What is Sedation Dentistry and How Does it Work?

There are millions of Americans who are terrified of going to a dentist, and for that reason, they suffer unnecessarily with dental problems that could have been prevented altogether with preventative dental care. If you are one of those people who is horrified by the thought of drills, dental work and the whole experience of […]

How Often Should You Visit the Dentist?

As with all health recommendations, there is no single rule for how often you should have your regular dental checkups and cleanings that works for everyone. For decades, dentists have generally recommended that people should have routine cleanings every six months or so (twice a year), but this is just a general guideline and may […]

Deep Cleaning / Dental Scaling

When teeth and gums don’t get cleaned properly, the food particles mix with bacteria in your mouth and develop a soft substance called plaque. This plaque if not removed can turn into a harder substance known as dental tartar or calculus. If tartar is still not removed, it start impinging on the gums and create […]

Reasons skipping the dentist is bad for you

While most don’t love going to the dentist, we try our hardest to make ourselves do it twice a year. But for some reason, we skip the dentist more than any of our other health-related appointments. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 71.4 percent of women over age 18 had their teeth cleaned in […]

Cigarette Warning Labels

Cigarette Health Warnings Beginning September 2012, FDA will require larger, more prominent cigarette health warnings on all cigarette packaging and advertisements in the United States. These warnings mark the first change in cigarette warnings in more than 25 years and are a significant advancement in communicating the dangers of smoking. Effects of smoking on your […]

Oral B ProfessionalCare SmartSeries 5000 Kit Now Avaliable!

We are now selling Oral B’s best electric toothbrush. Oral-B’s most technologically advanced toothbrush, ProfessionalCare SmartSeries 5000 with SmartGuide provides Oral-B’s most advanced cleaning technology for ultimate plaque removal and also features a wireless SmartGuide. Separate, wireless SmartGuide helps maximize brushing performance Deep Clean mode removes up to 99.7% of plaque from hard-to-reach areas* Pressure […]

Most Dental Problems are Silent

Daily, I get asked from patients, if I am not having pain, why do I have to get a filling? Like cancer and heart disease in the body, most dental problems are silent. Lets look at a few silent dental problems. Cavities When a cavity starts to hurt, that is when it is almost too […]

Cleanings Only?

Cleanings Only? 11/6/2010 We have had a number of calls to the office asking us if we did cleanings only, as a new patient. When our reply is no, they get upset, say their goodbyes and move on. I want to take a moment and explain why our office doesn’t do cleanings only. If seen […]