Archives for August 2012

Chewing Gum and Your Smile

When your kids ask for chewing gum you can now say yes - it's good for your smile! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association have endorsed the use of chewing gums containing xylitol and sorbitol.  Recent research shows that the use of such chewing gum can … [Read more...]

Dingy Smile? Try Whitening to Brighten Your Teeth

As we age our teeth naturally stain and yellow. Smoking and drinking cola, coffee, tea, and red wine also lead to tooth discoloration. A dingy, stained smile make us look old - but it doesn't have to stay that way. Whitening your smile is a great way to look younger and more vibrant. But with so … [Read more...]

Porcelain Crowns In Just One Visit

While we know that you love coming to see us - we understand how nice it is for our patients to be able to get porcelain crowns completed in just one visit!  The CEREC system allows us to actually make dental restorations like crowns and onlays in our office in about about 20 minutes - no more temps … [Read more...]

Stress Less With a Smile

Stress - everyone has it and we know that it isn't good for us. But what can you do about it? The experts all suggest eating healthy, exercising regularly, doing meditation or yoga and petting your cat to reduce your stress levels. Did you know that smiling when you are in a stressful situation can … [Read more...]

Treatment Choices for Sleep Apnea Patients

If you have been diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea you probably weren't given a choice of treatments. In most cases obstructive sleep apnea is initially treated using continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) device. But there is another option - an oral appliance created by a dentist with … [Read more...]