Dental Blog

How often should you change your toothbrush?

How often should you change your toothbrush? It is recommended that you change your manual tooth brush every 3-4 months. If you have an electric toothbrush, it is recommended that you replace your toothbrush head more frequently (around every 2 months).   Why should you change your toothbrush? Old toothbrushes can not only carry a […]

Are you brushing your teeth correctly? Tips for brushing your teeth

Whether you are using an electric toothbrush or a manual one, the way you brush your teeth makes a huge impact on your teeth and gum health. Here are some tips to be sure you are brushing your teeth efficiently and correctly.   When brushing your teeth, it is recommended to brush your teeth twice a […]


Following many cleaning appointments, there is an option to get fluoride. Now, you may be wondering what is fluoride and why should I get fluoride?   What is fluoride? Fluoride is a mineral often found in water and dental products that is good for strengthening teeth and preventing tooth decay. In our office, fluoride is […]

Flossing: WaterPik vs. Traditional

Dental floss is a tool you should use at least once daily to remove food and bacteria buildup between teeth. With modern technology, there have been many different applications for flossing such as dental picks and even “water floss”. Now, you may be wondering, what’s the difference and which is better?   Water Floss Water […]

Denture Care

For those with dentures, we compiled a list of our recommended denture care instructions. Following these steps can help prolong your dentures life and appearance. Denture care instructions: Brush your dentures with a soft toothbrush everyday Do NOT use toothpaste when brushing dentures Be sure to remove denture everynight before bed Be sure to keep […]

Post-Surgery Instructions

If you had an extraction or implant placement surgery recently, you may be wondering what you should do after surgery. On the day of surgery our staff will give you a brief description of post surgery care instructions, but in the case where you forget or did not receive instruction we have it listed below. […]

What is the most common dental problem?

Did you know that the most common dental problem is tooth decay, also known as dental caries or cavities.   Dental cavities can be caused by bacteria build up, calculus development, and the acidity of plaque on the teeth. Over time, cavities can cause pain, sensitivity, and even bone loss. With this being said, it […]

Exciting News!

This month we have exciting news! We are welcoming a new associate dentist, Dr. Jessica Ko. She is a general dentist and will be doing most of the general dentistry work at our office, including cleanings, fillings, and much more! She will be available Mondays and Thursdays. Check out her page on our website to […]

“Am I a candidate for dental implants?”

Are you a good implant candidate? This video will help you with that question. If you have loose, broken, or missing teeth, most likely you are a good candidate for implants! Your overall health, bone density, and other factors will help us determine if you are a good candidate. However, for a more thourough look […]

What should I do if I don’t have insurance?

If you don’t have insurance, you don’t need to worry! 🙂 While we do accept most insurances with PPO plans, we also have in-house fees that can be used if you don’t have insurance. Our in-house fees are available for each procedure. If you come for a consultation, our financial coordinator would be happy to […]

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