A Breakdown of What Candy Does to Your Teeth

Candy season is just around the corner. It’s not just all the Halloween candy that can have negative effects on your teeth. It’s all the gooey and sticky Thanksgiving and holiday treats as well. By the time the New Year rolls around, your mouth could be in pretty bad shape.… Read more

Teeth Whitening Tips for Sensitive Teeth

Teeth whitening is a good option for those who want to whiten up their smile, but is it safe for individuals with tooth sensitivity?

Many tooth whitening products involve a bleaching agents, typically hydrogen peroxide or carbamide peroxide. But, you can whiten up your smile without bleaching.… Read more

Can Tooth Enamel Grow Back?

Tooth enamel is one of the parts that make up your teeth. Tooth enamel comprises the outer layer of the teeth, and is the hardest kind of tissue in the entire body. It’s there to protect your teeth against bacteria and other things that could damage the teeth.… Read more

My Kid Got Braces…Now What?

Getting braces can be a sign that your child is growing up and getting ready to develop their unique adult appearance. The problem is that they are still kids in many ways, and will therefore need some parental guidance about wearing and caring for braces.… Read more

Botox for Headaches and TMJ

When you think of Parke and Rogers Exceptional Dentistry, you might not think about us in terms of Botox. You are probably aware that our general dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, same-day crowns and bridges, and teeth-whitening services can help you look your best, but Botox for headaches and TMJ can help you feel your best, too.… Read more

What is Bruxism?

Our upper and lower teeth are designed to touch against each other only when we bite into or chew our food. However, many people suffer from jaw clenching or unnatural tooth grinding that can compromise the integrity of their teeth, causing wearing, cracking, jaw impairments and other health issues.… Read more

Water Flossing vs. Regular Flossing

As you strive to improve your oral health and dental care between visits to your dentist, flossing is at the top of your to-do list. But how should you floss? You have a couple of options. These include water flossing with a water pick, and using dental floss for manual flossing.Read more

What Causes Sensitive Teeth?

If you cringe at the thought of eating something cold and prefer your water room temperature you’re not alone. Sensitive teeth are a common dental problem. Many people experience discomfort or pain when they consume cold or hot food or drinks – or even if they breathe in very cold air.… Read more