Here Comes Santa Floss

Dental Health 101   If most people had a dollar for every time they left the dental office feeling guilty for not flossing more, they’d probably be rich. It is such a simple thing, we know it is good for … Read More

3 Pieces of Dental Insurance Advice

Dental Insurance What can you do with your dental insurance? If you have a dental insurance plan, then you may want to consider these 3 helpful tips.   Are you on a Calendar Benefit or Rolling Year Coverage plan? Many … Read More

Dental Talk Translated – What Does It Mean When Your Dentist Says…

Dental Health You are sitting in the chair at your dental appointment and hear one of us start spitting out a bunch of letters and numbers “MO on 5..” or “additional PA on 22.” Are you feeling confused yet? You … Read More

How to Care for Your Kiddo’s Teeth

Dental Health 101   Good dental hygiene habits begin before your kiddo’s first tooth arrives. Wipe your baby’s gums with a soft cloth after feedings to avoid bacteria buildup. Once teeth appear, use a soft toothbrush twice a day. When … Read More

The Cost of Delaying Dental Care

Dental Health & Insurance 101   1 in 3 Americans admits to delaying dental care due to their current financial situation. Oddly, most people also know that delaying care will cost them more in the long run. Even knowing that … Read More

An Ounce Of Prevention Is Worth A Pound Of Cure

Dental Health   Fast Dental Facts 5 out of 10 – The number of adults in the United States that can’t accurately identify common dental insurance terms. 6.5 years – The number of years you add to your life by … Read More

Don’t Let Your Insurance Plan Choose Your Dentist!

Dental Insurance 101   What are the top 3 factors you consider when selecting your dentist? 1) Trust/Comfort 2) Insurance/Affordability 3) Location/Atmosphere   Insurance is one small component of the aggregate factors most important to YOU. So, why do we … Read More

Amalgam v. Composite Fillings

Dental Health & Insurance 101 Have you ever wondered what we put in your tooth when you get a filling? Amalgam and Composite fillings are the two most common types of filling material used in a tooth after a cavity. … Read More

Do You Have a Mint? Beating Bad Breath

Dental Health 101 Bad breath is caused by tiny bacteria in your mouth. That bacteria has an important job: to break down the food debris left in your mouth after you eat or drink! Sadly, this bacteria causes a sulfur … Read More

The 411 On X-Rays

Dental Health 101 Since, dental providers can physically only see about one-third of the actual tooth, x-rays are an important way to get the full picture. Try to think of your tooth like an iceberg.  You really wouldn’t want your … Read More