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Navigating Dental Insurance: Know Your Options

Insurance coverage helps millions of Americans make regular dental visits and it can be a major hurdle for those who don’t have it or when their employer changes plans. After all, nothing is more important than your health, and a healthy mouth is a crucial component of a healthy body. In those situations, what happens […]

The True Benefits of Flouride

Fluoride. Everyone’s head of it. It’s proudly displayed on countless toothpaste tubes as a featured ingredient, and it’s even included in some of the nation’s most popular mouthwashes. We’ve all heard our local dentist say that it’s good for our teeth, but do many of us know why? Many of our patients ask: what is […]

Hold the phone! Did you know you can schedule your dentist appointment online?

Take a guess. When do you think the most popular time to book a dental appointment is? If you guessed during working hours, you’d be right! For most of us, finding time to make a phone call during office hours can be a struggle. Wouldn’t it be great to book your appointment whenever it pops […]

Dental Night Guards Bring Lasting Relief

When we sleep, some of us are jaw clenchers. In fact, clenching your jaw or grating your teeth at night is caused by numerous genetic, physical, and emotional factors, either individually or compounded together. So, while a select few of us can control this behavior through good mental health practices, not everyone is so lucky. […]

Mind the Gap! Your Options for Replacing a Missing Tooth

There comes a time in almost everyone’s life where a tooth goes missing. Tooth decay and gum disease are the most common culprits for sure, but let’s not count out the occasional wipeout from over-confidence in athletic prowess. Whatever the case, there’s no need to struggle with being self-conscious about a missing tooth gap. You […]

Don’t Be Nervous! What to Expect from Gum Grafting

Your oral health is interconnected. Some folks struggle with cavities and tooth decay, while others are more prone to issues with their gums. To have a sturdy smile that lasts a lifetime, your teeth, roots, and your gums must all be protected. However, for a lot of people, gum recession happens so slowly they don’t […]

Dental Anxiety? Moderate IV Sedation Can Help!

Even we get a little nervous going to the dentist sometimes. So, we recognize going to the dentist can be scary at any age, even if it’s for something as simple as a cleaning or x-ray. For some potential dental patients, fear and anxiety are major reasons they avoid necessary dental work, especially with more […]

5 Ways Veneers Will Transform Your Smile FAST

When it comes to our teeth, wear and tear happens. Some of us are more prone to chips, damage, or staining either because of genetics or lifestyle. Porcelain veneers are a fast and easy way to get the smile you’ve always wanted, even if your teeth have sustained some damage. This cosmetic procedure is quick, […]

Invisalign Clear Aligners for Teeth Straightening: How it Works

Before Invisalign, our options for straighter teeth typically involved metal braces. Braces are highly effective and can correct even severely misaligned jaws, but a perfect smile is attainable without the brackets for most crooked teeth. What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a system of clear, custom aligners that fit snugly to your teeth to gently move […]

All-On-4 Dental Implants: A Better Choice for Smile Restoration

If you’ve suffered significant tooth loss, we want you to know that you’re not alone. More than 35 million Americans are missing all their upper or lower teeth. No one should have to live with the mental and physical health toll from a failing smile. The loss of tooth structure is not only linked to […]