What Causes Cavities?

Cavities happen when the hard surface of your teeth, called enamel, becomes permanently damaged and creates a hole. The good news is, there are things you can to help protect your teeth and prevent cavities from forming. In this article we will discuss the best ways to avoid what causes... Read more »

Teeth Grinding and Braces

Teeth Grinding, or Bruxism as it is also called, can be a frustrating habit that can cause damage to your beautiful smile. While your braces work hard to align your teeth, bruxism can work against that goal. So how do teeth grinding and braces interact? What Are the Causes of... Read more »

7 Reasons to Choose Invisalign

To choose invisalign or not is a big decision, and an important one to discuss with your dentist and orthodontist. If you’re wondering if Invisalign is right for you, here are 7 reasons that may help along the conversation with the dental professionals in your life, and help you determine... Read more »

How do Braces Affect Gum Health?

Getting braces can be an exciting new adventure, and the beginning of a journey to a more beautiful smile! But what about oral health? Gum disease? Exactly how do braces affect gum health? And what can you do to ensure that your quest for that bright smile doesn’t end with... Read more »

How Do Braces Work?

Braces have always been a stable part of Orthodontic care for people of all ages. As technology changes, they’ve become sleeker, and more versatile. So how do braces work, and what kind of things do they treat? Moving Things Into Place Braces work by using constant pressure to slowly move... Read more »

How to Brush Your Teeth with Braces

Brushing teeth when you have braces can be a challenge, but that doesn’t diminish the importance of excellent oral hygiene when you have braces. So what can you do? Have the Right Tools A rounded bristle toothbrush can be helpful to brush your teeth with braces. Get soft bristles and... Read more »

3 Signs You May Need a Root Canal

While for some ailments or illnesses, managing symptoms at home is a wise choice, when it comes to root canals, calling your dentist to make an appointment is an important decision. So what are some signs that you may need a root canal? Sensitivity If your tooth is persistently sensitive... Read more »

5 Important Dental Hygiene Habits

Dental Hygiene is more important now than ever as we stay home and stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking good care of your oral health can protect your dentist, your dental staff, and yourself by minimizing your need to see a dentist. Here are 10 important dental hygiene habits... Read more »

3 Tips to Keep Up with Your Dental Hygiene While Under Quarantine

With the changes that come with COVID-19, it’s easy to get out of your day to day routine. During this time, people should take care of their mental health, physical health, boost their immune system, and practice habits that promote good dental hygiene. Here are a few helpful tips to... Read more »

Sports Safety: Preventing Dental Injuries

Sports Injuries account for up to 39% of all dental injuries in children. But sports are healthy for children to learn character, teamwork, discipline, and a host of other lessons they won’t learn the same way anywhere else. So what is a parent to do? Preventing Injuries Is Better than... Read more »