral hygiene regime.Read more »
Should you use activated charcoal toothpaste?
Activated charcoal has been touted as the DIY win for whiter teeth. But is brushing with charcoal toothpaste safe and effective?Read more »