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The Best and Worst Christmas Treats for Your Teeth:


It’s that time of year, Thanksgiving has come and gone and Christmas is just around the corner. Everyone is geared up and ready for the festivities to get underway! Champagne, chocolates, and umpteen bags of Christmas treats will no doubt make their way into our festive diets. Christmas is a time for good company and [...]

The Best and Worst Christmas Treats for Your Teeth:2018-11-18T07:51:32-06:00

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Don’t be an Emergency!


Did you know that the third leading cause of tooth loss is a cracked tooth? Why are they so common? Cracked teeth are one of the main reasons people have a dental emergency. No fun! Because teeth are lasting longer, there has been an increase in the incidence of cracked teeth in the last decade. [...]

Cracked Tooth Syndrome: Don’t be an Emergency!2018-11-16T04:27:30-06:00

iPhone Cavity Detection: TPLI


Is your iPhone the key to the early detection of cavities? How many cavities can you look back on and say, “If only I had known about this sooner”? A leading-edge thermophotonic lock-in imaging (TPLI) technology out of Toronto, Canada is paving the way for everyday consumers to be able to self-detect cavities and tooth [...]

iPhone Cavity Detection: TPLI2018-11-19T08:45:15-06:00

Mummies: Toothy Tales from Ancient Egypt


  You might think your own teeth are interesting enough, but have you ever thought about mummy teeth? Today we’re going to glean some dental knowledge from long-ago history--  Ancient Egyptian history, to be exact. Recent years have brought us some fascinating stories about Egyptian mummies and the clues to the past that their teeth [...]

Mummies: Toothy Tales from Ancient Egypt2018-11-19T09:28:55-06:00

3 Things Your Dentist Wants You To Know


Your Dentist Is a Great Teacher Do you remember the day your neighborhood dentist showed up to your 3rd-grade elementary school classroom? Among other things, you and your classmates were taught the correct way to brush, flossing etiquette, and how to maintain healthy gums. Best of all, you got a free toothbrush at the end of the lesson. [...]

3 Things Your Dentist Wants You To Know2018-11-27T04:24:33-06:00

What Really Causes Tooth Decay


It’s common to hear people warn of the negative impact sugar has on your teeth. Many will warn you that sugary foods and beverages cause tooth decay. But is this really the source of tooth decay? Yes and no.   Here’s what you need to know about tooth decay and other information to help you [...]

What Really Causes Tooth Decay2016-06-10T17:16:43-06:00

Holiday Drinks that Stain Teeth


Possibly one of the best parts about the seasonal festivities are the creative holiday drinks that get you in the mood to celebrate. Where there was a black cup of coffee now sits a peppermint mocha latte. Where there was a pale ale now sits a Christmas ale, and the list goes on. While these [...]

Holiday Drinks that Stain Teeth2015-12-07T23:42:58-06:00

Root Canal: The Road to a Quick Recovery


The term alone is enough to scare anyone away from the dental office for a few years, at least. Root canal procedures are notorious for the painful process and recovery period, and for a good reason. Plaque buildup, bacteria and acids have chipped away at your tooth leading it to rot completely if not taken [...]

Root Canal: The Road to a Quick Recovery2015-11-23T22:49:31-06:00

Cavities: A True Halloween Horror Story


At the center of every child’s wildest Halloween dream is a giant bucket of candy to sort through and eat until they’re sick. They will meet up with their friends at lunch to compare and trade candies everyday for the entire week following the holiday. As a parent, you know that candy overload only means [...]

Cavities: A True Halloween Horror Story2015-10-26T21:44:35-06:00