Top Reasons and Benefits to Getting Braces as an Adult

While you might love to have a perfectly straight, symmetrical smile, few people are born with flawless teeth. Whether you’ve had crooked teeth from childhood or your teeth have shifted over time, you might be apprehensive to undergo orthodontic treatment as an adult. Luckily, improving the health and beauty of your smile as an adult…

What Is a Dental Emergency? And When Should You See Your Dentist?

Categories: Oral Health Tips

  No matter how well you care for your mouth, dental emergencies happen. At the grocery store, during your kid’s soccer practice — it can happen anywhere.  Experiencing a dental emergency isn’t just inconvenient, it can also be very uncomfortable and put your overall oral health at risk.   It’s important to know how to access emergency dental care when you experience…

8 Smartphone Apps That Make Brushing Teeth Fun For Kids

Categories: Oral Health Tips

Getting your young children to focus on brushing their teeth for a full 2 minutes might sound impossible. Kids like to play and be entertained! Asking them to sit still long enough to brush their teeth can be a challenge.  And whether your kids like brushing their teeth or not, it can be difficult for them…

4 Reasons To Use Your Dental Insurance Before The Year Ends

Oral health can be hard to keep up with throughout the year with the busy schedules most people lead today. Before you know it, a year has already passed and you haven’t made it in for a teeth cleaning or checkup. Sound familiar? Using your dental insurance benefits to their maximum potential is a great…

Are Electric Toothbrushes Better Than My Old Fashioned Toothbrush?

Have you ever wondered if it’s worth it to buy an electric toothbrush? Is it actually better for your teeth and gums, or is it just a fancy gadget? The overall purpose of using an electric or manual toothbrush is the same — to maintain oral health, and prevent tooth decay and gum disease.  When…

Simple Ways to Treat Painful TMJ Symptoms (And How to Prevent Them)

Few things are as inconvenient as not being able to open and close your mouth properly. Along with eating and speaking, improper jaw function can make simply going about your day extremely difficult. Unfortunately for people with TMJ symptoms, this is often a common experience. While living with TMJ can feel unpredictable and sometimes never-ending,…

11 Foods to Stay Away From if You Want White Teeth

Categories: Teeth Whitening

Having discolored or yellow teeth can be embarrassing. And while discoloration is a natural change that can occur to your teeth over time, there are plenty of ways to prevent your teeth from losing their shine. There are many ways to make your teeth whiter, from scheduling routine cleanings to take-home kits and in-office whitening…

How Preventive Dental Care Saves You Money in the Long Run

Categories: Oral Health Tips

This spring, you’re likely still adjusting to virtual work, virtual school, and the “new normal” in the wake of coronavirus. As you and your family adjust to living, working, and learning from home, certain expenses might be adding up. You may be spending more on things like faster internet for remote work and school, or…