Extended breaks from work, and occasionally life, are much needed and very exciting, but we can sometimes fail to adequately maintain our oral health while we’re on vacation. It happens. We get it. Luckily, there’s an easy and effective way to keep up with brushing your teeth even while you’re away from home: build your […]

The question of whether or not fluoride toothpaste is safe for young children continues to be an issue that parents have been concerned about for a long time. The American Dental Association used to recommend parents wait until age 2 to start using fluoride toothpaste with their children. But, that recommendation changed in 2014, and […]

TMJ is a type of temporomandibular disorder that can cause pain in your jaw join and in the muscles that control jaw movement. Is there a link between stress and TMJ? The short answer: probably. Stress and TMJ have similar symptoms, which means they’re frequently misdiagnosed. For patients experiencing either it’s important to understand the […]

When it comes to getting a filling for your tooth – metal fillings have long been the standard of care.  As technology has improved over the years, more and more people are getting (and more and more dentists are recommending) tooth-colored, or composite, fillings. So, why are dentists recommending tooth-colored fillings over the silver amalgam […]

If you’ve ever had to have unexpected major dental work done, you know how important it is to have quality dental care available. Having a great dental health plan can also help you as it will reduce the stresses incurred of having to face unforeseen dental issues and subsequent expenses. Of course, not all dental […]

We get it.  Just overhearing the phrase “root canal” can send shivers down your spine. Who knew two words could strike such fear into the average person? Would you believe us when we said that root canals are not as scary as you may think? Let us explain.  Root canals protect you against potentially serious […]

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