Category: Patient Education

Holiday Time: It Can Be A Real Nail Biter!

When we work our way closer and closer to Christmas and holiday celebrations, all of those things merry and bright that let us feel cozy are still there, of course! However, the final details, the stress, the planning, and more begin to come into much clearer focus! The holiday season can become a real “nail… Read more »

Targeting Oral Health Habits: Cold And Flu Season

Did you know that avoiding the common cold and the flu this year is often something that your oral health habits can impact? It’s true! Of course, you hear that you shouldn’t share food with others, you should be careful when you touch door handles and more by washing your hands and keeping your fingers… Read more »

Insurance: Use It Up Before The Year Is Up!

As you know, we’re about to say our final goodbyes to 2017 as we welcome in a bright and shiny new year. Did you realize that in many cases, the dental insurance benefits you’re relying on and paying for in the current year aren’t going to hang around once 2018 comes around? If not, it’s… Read more »

Q&A: Do I Need A New Tooth?

Why is there an open space in your smile? Did you lose a tooth due to trauma? Did you have a dental extraction performed on a wisdom tooth? Maybe you had one performed on a very diseased tooth or one that was the casualty of periodontal disease. As you have noticed, there is a diverse… Read more »

Halloween: Keep These (Non-Candy) Treats Around!

Your kids are likely already going cuckoo for candy, now that Halloween is making its annual arrival. While just about everyone loves to chow down on something sweet at the end of the month, not every mom and dad wants to offer kids a never-ending stream of sugar-filled goodies that encourage oral health concerns. So,… Read more »

Canker Sores: 3 Questions And Answers

The moment a canker sore shows up in your mouth, you know it. How do you know it? Well, you certainly know something isn’t right because you will speak or eat and you’ll notice a very uncomfortable ulcer in your mouth. Fortunately, this is not something to fly into a panic over. However, we do… Read more »

Which Filling Is Right For You?

Are you a bruxer? That means, do you grind and clench your teeth habitually? You may not be aware of it if you are a night time bruxer, but if you gnash your teeth all day at work or at school, then you will probably know it, eventually. If you aren’t aware of it, your… Read more »