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Oral Health and Quarantine

June 18, 2020 - by admin

Quarantine is a great opportunity to get oral health back on track. Making sure teeth and gums are healthy helps ensure overall health is top notch and pearly whites are their whitest.

Oral Hygiene and Coronavirus

May 27, 2020 - by admin

Maintaining proper oral hygiene during the COVID-19 pandemic is extra important. But it’s also a bit more difficult with many dental offices closed for appointments.

Sleep Apnea Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Sleep Apnea Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

March 19, 2020 - by admin

Obstructive sleep apnea in pregnant women may increase their risk of developing gestational diabetes. This pregnancy-related condition can cause high birth weight in babies and increase the mother’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes later in life.

How the Sun Can Benefit Oral Health

How the Sun Can Benefit Oral Health

March 12, 2020 - by admin

Sunlight can provide vitamin D, which has benefits for oral health in the form of calcium production, prevention of infections and protection against gum disease. But too much sun can lead to burns, even on the mouth.

It’s Time to Spring Clean That Mouth!

It’s Time to Spring Clean That Mouth!

February 29, 2020 - by admin

With spring right around the corner, it’s time for that annual spring cleaning. Time to wash the curtains, clean the baseboards and get out all the dust and grime that has accumulated over the winter. But that doesn’t just apply to your house. For…

Can Dentistry Reverse Aging?

Can Dentistry Reverse Aging?

April 6, 2022 - by admin

When you look at yourself in the mirror, do you look your age? Now, smile. Do you look older? Sometimes aesthetic flaws in your smile can affect your overall appearance, making you look older than you are. We believe your smile should make you…

The Hidden Side Effects of Smiling

The Hidden Side Effects of Smiling

March 7, 2022 - by admin

“When you’re smilin’, when you’re smilin’The whole world smiles with youWhen you’re laughin’, when you’re laughin’The sun comes shinin’ through” These lyrics from Frank Sinatra’s “When You’re Smiling” are seemingly true. Have you noticed that when you smile, you make everyone around you smile,…

The Benefits of Smiling

The Benefits of Smiling

January 6, 2022 - by admin

How many times do you smile throughout the day? Probably way more than you realize. This is because when you feel content or happy, your body’s physical reaction is to smile or laugh.  While it’s true that you can fake a smile or laugh…

Porcelain Veneers, Fact or Fiction?

Porcelain Veneers, Fact or Fiction?

January 6, 2022 - by admin

Considering veneers but afraid they’ll ruin your teeth? That’s one of the biggest myths about veneers. There are many common myths and misconceptions about veneers, but these falsehoods shouldn’t hold you back from getting a beautiful smile.  What Are Porcelain Veneers? Porcelain veneers are…

Camera Shy?

Camera Shy?

January 6, 2022 - by admin

Did you know that smiling has both emotional and physical benefits? It can help reduce stress, improve your mood and even make you look younger. But what if you don’t like your smile because it is dark or discolored?  If your smile has changed…

Protect Your Oral Health This Fall

Protect Your Oral Health This Fall

September 12, 2021 - by admin

Fall is finally here, and the country is starting to cool off and open back up. The fall means fall sports and outdoor fun, but heading outdoors can have its downsides, too. If you plan on going outside into nature this fall, don’t forget…

Do We Need a Sugar Tax?

Do We Need a Sugar Tax?

September 12, 2021 - by admin

“Tis impossible to be sure of any thing but Death and Taxes.” So said Christopher Bullock, way back in 1716 in The Cobbler of Preston. The same thing rings true today. We have taxes on all sorts of things these days, including in some…

Back to School Oral Health Tips

Back to School Oral Health Tips

September 12, 2021 - by admin

It’s officially back-to-school season, which means homework, bus rides, and extracurriculars are back in full swing again. These factors can really add up, packing your childrens’ schedules and making it difficult for appointments and sometimes, for self-care. But don’t let a busy fall schedule…

COVID-19 And Your Oral Health

COVID-19 And Your Oral Health

September 12, 2021 - by admin

With the pandemic still raging, it’s hard to turn on the news or go on social media and not hear anything about COVID-19. Whether it’s new infection rates, new mutations of the virus, or some other data, the coverage of this sometimes-deadly virus has…