Coconut Oil Pulling

For centuries, the coconut tree has been called the “tree of life.” Virtually every part of the tree can be used or consumed. Coconut oil pulling is an ancient therapy that has been around for over 2,000 years. While it is gaining popular traction now as a “fad” for whitening the teeth, it is actually … Read More

What is TMD/TMJ?

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Do any of these sound familiar to you? Frequent headaches Pain or soreness in the jaw Pain in the face, neck, or shoulders Clenching teeth Popping or clicking sound in the jaw when you chew Tinnitus (ringing in the ears) Stuffy or congested ears If one or more of the previous symptoms were familiar with … Read More

Caring For Your Child’s Teeth

Parents have many responsibilities, and taking care of their child’s teeth until the child is old enough to do it properly is one of these sole responsibilities. Many parents are unaware of how early they should begin oral care at home, and they are often shocked to learn that their child has a cavity at … Read More

Sensitive Teeth

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Jolts of pain or extreme sensation inside the mouth are quite unpleasant. Whether you are eating ice cream, enjoying a hot cup of coffee, or rinsing your mouth with cold water – sensitive teeth can ruin the moment. Sensitive teeth are caused by the roots of the teeth being exposed. The most common cause of … Read More

Vitamins and Your Oral Health

The fast-paced life that most Americans live leaves little time to ensure that they are consuming all of the major food groups, let alone taking in necessary vitamins that the body needs to be healthy. While it is always important to talk with your primary care physician before starting any sort of supplement regimen, these … Read More

Are Dental Implants Safe?

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Modern dental implants have been around for over 30 years. During this time, they have been proven safe and effective time and time again for the replacement of missing teeth. In fact, dental implants carry a 98% success rate! Still, it is understandable that patients want to be reassured of their safety. After all, it … Read More

Professional Teeth Whitening

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Your smile says more about you than you probably realize. If your smile is attractive, people tend to find you more attractive. Not only that, but a nice-looking smile makes you appear friendly, approachable, and confident – all qualities that others find attractive. A beautiful smile can also help people overlook other qualities such as … Read More

Your Smile and Your Confidence

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First impressions give people a great deal of information about who you are. Sometimes a first impression gives people the right idea about you, while sometimes it does not. If you are unhappy or self-conscious about the appearance of your smile, you tend to hide it around other people; especially those that you do not … Read More