The Power of a Healthy Smile

Research is still being conducted, but bigger smiles seem to lead to longer lives because of the effects that smiling has on the human body. Smiling reduces the level of several stress hormones, and a lower stress level means fewer health problems. Smiling also leads to lower blood pressure, and given that high blood pressure is a serious health issue … Read More

5 Important Improvements in Dental Technology

Dental technology has taken gigantic leaps in the past 20 years With technology on the rise, you can see improvements everywhere, from your blacksmith, to your astrophysicist, and they cannot be just ignored. Healthcare has also got its improvements, from better X Ray machines, digital technology to lasers, all of which are used frequently to improve the lives of many … Read More

A Healthy Smile for A Healthy Holiday

  The Holidays Work on Your Teeth While You Rest Maintaining good dental health during the holidays is more important than ever.  People consume sugary sweets and beverages more than any other time of the year. Christmas day is one full of food and drinks packed with sugar and calories, which can be bad for your oral health. However, we … Read More

Addressing the Severity of Tooth Decay

 What is Tooth Decay? Tooth decay is a very common dental health problem that is addressed on a daily basis at our practice. There are plenty of ways that we can address the loss of tooth structure and the restoration of overall dental health. When you meet with your cosmetic dentist, you will be able to go over these matters … Read More

Addressing Dental Anxiety

 Dental Anxiety – A Frequent Cause of Oral Hygiene Neglection Nearly 25 percent of Americans are so fearful, they avoid their dental check-ups unless they’re in pain, a Wall Street Journal article reports. Some people are afraid of the sound of the drill, while others say they’re afraid the procedure will be painful.  Some people say they hate feeling like … Read More

Diabetes and Oral Health – A Few Tips

Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the United States have diabetes? That’s 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year—and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don’t even know they have it. Diabetes affects your body’s ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. … Read More

Thanks Giving and Healthy Food tips

Happy Thanksgiving Foods – Friendly Holidays We all love Thanksgiving Day and it’s one of our favorite holidays. It feels wonderful getting together with families and friends taking a day to remember all the memories that we all are thankful for. Now, what we’re really talking about is a delightful day set aside on the fourth Thursday every November when … Read More

Mouth Cancer Awareness Month

Mouth Cancer Awareness Month – Be Prepared The word “cancer” on its own is scary. Yet, you don’t hear much about Mouth Cancer. Does this mean Mouth Cancer should not be worrisome? Read the following statistics and then decide for yourself: Mouth Cancer has one of the worst survival rates of all cancers. Mouth Cancer takes the life of one … Read More

Improving Oral Health for Veterans

  Smile, soldier! Veterans Day is on November 11th every year. It’s a great time to thank our Veterans for their service towards the country! This day gives veterans a rare opportunity to reflect on their services, family, and health-related issues. Veterans should take a day out from their busy schedule on Veteran’s Day, and in addition to reflecting on … Read More

Halloween is Here – The Do’s and Don’ts

  The Monsters of Halloween should not Get Your Teeth One of the main messages people get from dentists seems to be an annual warning about dental damage caused by Halloween candies and other holiday season sugary, high carb treats like cakes and pies. The truth is, being healthy and maintaining optimal oral health for kids isn’t about giving up … Read More