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  • Woman wearing glasses wondering. Should I replace my old silver fillings? Should I Replace My Old Silver Fillings? - Cavities aren’t something anyone wants, but unfortunately, they are common. About 92% of Americans between 20 and 64 years old have tooth decay that has resulted in at least one. If you have an older cavity, it is likely silver in color. That’s the way we used to do things, with amalgam fillings. Amalgam was […]
  • Common Dental Emergencies and How to Handle Them Woman Holding Mouth in Pain How to Handle Common Dental Emergencies - Dental emergencies can come in many forms, and some dental emergencies are more urgent than others. Being prepared by having knowledge about how you should handle them, should they occur, will ensure the best possible outcome. Here are some of the most common dental emergencies that we see and what you should do between the […]
  • Woman Smiling in Winter Winter Oral Health Issues and Prevention Tips Winter Oral Health Issues and What Can Be Done to Prevent Them - Brrrr. Winter is here. We don’t need to tell you that with winter, comes cold weather. Colder temperatures affect many aspects of our lives, including our oral health. We’ll tell you about some of the most common winter oral health issues. Not to worry, we’ll also share some of the ways you prevent these issues […]
  • Woman Handing Candy to Trick or Treaters The Best and Worst Candy for Your Teeth The Best (& Worst) Candy for Your Teeth - Halloween is right around the corner. You might be surprised to hear this from your dentist, but we’ll let you in on a little secret – it’s ok to eat candy on Halloween (and the days after if you or your kids had a very successful trick-or-treat session). There’s one catch, you need to brush […]
  • Young Woman Holding Candy Dish Is Sugar Bad for My Teeth? Is Sugar Bad for My Teeth? - Sugar can be found in nearly every processed food. It’s everywhere and hard to be avoided. No wonder so many people struggle with sugar addiction! While we all love a sweet treat here and there, eating too much sugar does come with its downfalls. Empty calories from added sugars in foods and drinks can fill […]