Dentistry Year-in-Review: Endodontics

Did you know that millions of teeth are saved every year through highly complex endodontic treatments such as root canal therapies? It's true, in fact, root canals can even restore teeth that may have been so far damaged that a tooth extraction may seem like the only alternative. However, our... Read more »

Focus Your Smile on Aging and Dental Health

Never be afraid to strengthen your teeth as you age whether through natural means of oral health care or dental restorations to enhance or restore your teeth. As long as your smile is in excellent condition, it stands the best chance to last for the rest of your life effectively.... Read more »

The Benefits of Chewing Sugarless Gum

Chewing gum has been around a long time as a popular habit. Early man (and woman) used tree sap as chewing gum in ancient times. Today, we have improved the recipe with multiple flavors, elastomers, resins and waxes. Nowadays, many people are under the impression that gum is a type... Read more »

Proper Tongue Cleaner Usage

At any given moment, millions of acids could be sitting on your tongue. Not content to cause bad breath alone, these little bacteria could also be creating a host of other problems. Cleaning your tongue will aid you to defend your oral health, and to do so, you need to... Read more »

Building a Better Smile for Halloween

If you wish to have a successful Halloween without your smile failing you, prepare to combat dental abrasion. During Halloween, dental abrasion can be at its worst, so it is important to make sure you’re cleaning your mouth effectively but not overdoing it to the point your teeth are extra... Read more »

Canker Sores v. Cold Sores

"I love mouth sores!" said no one ever. Mouth sores — occasionally known as soft-tissue disturbances — in or around the oral cavity can be painful, unappealing and a potential indicator of a more serious condition. Many of our patients have mixed up cold sores and canker sores, so we’ve... Read more »

The Dental Jokes That Can Keep You Smiling

Our dentist, Dr. David Powell, and dental team love to keep you smiling. In fact, we love it so much we have made it our job! To help you smile and laugh a little more today, we are happy to share some dental jokes with you. What did the dentist... Read more »

Toothache Treatments for a Healthy Smile

One key aspect of oral health care that can arise when something is wrong with your smile is a toothache. If you feel pain within a tooth, it is a good sign that something is wrong. Sometimes, it could simply be inflammation or a piece of food stuck between your... Read more »