Toothbrush Origins

Have you ever wondered how toothpaste came to be? The history of toothpaste goes back for thousands of years. The toothpaste we know and love today has come a long way from its original form. Our dentist and team in , , are excited to share some fun toothpaste facts with you! Way back in… Read more »

Improving Your Smile with the Invisalign® System

When you hear the word “orthodontics”, what comes to mind? For many, it is the familiar visions of a mouthful of metal, painful adjustments, dietary restrictions, and awkward moments. On the other hand, there are people who could have benefitted from braces when they were children or teens, but did not have access to them…. Read more »

What to Do About an Abscess

A pain in your tooth may be caused by any number of things. You may have a piece of food debris lodged near the tooth, or you may be suffering from a cavity or a cracked tooth. If you have left a cavity or damage to your tooth untreated, you run the risk of an… Read more »

A Simple Dental Guard Can Help Reduce Your Chances of Suffering Complications from Bruxism

Bruxism is a term used to describe the chronic occurrence of unconsciously grinding your teeth while sleeping. While it might not seem like a significant problem at first, the clenching of jaw muscles and the force of hard grinding can damage teeth and distress the temporomandibular joints that hinge your jaw. If a tooth is… Read more »

Classic Dental Jokes

At our dental office, we like to have a good laugh with our patients every once in awhile. Here are some of our favorite classic jokes about dentists. Enjoy! Q: What was the Toronto dentist doing in Panama? A: Looking for the Root Canal. Q: Why didn’t the dentist ask his secretary out? A: He… Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Effectively Disguise Chronic Dental Staining Problems

The surfaces of your teeth are covered with durable tooth enamel. This is a biologically generated mineral substance known to have microscopic pores. When you consume dark foods and beverages, or if you occasionally use tobacco products it can cause tiny dark particles to adhere to the surfaces of your tooth enamel. As this starts… Read more »

A Guide to Root Canals

If left untreated, disease or damage affecting your tooth could eventually affect the pulp. If this should occur, however, it may be possible to save the tooth with a root canal. To learn more about root canals, read on: – Root canals are used to remove damaged pulp in order to save a tooth. –… Read more »

Your Oral Hygiene Bed Routine Should Include These Things

Do you ever wonder what should be included in your before-bed oral hygiene routine? If so, Dr. is more than happy to help you! First, scrub your smile with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. It’s best to brush for two minutes and thoroughly clean each tooth. When you are done, rinse your mouth and… Read more »

Makeover Your Oral Health Care to Ensure Your Mouth Will Remain Cavity-Free

If you are in need of an oral health care makeover, the first step is to eliminate chances of cavities destroying your teeth. Cavities exist as forms of tooth decay that have occurred to the point where dental erosion is so strong a hole has formed in a tooth. When this occurs, it must be… Read more »

Keeping Your Mouth Healthy During Pregnancy

Parents look out for the best interests of your child. When you’re pregnant, the things you eat can have a huge impact on the health of your child. That’s why it’s important to be conscious of the types of foods and drinks you choose to eat when you’re pregnant. We’ve put together this information on… Read more »