Is Laser Dental treatment Safe?

Lasers have been used safely in dentistry since the early 1990s and in other forms of medicine for even longer; however, some patients are still in the dark about how and why they are used and, more importantly, whether there are any risks involved. What is Laser Dentistry? The term “laser” stands for “light amplification … Continued

How to Get Rid of Harmful Bacteria in Your Mouth

Your mouth is home to millions of bacteria at any given time. These millions of bacteria create your mouth’s microbiome, and it’s a delicate balance. Both good and bad bacteria strains interact with each other constantly. Ideally, your mouth should have enough good bacteria to neutralize the bad. If the balance between good and harmful … Continued

Professional Whitening: Your Questions Answered

Your smile is often the first thing that others notice about you. Perhaps it’s not surprising that professional whitening is one of the most common dental procedures across the country. If your teeth are stained or discolored, you may feel self-conscious when meeting new people. Or, you might find that you’re hiding your teeth while … Continued

Crowns vs. Bridges: What’s the Difference?

Tooth loss from injury, gum disease, or decay is incredibly common. As many as 69 percent of Americans will experience at least one missing or damaged tooth by the time they reach their forties. If you think missing or damaged teeth only affect your smile, think again: damaged teeth are much more than a cosmetic … Continued

Am I Grinding My Teeth at Night? Signs and Symptoms

Have you ever been concentrating on something, maybe at work or school, and suddenly noticed that you were grinding your teeth? Have you ever woken up with a sore mouth and jaw? If so, you’re probably one of the many people out there suffering from some form of bruxism – aka teeth grinding. Don’t panic: … Continued