Getting Oral Cancer from Smoking

At this point, everyone in the world knows that smoking is incredibly bad for your health. The obvious issues - lung problems and a shorter lifespan - should be enough to stop most everyone from smoking. Smoking does more than that, though. One of the aspects of smoking that’s often... Read more »

All About the Facts of Teeth

Would you like a strong and healthy smile? If so, you need to keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Unfortunately, that’s a difficult thing to do if you don’t know much about your teeth. Well, our dentist, Dr. Catalina Phan, is happy to tell you all about your chompers so... Read more »

Chewing Sugarless Gum Might Help with Cavity Prevention

Cavities are often the result of chronic plaque acids caused by poor oral hygiene or an untreated oral health condition. When food particles and plaque deposits aren’t removed from your mouth by your daily brushing and flossing efforts an acidic environment can develop. This can be exacerbated by chronic dry... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Clean With These Four Steps

Keeping a smile beautiful, strong and healthy requires proper dental hygiene habits, which our dental team is happy to review with you. We encourage you to adopt the following four dental habits to prevent dental health problems and keep your smile healthy: 1. Brush twice a day. Choose a fluoride... Read more »

Treatments for Bruxism

Do you ever find yourself experiencing pain in your mouth when you wake up in the morning? Do you ever get the feeling that maybe you're damaging your smile as you sleep? The truth is that it may be entirely possible that your teeth and gums are being damaged through... Read more »

Don’t Ignore the Signs of Gum Disease

Do you have the signs of gum disease? If so, you don't want to ignore them. This inflammation of the gum tissue begins with a mild form called gingivitis) which can be treated and reversed improved oral hygiene and routine dental cleanings. The more severe stage, or periodontitis, the supportive... Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Protection

If you’ve just had a baby, hang in there! You’ll eventually get to sleep normal hours again. To help you keep your baby’s teeth soothed, we’ve assembled a little bit of info for you on dental care for babies. If you have any further inquiries about this info, or if... Read more »

Interdental Cleaners: Important Tools in Your Oral Care Kit

Along with your toothbrush and toothpaste, your interdental cleaner is a vital part of your oral hygiene kit. Make sure to use ADA approved products, as they will be both safe and effective on your smile. The right interdental flosser will clean the tight spaces between teeth and around your... Read more »

Enjoy Your Smile Thanks to Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you ever wished you can take your broken or damaged teeth and conceal them with fully effective restorations? Are you looking for realistic looking prosthetics to replace any missing or lost teeth? If so, it is possible that cosmetic dentistry treatments will be needed. If you wish to enhance... Read more »

The Causes of Embarrassing Bad Breath

Bad breath is an embarrassing and distasteful condition that is a basic hygiene problem most people want to eliminate from their person. Is it any wonder why the store counters are rife with mints, chewing gum and breath fresheners? While helpful to mask bad smells, these items are only temporary... Read more »