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February 29, 2016

Research, and common sense, tells us that other people notice our teeth right off the bat when they first meet us. Because of the power of first impressions it only makes sense to want to best and brightest smile we can possibly, and reasonably, produce.


February 15, 2016

If you love the idea of surrounding yourself and your family with natural alternatives here are some suggestions on keeping your gums and teeth healthy naturally.

Keep in mind that these natural remedies are not a substitute for...

February 3, 2016

Generally speaking, if you have lost any permanent teeth you are a candidate for dental implants. However it’s important that you are in good health because there are some conditions and diseases that can affect whether dental implants are the answer for...

December 30, 2015

If you can imagine glass fillings, regenerating tooth enamel and nanotechnology welcome to the cutting edge of dental research. There are lots of exciting new dental discoveries happening right now and new technologies will be finding their way to a dentist near you in the years to come.


December 21, 2015

It’s the holiday season and food and drink will be abundant in many households. While a little indulgence is inevitable here are some tips about “tooth friendly” foods you can choose from the buffet table.

1. Cheese is rich in calcium (which is just plain good for your teeth and bones) and it balances the PH in your mouth, helping to neutralize the effects of...

December 8, 2015

It’s that time of year again. Every time you turn around someone is pointing a camera at you and saying “Smile!”. This Christmas phenomenon is fine if you are happy with your smile but if you automatically clamp your lips together because your smile does not look as clean and white as you would like, why not do something about it!

Considering that 53% of people in one survey said they...

November 29, 2015

A new study, published in the Journal of Dental Research, has determined that regular smokers have a significantly increased risk of tooth loss. The primary reason is thought to be periodontitis (AKA Gum Disease). Tooth loss is usually as a result of caries (tooth decay) or chronic periodontitis, since smoking is a strong risk factor for periodontitis this goes a long way towards explaining...

November 11, 2015

FYI - Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are in front of each ear. This joint lets you move your jaw up and down and side to side, so you can talk, chew and yawn.

If you have problems with your jaw, and the muscles in your face that control it, you have a temporomandibular disorder (...

October 27, 2015

You brush and floss twice a day, visit the dentist regularly and keep your dental hygiene appointments, what more can we ask of you? It’s not that we don’t appreciate that you are looking after your dental health, we just want you to know about some “...

October 8, 2015

Most of us have them, some of us keep them and some of us don’t. Wisdom teeth are your rearmost molars, on each side top and bottom. What do you know about them?

You may have heard the explanation that wisdom teeth come in when we are older and wiser rather than when we are young and foolish, hence the name. Actually, the origin of the name is a little more complicated.

It is...