• 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

  • Common Dental Problems Faced by Adults

    Posted on February 6, 2018

    Whenever there is breaking news or an announcement of the “next big thing” in personal health care, there’s a pretty good chance it’s NOT about dental care. From fad diets to which foods we should avoid to improving cognitive function, it seems like 99% of “health” news excludes everything and anything about the teeth and […]

    Common Dental Problems Faced by Adults

  • Eliminate Plaque & Stop Gum Disease – Advice Straight From the Dental Office

    Posted on January 18, 2018

    Gum disease usually isn’t regarded as a serious oral healthcare problem – but it should be. For a variety of reasons, many people think gum disease (technical term: periodontal disease) is one of those annoying health issues that should simply be managed, not eliminated. Yet equating periodontal disease to a sore knee or a brief […]

    Eliminate Plaque & Stop Gum Disease – Advice Straight From the Dental Office

  • Something to Smile About in the New Year: Oral Healthcare Resolutions for 2018

    Posted on January 9, 2018

    It’s already 2018. Which means that you’re probably taken action on your New Year’s resolutions. And if you’re like most people, there’s more than a 9-in-10 chance your resolutions won’t make it through the year. While most New Year’s resolutions are based on health-related goals – weight loss is easily #1 – oral healthcare resolutions […]

    Oral Health Care Resolutions

  • Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid: The Diet’s Role in Dental Health

    Posted on December 13, 2017

    Quick hypothetical: imagine a controlled study with Patient A and Patient B. Patient A’s diet consists of just broccoli, salad and broiled fish, with water as the only beverage. Patient B eats only butterscotch candy, Sour Patch Kids, taffy and candy bars, with generous swigs of syrupy, sugary sodas. After three days of the aforementioned […]

    Foods to Eat, Foods to Avoid: The Diet’s Role in Dental Health

  • What You Should Know if Your Teeth Are Sensitive to Cold

    Posted on November 2, 2017

    Do you have sensitive teeth, particularly to cold foods or beverages? If so, you’re not alone. More than half of all U.S. adults experience tooth sensitivity, and it’s one of the most common dental and oral health issues today. Causes for this common condition are sometimes hard to pinpoint, but there seems to be several […]

    What You Should Know if Your Teeth Are Sensitive to Cold

  • Shocking Sources of Bad Breath

    Posted on October 4, 2017

    Garlic. Hot peppers. Tuna. Onions. Everyone knows the foods that can directly cause bad breath. But what about those unexpected sources and conditions that can spur that sour, foul aroma from your mouth? Dr. Dental’s team of dentists and healthcare professionals have seen (and smelled) our share of bad breath throughout the years. You didn’t […]

    Shocking Causes of Bad Breath

  • Factors That Contribute to Tooth Decay – Besides Sugar

    Posted on September 8, 2017

    Tooth decay is one of the most widespread “silent” health epidemics in the United States today. Did that get your attention? If not, maybe some of these sobering statistics will: Nearly half (42%) of children ages 2-11 have developed cavities – many of which originated with baby teeth. 92% of U.S. adults have cavities in […]

    Factors That Contribute to Tooth Decay – Besides Sugar