Category: Patient Education

3 Ways To Avoid Worrying About Your Smile

Not feeling very interested in worrying about your smile? Do you find that though you are completely uninterested in such a habit, you end up doing a lot of it anyway? Don’t fret! We understand and can help you with some very simple advice that will allow you to feel confident about your oral health…. Read more »

The Deal With Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is medically known as xerostomia. It is a condition where a person’s mouth produces very little saliva. Since saliva is the body’s way of rinsing away bacteria, having very little rinsing can become a problem. Dry mouth can be caused by a variety of reasons: medication, autoimmune diseases, advanced age, hormonal changes, or… Read more »

Check Our Testimonials For A Little Motivation!

“I need to go see my oral surgeon but…” you say to a friend. What is the reason for your hesitation? If you are interested in caring for your smile with the oral surgery treatments you need but you are feeling a little concerned about what your experience will be like, it just might be… Read more »

Very Good Reasons To Request Sedation

It’s very easy to feel like you need to simply buck up and get over it if you’re someone who deals with dental anxiety. However, whether you get some minor jitters or serious nerves kick in, this outlook may set you up for failure! When anxiety takes over, you may simply feel unable to follow… Read more »

Facial Trauma: Why Come To Us?

When you experience serious facial trauma, you find that the emotional weight you face is not only in regard to dealing with the associated discomfort but also with the journey ahead. Determining the best way to heal and to regain your appearance can feel like an insurmountable feat. Fortunately, immediately heading toward the care you… Read more »

Impacted Wisdom Teeth: Symptoms And Care

When an impacted wisdom tooth affects you, the solution you will need is wisdom tooth removal. However, how are you supposed to know if your third molar is impacted, if it’s causing you problems, and if it needs an extraction? If you are seeing your general dentist every six months, this will generally be something… Read more »

How Technology Helps Us See Your Teeth

Just as office technology has advanced in the last decades, dental technology has improved the ways we can care for your smile. There was a time when simple magnification could make a difference in diagnosing and treating dental issues, but we have moved far beyond that point. Knowing your dental office has access to the… Read more »

Should You Worry About A Bump In Your Mouth?

Our mouths and tongues are full of nerve endings, and they often sense even tiny changes in our mouths. For children, that may be a wiggly tooth, or the sensitive area when a new tooth is coming in. By the age of 20, most people have attained their full set of teeth, and new lumps, bumps or… Read more »

Dental Implant Wearers: 3 Reasons To Drink More Water This Summer

While we always encourage you to ensure you’re getting enough water, summertime is the right time to focus on increasing your hydration if you’re not already drinking in your 64 ounces a day! Never really understood why this whole hydration thing is so important and you really aren’t certain about how it might impact your… Read more »

Summertime Questions: How’s Your Planning Going?

We know that you probably have the best of intentions as summer approaches. However, once the warm, long days show up, it’s often difficult to make good on those little chores that seemed so easy to accomplish when we were still experiencing sweater weather. While we appreciate the fact that heading to the beach, splashing… Read more »