• Signs and Symptoms You Need a Cavity Filled

    Posted on June 11, 2018

    Do you need a cavity filled? Certain signs and symptoms are the ultimate indicators – and we’ll get to those in a minute. But if you need a filling or related dental work, consider yourself part of a pretty large group. According to a well-known study, more than 9 in 10 Americans have some sort […]

    Signs and Symptoms You Need a Cavity Filled

  • 5 Signs of Gum Disease

    Posted on June 11, 2018

    Are you showing signs of gum disease? A better question might be, do you even know how to spot gum disease? The two most common types of gum disease are gingivitis (inflammation) and periodontitis (actual gum disease). The inflammation usually shows up first, but there are exceptions, depending on a number of factors: Age Family […]

    Signs of gum disease | Dr. Dental

  • Have Dental Cleaning Doom and Gloom? Prepare the Right Way! (Infographic)

    Posted on May 18, 2018

    If you’re having some anxiety over your next dental cleaning, you’re not alone. Many people tend to put off dental cleanings, for a variety of reasons. One of the most common is the fear that your dentist will find something that will require additional work. But you can help lessen the doom and gloom sometimes […]

  • 5 Common Oral Hygiene Mistakes to Avoid

    Posted on May 11, 2018

    Regular hygiene mistakes are spotted almost immediately. Remember that time you forgot to wash your hair? It’s noticeable right away. And how about getting dressed without putting on some deodorant? It’s happened to all of us, one way or another. Oral hygiene mistakes aren’t as widely advertised as regular hygiene slip-ups. But they’re still a […]

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  • Championship Caliber Tooth Care for Athletes

    Posted on April 10, 2018

    Defense wins championships. Never underestimate the heart of a champion. Practice makes perfect. The regular season is won in the offseason. Winning isn’t everything; it’s the only thing. Sports clichés are common. You could fill up a dozen NFL stadiums with them. Since they’re so popular, it wouldn’t hurt to add just one more: All […]

    Dental Tips for Athletes

  • Not Sure if You’re Brushing Your Teeth Properly? Read this to Find Out!

    Posted on March 20, 2018

    It seems like a simple question, but it’s much more difficult to answer than you’d think. For many people, brushing their teeth is a lot like breathing – it’s done so often, and has been done for so long, that it just automatically happens. Brushing your teeth properly is relatively easy to perfect. The act […]

  • 5 Reasons People Fear the Dentist – And How to Conquer Dental Chair Phobia

    Posted on March 16, 2018

    What are some of the most well-known fears? Ghosts. Haunted houses. Spiders. Speaking in public. Flying. Sitting in a dental chair. Wait – one of those things doesn’t belong, right? Actually, they all do. The fear of the dentist is right up there with some of the best-known phobias. Dental anxiety and general dental phobia […]


  • How to Ease Dental Appointment Anxiety

    Posted on March 9, 2018

    Does the thought of a dental exam make you worried? Is your dentist’s office the last place in the world you’d like to be? You’re not alone. About 10% of Americans suffer from some type of dental anxiety. That’s a major reason why many people choose to avoid the dentist altogether. But like many fears […]

    Easing Dental Anxiety

  • Brushing Baby’s First Teeth –Care for Perfect Smiles!

    Posted on February 27, 2018

    Your baby’s first teeth are cause for celebration! With every early memory comes some responsibility, a baby’s teeth need constant care. It’s important to brush your baby’s teeth the right way – more than 45% of U.S. children aged 2-11 have cavities. What’s more, the typical child has 1-2 decaying teeth. But with some practical […]

    brushing baby's first teeth

  • How Dental Care Changes As You Age

    Posted on February 20, 2018

    Teeth are the hardest part of the human body – even harder than bones. Despite the fact that tooth enamel is stronger than steel, it doesn’t mean they’re indestructible. In fact, the fact that teeth are so strong is actually counterproductive for good dental healthcare. One of the most common dental care mistakes is to […]

    Dental Care As You Age