Wednesday, 30 September 2015

Inter-Dental Cleaners

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about inter-dental cleaners.

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Dentists Are the First Line of Defense for Elder Abuse

With the American population living longer, seniors' oral health has become an important issue, as has the widespread problem of elder abuse. Every year more than 2.5 million older Americans may be victims of elder abuse, and in some cases dentists serve as the first line of defense, according to a report in the May/June 2005 issue of General Dentistry, the clinical, peer-reviewed journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD).

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Preventative Dentistry

Say Good-bye to Problems and Pain from TMJ/TMD

Perhaps you have learned to live with severe headaches, shoulder and neck pain, and aching or popping jaws. But think how good you would feel if you didn't have this suffering. These problems are often brought on by a dental malocclusion - that is, your upper and lower jaws do not come together and rest in the position nature intended. This tension in the muscles surrounding the jaw results in various pain.
Our doctors can correct your malocclusion, so the jaw can relax and relief can be brought to adjacent muscles. If you suffer from TMJ/ TMD problems, you will be pleased to discover a new quality of life without aches, pains, and other discomforts.

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Tooth Whitening Is Not Equal to Tooth Brushing

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about tooth whitening not being equal to tooth brushing.

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Dentures Dentist


No More Slipping Dentures!

If you cannot have regular implants because your dental arches have insufficient bone density, you will be pleased to learn of mini implants. They will provide the same stability as regular implants and can be positioned in just one visit, with no healing time required. You can go home and enjoy all the foods you love to eat with no worries of slippage or trapped food.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Diabetes and Your Mouth # 6: Floss Every Day

Flossing helps control plaque. It can reach where a toothbrush can't, like between the teeth. Floss daily with floss and interdental cleaners that carry the American Dental Association (ADA) seal. Ask your dentist for tips if you're not sure how to floss. Like everything else, flossing gets easier with practice.

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Sunday, 6 September 2015

Diabetes and Your Mouth # 5: Brush Daily, Brush Right

Brushing your teeth twice a day not only keeps your breath sweet, but also helps rid the mouth of bacteria that makes up plaque and can lead to oral infections. To brush properly, point bristles at a 45-degree angle against the gums. Use gentle back-and-forth strokes all over your teeth -- in front, in back, and on chewing surfaces -- for two minutes. If holding a toothbrush is hard for you, try an electric toothbrush. Also brush your gums and tongue.

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Post-Treatment Care & Tooth Extractions

Learn more about what the American Dental Association has to say about post-treatment care for tooth extractions.

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Smile Makeovers

A Sneak Preview Before Any Treatment!

Computerized imaging allows us to show you what your cosmetic changes will look like after treatment is completed. It gives an accurate picture of gums that are reshaped and teeth that are replaced, straightened, or whitened. It is very exciting to see how your new smile will look when you achieve your goals.