Archives for June 2013

Which Teeth Whitening Method Works Best?

Have you been thinking about whitening your teeth but are unsure which method is best? Now we've got some research to back up some of the claims. As we grow older, our smiles may become dingy as coffee, cigarettes, tea, medications, and old age all contribute to the staining of our teeth. Teeth … [Read more...]

Top 3 Reasons People Skip The Dentist

People have lots of reasons for skipping their dental visits but they usually fall into 3 main categories including cost, anxiety or they feel that their teeth are healthy and they don't need care.  The truth is that everyone needs regular dental care! Our mouth allows us to eat, communicate, … [Read more...]

Frequent Questions About Teeth Whitening

Over time our teeth can become stained or discolored due to coffee, cigarettes, and even some medications.  Luckily, there are ways to help whiten teeth, giving you back the bright smile you used to have –  Zoom! Teeth Whitening is a great choice.  If you are not sure that teeth whitening is right … [Read more...]

Say Cheese – It Helps Your Smile

Say "cheese" and help your smile! We usually say "cheese" in photos but now saying cheese might be a snack that is good for your teeth. Cheese seems to have certain properties that make it better at fighting cavities than other dairy products. New research was published in the May/June issue … [Read more...]

Medical Research Into Link Between Kidney Disease and Gum Disease

Medical researchers have investigated links between oral health and heart health for several years. Now researchers at UC San Francisco are investigating possible links between oral health and kidney disease. According to Dr. Vanessa Grubbs, "This is a very new and emerging area, and there have only … [Read more...]