TMJ Awareness Month: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

November 9, 2023

November is a special month for us because it's TMJ Awareness Month. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, commonly known as TMJ, affects millions of people around the world. Yet, it often goes undiagnosed or misunderstood. Our team of experienced and trusted dental professionals aims to help patients of all ages live healthy, comfortable lives. If any of the TMJ symptoms listed below resonate with you, call us today to schedule an initial consultation. Our goal in ...

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Achieving A Radiant Smile : Tips for National Dental Hygiene Month

October 15, 2023

October is a special month for our pearly whites—it's National Dental Hygiene Month! This annual event serves as a timely reminder to prioritize our oral health and maintain those beautiful smiles. Good dental hygiene not only helps prevent tooth decay and gum disease but also contributes to our overall well-being. Here are ten essential tips to keep your teeth and gums in top-notch condition. 1. Brush Like a Pro The cornerstone of any ...

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Happy Oral Health Month! Here Are 5 Tips For The Whole Family

June 18, 2023

Oral health month is the perfect time for families to reevaluate their oral hygiene routines, schedule dental appointments, learn new ways to care for their teeth and gums, and create oral health goals. Cavities, gum disease, and bad breath affect people of all ages, but with proper care, these issues can be almost completely avoided. So, if you’re ready to get your oral health back on track, now is the opportune time! Check out ...

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It’s Oral Cancer Awareness Month

April 7, 2023

There are about 53,000 new oral cancer diagnoses each year, which is why awareness is crucial. Our goal is to ensure that more people know about the disease and will take measures to prevent it and screen for it. Because when oral cancer is detected early, the survival rate is significantly increased. An oral cancer screening is included every time you have a dental checkup. Our team is dedicated to helping patients prevent oral ...

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Is Your Breakfast Helping Or Harming Your Oral Health?

February 4, 2023

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. If that’s true, does it really matter what we eat, or does it just matter that we eat? Doctors, dieticians, dentists, and other health experts will tell you that what you eat for breakfast matters. You can’t have donuts and a caramel macchiato for breakfast most mornings and expect it not to affect your oral and overall health! According ...

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TMJ Awareness Month

November 11, 2022

The temporomandibular joint (also called the jaw joint or TMJ) is one of the most frequently used joints in the human body. These all-too-important joints allow us to speak, chew, yawn, and laugh. So, when our jaws fall victim to injury or dysfunction, it can have devastating effects on our physical, mental, and social health. Luckily, calling attention to these overworked (and underappreciated!) joints can help you avoid painful TMJ disorders in the future. And ...

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8 Products That Could Destroy Your Teeth

October 9, 2022

Enamel is an incredible part of our body. In fact, tooth enamel is one of the hardest substances in the human body! How is that fun fact? Despite the powerhouse strength of this mineral, teeth are highly susceptible to damage and decay. We all know that eating healthy is important to our bodies, but it is also vital to our teeth. These eight, innocent products are items we consume every day. Clinical studies show the ...

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National Gum Care Month: What You Should Know About Gums, Gum Disease, and Prevention

September 10, 2022

The goal of dentistry is to help patients achieve a healthy mouth, not just healthy teeth. This includes your gums (aka gingiva). Your gums seal and protect your teeth, teeth roots, and jaw bones, against disease-causing bacteria. Additionally, the gingiva hold your teeth in place. Without gum tissue, your teeth would fall out and bacteria along with food debris would cause serious destruction to your sensitive teeth roots. To recognize National Gum Care Month, we ...

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It’s Oral Health Month! Here are 5 Oral Health Tips for the Whole Family

June 17, 2022

The American Dental Association recognizes June as Oral Health Month. This is an opportunity for families to evaluate their oral health habits, get back on track, and create oral health goals. That may sound like a strange thing to do, but if you suffer from chronic gum disease, cavities, or bad breath, your oral health may be affecting your overall health. Additionally, if you don’t love the way your smile looks, it may be ...

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10 Dental New Year's Resolutions

January 8, 2022

‘Tis the season for reflection and resolutions. Of course, you can improve your oral hygiene any time of year, but there’s something about looking ahead that makes it seem not only possible but probable. Here are our top 10 Dental Resolutions – take any or all of them into 2022! 1. Floss Regularly We know we’re supposed to floss every day, but many people (maybe even most) don’t. There’s always a good ...

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