Acidic Foods and How They Affect Your Teeth

You’ve probably heard quite a bit about how excessive sugar consumption can be detrimental to your oral health, but you should be aware of a less-discussed enemy of your teeth: acidic foods.  Let’s take a look at some of those foods, how they can damage your smile, and how you can protect your teeth against […]

Dentistry & Systemic Health — Mouth, Mind, and Body Connection

It can be easy to disconnect your oral health from your overall health. After all, you visit two different types of doctors for your health needs and even carry two different insurance policies. But the truth is that, just like every other aspect of your body, your oral health is intrinsically connected to your overall […]

Orthodontics for Adults

Are you an adult who has misaligned teeth but you’re reluctant to get braces? It seems that braces are so closely associated with preteens and teenagers that there’s a stigma around getting them as an adult.  Fortunately for you, this blog is here to do away with that stigma so that you and every other […]

Men’s Health Month

June is National Men’s Health Month, which is as good a time as ever to finally make that change in your habits that you’ve been considering forever but have yet to get around to.  Whether it’s starting to exercise more or eat better or start seeing your doctor with greater regularity, any small change can […]

Eating Disorders & Their Effect on Oral Health

According to the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders, 24 million people in the United States suffer from an eating disorder. Eating disorders are among the most dangerous mental illnesses because they affect both your mind and your body, causing deadly damage to organs and bones.  Eating disorders also have a negative impact […]

Oral Health Tips for Women’s Health Month

Each year, the country dedicates the month of May to promoting women’s health. One often-overlooked aspect of a woman’s overall well-being is oral health. On average, women experience more dental cavities during their reproductive years than men, making them prone to potential oral complications if those cavities go untreated.  There are ways to combat oral […]

Dry Mouth Facts and Remedies

Although it’s not necessarily painful or life-threatening, dry mouth is still an unpleasant condition to deal with. While several remedies for dry mouth are often successful, the various causes of the condition can make it difficult to know which remedy might work best for you or when you should see your dentist about it.  To […]

Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month, which is as good a time as any to screen for this treatable but potentially deadly disease. It’s an unfortunate fact that oral cancer has a high death rate, likely because early symptoms are often painless, and it often times goes undiagnosed until it has reached its later stages.  […]

​​The Facts About Fluoride (Myths & Facts)

There’s a lot of conflicting information out there about the effects of fluoride on both your oral health and overall health. All this information can quickly become confusing and misleading. That’s why we’re here to help clear up a few of the most pervasive myths about the tooth-saving mineral and replace them with some genuine […]

Spring Cleaning Your Smile

As warm weather rolls around, we begin to open our windows and embark on the annual spring cleaning, and most of us tend to start smiling a bit more. But that spring smile may actually not be as fresh as you’d like, especially if you haven’t been taking care of your teeth.  If that sounds […]