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We are everything but business as usual!

ADVANCING TECHNIQUE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR PATIENTS AND STAFF From this COVID-19 Pandemic we are looking to add confidence in the safety and protection of us all. In the wake of the recent global pandemic, in addition to our ongoing strict guidelines with regards to CDC mandates and “universal precautions”, we are pleased to […]

We are here for you!

As this coronavirus situation has unfolded, all of us have been faced with questions about how to lead our daily lives while being told, we must stay at home. We’ve all felt how uncomfortable and frustrating the uncertainty and restrictions can be. My staff and I have seen that those feelings are magnified when your […]

Straight teeth to show off your smile!

ClearCorrect invisible braces are the clear & simple way to straighten your teeth, so you can show off your smile! ClearCorrect is a clear aligner system used to straighten teeth as an alternative to traditional braces. Similar to other clear aligner brands (like Invisalign) available to dentists or orthodontists certified to offer them to their patients, […]

Bruxism: Are You Experiencing It?

The term “bruxism” refers to tooth grinding and tooth clenching that many children and adults experience throughout their lifetime. Bruxism occurs when the teeth contact each other in a forceful fashion, this can be silent or cause a loud sound especially when sleeping. Why Does Teeth Grinding Occur? Many medical and dental professionals may not […]

Bad Breath: Do You Have It? You May Not Know You Do

Most people are unaware of the fact that they have bad breath, or “halitosis” as dental professionals refer to it. Actually, one in four people have bad breath and some studies have reported that approximately 50 percent of the adult population does have it.1 In fact, it is estimated that nearly 60 million people will […]

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Gum Disease: What You Need to Know

Why do rheumatoid arthritis and gum disease often go hand in hand? Learn about the significance of the connection and what you can do to protect your overall health. Fast Facts People living with rheumatoid arthritis are more likely to develop gum disease compared to people who do not have RA. Inflammation related to gum […]

Your Mouth’s Dirty Little Secret

If you sometimes suffer from “not-so-fresh” breath, you’re not alone. Over 60 million Americans suffer from chronic bad breath. Heartburn, antibiotics, acid reflux, diabetes and certain diets can worsen bad breath. It might feel clean, but your mouth is a breeding ground for bacteria, which feed on food particles trapped between your teeth and the […]

New ADA Report Names Top 3 Oral-Health Problems

What are the most common oral health problems Americans are facing today? The Health Policy Institute, a research division of the American Dental Association, recently released the results of a wide-ranging survey of nearly 15,000 adults across every state. Here’s what they found: For the population as a whole, the top issue — experienced occasionally […]

Radiation Therapy and your Dental Health

Are you being treated for cancer? If   you   are   taking   drugs   to   treat   cancer,   or   receiving chemotherapy or head and neck radiation, you may be suffering from dry mouth. There may be less saliva in your mouth due to drugs and chemotherapy, and in the case of head and neck radiation, there may be no […]

Dexter doesn’t know how to floss!

by Kelly Oliynyk R.D.H.   There were 2.8 million people who watched Showtime’s Dexter last week. Dexter is smart, good looking and you can’t deny he also has a great sense of humor. He is everyone’s favorite serial killer. Frankly, I have a bit of a crush on Dexter Morgan. I really love the series and […]