Dentistry Blog

Early Childhood Caries

You might guess that the most common chronic childhood illness is asthma or diabetes. Actually, it’s Early Childhood Caries or ECC. Chronic tooth decay in children is a disease that far outranks other illnesses by at least five times. An ever increasing body of... read more

How to Beat Bad Breath

No one is immune to bad breath: whether it’s a quick bout or a lingering problem, everyone has stinky breath at some point. Popping a mint or piece of gum covers up the smell, but only temporarily (it’s similar to spraying cologne to cover up body odor). For... read more

5 Reasons to Straighten Your Teeth

Crooked, crowded teeth are more than a visible eyesore – they are also a potential threat to your oral and overall health. Though orthodontic treatment is traditionally thought of as a rite of passage for adolescents, you are never too old to straighten your teeth and... read more

What to Know about Dental Sedation

It’s understandable that some of our patients experience anxiety or fear about dental treatment. Trips to the dentist aren’t as pleasurable as, say, spending an evening with friends or enjoying a warm cup of coffee and a good book. Your comfort and relaxation are... read more