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Are Dental X-Rays Safe?

Many wonder: “Are dental x-rays safe?” Here are the facts you need to help you decide what is best for you and your family’s dental care.

Common Dental Myths Debunked

Today, we live in an age of information. It’s easier than ever to find advice and tips online concerning just about anything. But, is all that information reliable? Can you believe everything you read online? Especially when it comes to health concerns, it’s important to make sure any information we use to make decisions about […]

Brighter Smiles for Hurricane Relief

It was hard to watch. Seeing the devastation that quickly overtook people unprepared to deal with flooding of unimaginable proportion was heart-wrenching.  Hurricane Harvey dumped an estimated 27 trillion gallons of rain over Texas and Louisiana in just six days. It damaged or destroyed over 100,000 homes, and 72,000 people were rescued from dangerous flood waters […]

Smile Design: Know Your Options [Infographic]

Have you ever: …hidden your smile in photographs? …avoided a situation because you lack confidence in your appearance? …wondered what’s involved in designing your dream smile? …worried about asking your dentist about smile enhancements because of fear of expense or pain? If you’ve answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re not alone! According to […]

Answers to Your Top Questions About Cavities

Imagine the scene: You’re sitting in the dentist’s chair, having just had x-rays taken. The dentist has come in for your exam and, while reviewing your x-rays, points to them and says the dreaded words, “Looks like you have a cavity.” Have you sat through this very scene? If so, you’re not alone; 92% of […]

6 Easy At-Home Remedies for Fresh Breath

We’ve all experienced it: The uncomfortable feeling that our breath isn’t as fresh as it should be. Millions of dollars are spent by Americans each year on mouthwash, mints, etc. to protect against offending workmates, friends, and family with our less-than-sweet breath. But keeping your breath fresh doesn’t always require a trip to the personal […]

Should You Wear a Sports Guard?

With both the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the NBA Finals in progress, this week we are going to talk about a very important piece of sportswear that can protect your teeth… a mouthguard! Whether it’s a little league, high school, professional sports, or just an organized activity, a sports guard should be worn if there […]