Dental Blog

Ways to help with Dental Anxiety

It’s not uncommon to be afraid of going to a dental office. But sometimes, it is necessary to go to the dentist, whether it be because of pain or for a cavity. So what do you do? Here are some tips that can help reduce your dental anxiety and make your visit a little less […]

Did you know?: Dental Fillings

Did you know that one of the best ways to treat tooth decay and cavities is via fillings? (Of course, this depends on the severity of the decay/cavity).   While fillings are very sturdy and long lasting, it is not guaranteed to prevent future cavities on a tooth. Unknown to many people, it is possible […]

Acidic Foods and Teeth

Did you know that what you eat can have a significant impact on your teeth and your oral health. It has been found that acidic foods and drinks can wear down your tooth’s enamel and can lead to tooth sensitivity and/or cavities and infections. Not only that, it can also change the appearance of your […]

Smoking and Dental Care

Did you know smoking is not only bad for your body but it also has a large negative impact on your oral health as well? Smoking can slow implant/surgery healing, cause more plaque development, worsen gum disease/recession and increase your risk of oral cancer. It can also cause a dry socket which can make healing […]

What should I have ready for my first appointment?

We always welcome new patients and we are glad that you are here! As a new patient, it can be overwhelming trying to remember everything that you need to bring with you. Hopefully we can help make it a little easier for you!   Before your appointment, we need 5 forms to be filled out. […]

Chewing Ice

Chewing on ice can be refreshing and help us keep cool in the summer. But it is actually really bad for your teeth.  Chewing on ice can not only cause chips in your teeth, but it can also damage your teeth enamel. Damage to the enamel can cause more sensitivity and could lead to cavities.  […]

What type of crowns do we make at our office?

In our office, we have our own in-house lab that customizes the shape and shade of crowns and bridges. Commonly, crowns were made using gold or porcelain. In our office, we use a zirconia alloys base covered in porcelain. We use zirconia as the base because it is generally stronger and more sturdy than porcelain […]

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 […]

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