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Bruxism – The 411

Stress is a part of life and can manifest itself in many ways. We look for ways to relieve our stress…by walking, meditating, practicing yoga or getting regular exercise. Many people don’t realize that daily stress can manifest in jaw clenching or unconscious teeth grinding. This is a common condition called bruxism which affects approximately… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2016
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Your Wisdom Teeth – Could They Be Wise? Read On!

Wisdom teeth are prone to be thought of negatively but there are many interesting things to know about wisdom teeth besides the fact that they are big teeth at the very back of your mouth which may be impacted, may be crowding your other teeth and are usually removed. Wisdom teeth are the only teeth… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 30 2015
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Halitosis Diagnosis?

Bad breath. Oh no. You may not even know it…your best friends may not tell you…but Halitosis can hang out, right under your nose, interfering with your closest relationships. Halitosis originates from bacterial gasses which accumulate in your mouth and on your teeth, gums and tongue. These gases contain sulfur, the cause of their nasty… Read More »

  • Posted on: Dec 15 2015
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What Are Malocclusions?

Your teeth are important to your health and perform vital functions for your well-being. Missing teeth can be a serious problem but maybe you haven’t considered the importance of the alignment of your teeth as it affects your health. It boils down to this: If your teeth are misaligned, they can’t perform the functions they’re… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 30 2015
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Consider Porcelain Veneers For a Beautiful Smile

There’s nothing like feeling confident in showing off your smile. You shine and feel great about interacting with your world. But you may want to consider a cosmetic dental procedure if your smile is less than confidence-building. With the holidays just around the corner, now is the perfect time to consider a cosmetic dental procedure… Read More »

  • Posted on: Nov 15 2015
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What’s Your Excuse For Not Flossing?

Brush and floss and brush and floss…you know this drill…it’s the best way to prevent cavities and periodontal disease. You are probably brushing your teeth…but are you flossing them at least once a day? The invention of dental floss theoretically goes to an American dentist who insisted his patients clean between their teeth with fine,… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 30 2015
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Just The Facts…About Periodontal Disease

You don’t want disease to affect any part of your body…you want to be healthy and stay healthy and you do whatever it takes to maintain your body’s health. Hopefully, this is true for your mouth and teeth as well. Did you know that one of the most common causes of tooth loss in the… Read More »

  • Posted on: Oct 15 2015
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De-Mystifying TMJ

Temporomandibular Joint Disorder – big words that sound a bit scary. They define annoying jaw pain and popping – discomforts that you may find difficult to ignore. TMJ is caused by improper alignment of the jaw which can result in jaw pain and other discomforts. If you suffer from it, you are not alone. TMJ… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 30 2015
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A LIFE OF SMILES AND HAPPY TEETH!

Your teeth are resilient! If taken care of, they are designed to last for life. But years of everyday wear and tear and gnashing and mashing eventually add up. One of the major concerns you may have as you age is your teeth. • Are there specific things you can do to keep your teeth… Read More »

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2015
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LET’S TALK ABOUT ORAL CANCER

According the the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximately 37,000 Americans are diagnosed with oral cancer each year…and just over half will be alive five years later. Those are frightening statistics, indeed. Sadly, oral cancer’s high death rate is due primarily to its late discovery. Just the sound of the word “cancer” can be fear-inducing. To complicate… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 30 2015
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