What Are My Gum Disease Treatment Options?

Although you might not think about them very much, your gums are a key part of your oral health. They help to both protect and support the teeth. But they are among the more vulnerable areas of the mouth. They can easily become infected and damaged. What should you do if you do develop gum… Read more »

What You Should Know About Wisdom Teeth

Are your wisdom teeth bothering you or someone close to you? If so, our team can help. Sadly, wisdom teeth removal is something that almost everyone goes through, but can you recognize the symptoms of a problematic wisdom tooth? Similarly, do you know why some wisdom teeth need to be removed? Fortunately, there are a… Read more »

Let Laughing Gas Ease Your Dental Anxiety

To help our patients cope with the discomforts of dental anxiety, we offer laughing gas during our treatments to help you relax. Laughing gas (also known as nitrous oxide) is a clear, odorless gas mixed with oxygen which you inhale through a mask over the nose. Dentists have been using this analgesic sedative for over… Read more »

Tips for Cleaning and Taking Care of Your New Hawley Retainer

Now that the braces fitted at have been removed, you will need to use a retainer for a while to maintain your new alignment while the tension in your periodontal ligaments subsides. Your new Hawley Retain helps to hold your teeth in place while the residual tension in your periodontal ligaments subsides. Wearing your retainer… Read more »

Toothbrush Care

If you don’t properly take care of your toothbrush each day, there is a high chance that it will start to harbor germs, infections, and bacteria. This is not a good thing. So, the best way to prevent this is by taking care of your toothbrush as much as possible, and our team recommends doing… Read more »

Sleep Apnea can be Treated with a Mandibular Advancement Snore Guard

Snoring is a common symptom of sleep apnea. There are several treatment options available to help manage snoring problems. You should have your sleep apnea properly diagnosed before exploring your treatment options to make sure you can find the one that’s right for you. If you have severe sleep apnea you will need a positive… Read more »

How to Take Care of Baby Teeth

Many people believe that baby teeth are unnecessary and unimportant, but our team at is happy to tell you that that is not true. Baby teeth are extremely important and they have vital roles that make it possible for your child grow into the beautiful smile they deserve. So, it is best that you do… Read more »

4 Excellent Cavity-Fighting Habits

Everyone wants a beautiful and healthy smile. Many people do not realize how easy positive oral health is to achieve with the following important, but basic oral health habits. Having a healthy diet is important to oral health. However, having a healthy diet is not enough to fight off cavities. Having a healthy diet isn’t… Read more »

Dealing With Bad Breath and Braces

Braces can be a handful at times, especially when they give you constant bad breath. If you are one who suffers with bad breath while you are aligning your smile, here are some things you can do to help: · Brush your teeth: Brushing your teeth after each meal will dramatically help with your bad… Read more »

Managing Damaged Braces

Your braces represent a significant investment in resolving alignment issues and providing you with an appealing smile. Even though your braces are designed for durability, they can still be damaged by certain activities, foods and lifestyle choices. If your braces are damaged it can increase the amount of time you have to wear them. If… Read more »