How Are Masks Affecting Oral Health?

We know the last year has been tough. As we start to come out of the shadows of a global pandemic, many dentists are starting to see patients develop problems associated with wearing a mask for an extended period of time during the day.… Read more

How Virtual Meetings Reveal Smile Concerns

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guy on computerThere’s no question that platforms like Zoom have been a blessing for people who need to stay in touch with colleagues during quarantine. But as with most innovations, there are a few downsides. Among them? Many of us have become aware that our smiles aren’t quite as sparkling as they could be.… Read more

Veneers Can Address More Problems Than You Think

While most people wouldn’t hesitate to get a cavity filled, they consider options such as veneers to be a non-necessity. But veneers can do more than just brighten your smile, although that’s certainly an important function! These days, porcelain veneers — thin shells that adhere to your natural teeth — can also replace more complicated, lengthy dental treatments.… Read more

Brighten a Loved One’s Smile this Holiday Season

Do you have a loved one who is hard to buy presents for? Maybe you can’t pin down their size, or maybe you just aren’t sure of their style or favorite color. Either way, we’ve all been there before. Everyone has that relative or friend who is tough to buy for, which is why you should consider giving the gift that everyone can use — a brighter smile.… Read more

Bacteria in Your Mouth!

You already know that excess mouth bacteria — or at least, the wrong kind — causes problems like cavities. But these oral germs can also wreak havoc in ways you didn’t suspect. That’s why it’s so important to get rid of unhealthy mouth bacteria.… Read more

Oral Cancer: Recognize the Signs

While most people are aware about what cancer is and how it can impact the body, many people are unaware that cancer can also affect the mouth, lips and sinuses. Oral cancer is the growth of cells in an uncontrollable manner.… Read more

Teeth Whitening in Adolescence

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Adolescents laughingAs dentistry techniques have improved over the years, movie star smiles have become more and more attainable for practically everyone. And a big part of having the right smile is having those coveted pearly whites. It might sound a little odd to recommend teeth whitening for teens, but the procedure can be a safe way to boost their confidence.… Read more

Tips For Visiting the Dentist During the COVID-19 Crisis

The COVID-19 crisis has
changed the way we view professional services, including dental services. It’s
important that you do everything possible to protect yourself, but what about
when it’s time to visit the dentist? There are lots of questions about dentist
visits, since this is an essential service.… Read more

Are Dental Procedures Possible if You Have an Existing Medical Condition?

Are you scheduled for an upcoming dental procedure? If so, it’s
important to disclose any existing medical conditions to your dentist as soon
as possible. 

Are Dental Procedures
Possible if You Have an Existing Medical Condition?

Yes. In the event that you have a preexisting medical condition
such as diabetes or high blood pressure, however, it’s critical that you
disclose this information to your oral surgeon so that they can take the
necessary precautions.… Read more