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What Causes Teeth Grinding?


Teeth grinding, or Bruxism is the term for describing teeth grinding when you are not chewing. The teeth brush against each other with the forward, backward, or sideways movement of the jaw. In most cases, the person is not aware … Continued


Types of Floss and Tips for Flossing: Using Proper Technique


Many people spend lots of time going over the different types of floss and tips for flossing, but both are not equally important. When it comes to keeping the spaces between teeth clean and decay free, nothing compares to flossing … Continued


Is Fear of the Dentist All in the Head?


If you have a fear of the dentist, you are not alone. According to the American Dental Association, about 40 percent of people in the U.S. have some form of dental anxiety. About 20 percent of people are so scared … Continued


Is It Ok To Pull Out My Loose Tooth?


If you have a loose tooth or if your child has a loose tooth, you are likely wondering how to proceed. You will undoubtedly be tempted to pull the tooth on your own. However, pulling a loose tooth can create … Continued


What Dentists Want You to Know About Dental Anxiety


Dental anxiety is fear that is almost as prevalent as the fear of snakes or the fear of heights. About four percent of American adults face the problem. The fear is so strong that there are people who avoid going … Continued


5 Commonly Performed Dental Treatment Procedures


Dental treatments can be used to address pretty much any oral issue you can think of. There is no need to constantly have to worry about what others think about your teeth or deal with the pain and discomfort associated … Continued


Receive Preventative Care from Our Dental Office


Our dental office knows that one of the most important visits you can ever make to our dentist office is the routine visits twice a year to ensure that your teeth stay in optimal health. We find that one of … Continued


Can’t Beat The Basics – Using a Manual Toothbrush


A large portion of the population still uses a manual toothbrush.  These old-fashioned yet effective brushes do not require batteries or cords.  You don’t have to worry about them breaking.  They will serve you well for upwards of 100 days … Continued


Natural Ways To Care For Your Teeth


Flossing, brushing and visiting the dentist are not the only ways to maintain your teeth and gums. You can improve the strength, durability and look of your teeth with all-natural solutions. From plain water to mint leaves, supplements, aloe vera, … Continued


Preventing Dental Caries


Dental caries, commonly called cavities, form when plaque sticks to the teeth and generates an acid that wears away at the enamel. This forms a hole known as the cavity. If the cavity grows, it can impact the root of … Continued