What Are Mouthguards?

clear mouthguard custom from dentist There are two categories of mouthguards with two different purposes that you can get from your dentist. Mouthguards for sports are intended to prevent injury. Mouthguards worn while sleeping are intended to prevent problems associated with teeth grinding or other bite problems.Read More

What You Should Know About Teeth Grinding

woman grinding teeth bruxism Teeth grinding is when you clench your jaw closed & grind your teeth together, whether consciously or unconsciously. Teeth grinding is called bruxism by dentists, & it can cause damage, discomfort & pain.Read More

What’s a Periodontist & Why Do I Need One?

woman wondering about going to periodontist You're used to going to the dentist & just seeing the doctor, the hygienist & maybe a dental assistant. But now you've been told you need to see a periodontist too. Now you're thinking, "Perio-what?"Read More

Be Sure to Use Your Dental Benefits Every Year

use insurance benefits to save money on dental care If you have dental insurance, your insurance company provides you with a certain dental benefits each year. In case you're not very familiar with insurance vocabulary, you can think of an insurance benefit as a dental service that the insurance company pays all or most of the cost of. Most dental plans cover the most common preventive services at 100%, meaning the insurance company pays 100% of the cost & you pay nothing.Read More

What Is Toothpaste Made Of?

history of dentistry tube of toothpaste These days people are being more and more conscious of what's in the food they eat and the products they buy. But do you know what your toothpaste is made of?Read More