Why Being a “People Person” is So Important

We often hear this phrase being used negatively: “He’s not a people person.” Or to list qualifications for a job: “Looking for a people person.” But we don’t talk enough about what it means to be a people person, and why it seems to matter so much. For a dental office, being a people person… Read more »

3 Reasons You Should Invest in Your Smile

Dental work gets a bad rap. People assume dental work is expensive, painful, and to fix problems that exist in your mouth. It’s usually not an option – it’s the result of an emergency or a deteriorating condition for your teeth. For these reasons, and others, dental work has taken on a negative connotation for… Read more »

How to Prevent Childhood Cavities

Your kids’ cavities are completely preventable, but that doesn’t mean that all cavities are prevented. Unfortunately, cavities are incredibly common in children and many go untreated. Not only does it mean sensitive teeth and pain – it can also cause premature tooth decay that can affect your kids for years to come. Childhood dental health… Read more »

Oral Hygiene New Year’s Resolutions

Flossing is one of the more popular and common resolutions for the New Year. It’s because we all know we need to do it, yet we all find ourselves too tired or forgetful to keep up the habit. As dentists, of course we hope everyone will adopt the resolution of flossing, but don’t stop there!… Read more »

Flossing 101

We all know we need to do it, yet few of us are hitting the 100% mark on the goal of flossing. Flossing can seem like an extra step that you only need to do when you have lots of food stuck in your teeth. But studies have shown that people who brush their teeth… Read more »

When Should You Start Brushing Your Children’s Teeth?

Good oral hygiene comes down to habits. If you have great oral hygiene it’s likely that you have had diligent oral care habits for most of your life. Kids traditionally do not have the best oral hygiene, but parents can encourage it. And the benefits of kids developing good oral hygiene habits can be exponential…. Read more »

Treating The Holiday Sweet Tooth

As we come up on the holidays it’s hard not to daydream about all the delicious food we’re going to eat. Pies, cookies, cakes, chocolates, stocking stuffer candy, ciders and other sugary beverages… wait. That might mean some serious damage for our teeth. Sugary foods can lead to tartar buildup, decay, cavities, canker sores, and… Read more »

Simple Ways To Brighten Your Teeth

Whiter teeth are always desired. Everyone wants whiter teeth and with good reason – white teeth make us look younger, healthier, more attractive, and just overall better. Yellowing or stained teeth can be a huge hit to your confidence, while whiter teeth can make a difference for big events, photos, or just when you’re ready… Read more »

4 Signs You Need to See Your Dentist ASAP

Very few people like to go to the dentist. It’s not that appealing to have sharp and shiny objects in your mouth. It can feel vulnerable to open up your mouth to be scrubbed by a stranger. The smells are strong and the grainy toothpaste is even stronger. It takes time out of your busy… Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening

There are few people out there who wouldn’t like to brighten their teeth a few shades. White teeth make a person look younger, healthier, and much more attractive. Who wouldn’t want that? Our teeth become discolored over time, especially if we drink dark beverages like coffee, wine, soda, and dark liquors. If you use nicotine… Read more »