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Why Your Dentist Wants You to Quit Smoking

Smoking can lead to a myriad of health issues, including lung disease, cancer, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). It can also cause major damage to your oral health, which is why most dentists strongly encourage their patients to stop smoking. Dental problems associated with smoking include bad breath, tooth discoloration and an increased buildup of plaque and tartar.…

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The Truth About Braces

Braces get a bad rap!  Yes, some patients may feel mild discomfort when they first get braces placed, or after periodic adjustments are made to the braces, but typically, braces are very-well tolerated!  Just in case you have some mild soreness, we have several easy solutions to reduce or eliminate your temporary discomfort. Below, we’ve provided several tips to help…

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6 Tips for a Dental-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner, which means fun costumes, scary decorations and, of course, plenty of candy. While sugar-filled candy is always a staple of Halloween, there are ways to avoid painful cavities and other dental problems resulting from too much candy. Let us help protect your children’s teeth this Halloween with the following tips: Stay away from long-lasting…

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