What Is TMJ & How Can a Dentist Help?

woman with tooth sensitivity The temporomandibular joints are the joints on either side of your head that connect your jaw to your skull & allow you to open & close your mouth, chew, & speak. Because it can move in many different directions, these joints are some of the most complex in your body.Read More

A Step-by-Step Guide to Teaching Good Brushing Habits to Your Kids

Happy Family Father And Child Girl Brushing Her Teeth In Bathroo Brushing your teeth is very important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, it’s just a chore. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips for teaching your kids how to brush their teeth effectively & solidify good dental care habits for a lifetime of healthy teeth.Read More

Clear Braces vs. Metal Braces

woman with white clear ceramic braces The choice between clear braces or metal braces is becoming an age-old debate at the orthodontist's office or the dentist's office. For many patients who wish to straighten their teeth, the choice comes down to balancing the affect of orthodontics on your appearance, it's impact on your budget, & the expected or desired outcome for your particular case.Read More

5 Things You Do That Annoy Your Dental Hygienist

avoid tooth decay obey your hygienist Despite what some people seem to think, a hygienist's greatest desire is not to scold patients. A dental hygienist's greatest desire is to see healthy mouths free of tooth decay and dental disease.Read More

What Is a Deep Cleaning?

woman discussing deep cleaning with the dentist Most dental patients come into the office twice a year for a teeth cleaning. However, some patients are told that they need to get a deep cleaning instead, and that they need to see us more often than twice a year.Read More