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Oral Hygiene Habits: 6 Tips for Healthy Teeth

Everyone knows the dangers of not brushing your teeth twice a day or of skipping daily flossing. By not keeping up with everyday dental health, you run the risk of developing plaque or tartar and experiencing tooth and gum decay. But there are other bad habits that many people develop without even realizing it and […]

Back to Basics: Daily Dental Hygiene Advice Dentists Follow

Whenever you go in for your routine dental appointment, your dentist usually gives you lots of advice about maintaining healthy teeth. It’s easy enough to dismiss this advice, to wonder: does my dentist really follow all these dental hygiene guidelines themselves? The fact is that most of what your dentist advises you about—from regularly brushing […]

Integrity in Dentistry: 5 Signs of a Trustworthy Dentist

In March 2022, dentist Scott Charmoli was convicted of five counts of healthcare fraud, and two counts of making false statements about treatments he had performed. For more than five years, Charmoli had been unnecessarily drilling into his patients’ teeth, deliberately damaging them to drum up more business for himself. His patients, many of whom […]

Teeth Scaling vs. Dental Cleaning: Know the Difference

Everyone knows the importance of a regular dental cleaning. As plaque and tartar build up on your teeth, your gums become inflamed and the accumulation can quickly lead to the development of gum diseases, such as gingivitis, or even tooth loss. In a dental cleaning, your hygienist uses a scaler to remove plaque and tartar […]

Teeth Whitening Services: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Pearly whites. A term often used to describe that attention-grabbing movie star smile that has gained such popularity over the years. However, despite frequent brushing, flossing, and regular dental checkups, many people still experience tooth discoloration, leading them to seek out teeth whitening services and solutions. Everywhere we turn, advertisements for whitening strips, toothpastes, UV […]

Dental Hygiene Needs at Every Stage of Life

Dental hygiene is important, from the moment our first baby teeth appear, all the way through our golden years…and beyond. However, as we grow and evolve through life’s many stages, so too do our dentistry needs. The oral care we needed as children is much different than the care we need as adults or seniors, […]

8 Tips to Maintain Dental Hygiene Between Cleanings

Dental hygiene is more important to your overall health than you may already know. Aside from cavities and bad breath, maintaining good oral health helps prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and infections that can spread to other areas of the body. Good dental hygiene is just one piece of the oral health puzzle. Regular visits […]

Don’t Let the Pandemic Keep You Away from the Dentists Office

If you have wondered if it is safe to go to the dentists office during the Coronavirus pandemic, you are not alone. COVID-19 has proven to be a highly contagious virus that has infected millions in the United States alone. Fortunately, with the right safety precautions in place, the risk of transmission by going to […]

Teeth Whitening Services, Compared

You brush, and you floss…but still, your teeth continue to show visible signs of staining. Unfortunately, teeth are porous and tend to hold onto stains that cannot be removed by brushing alone. If you are a coffee, wine, or soda drinker (like most of us), all of these things contribute to the discoloration of our […]