The Importance of Tongue Cleaning

Oral health isn’t just about taking care of your teeth. It’s about taking care of your entire mouth, which includes your tongue. Your tongue is a muscular organ that is essential to many functions of the body like tasting, eating, swallowing and talking....

Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Did you know that diabetes can affect your teeth, gums, and the overall health of your mouth? This shouldn’t sound too surprising, as there are other strong connections between overall wellness and oral health. Patients with diabetes are often concerned with keeping...

Root Canal Therapy

Many,many years ago, our first recognized dentists would remove a diseased or injured tooth as there was no means to restore it and maintain functionality. Today however, it is very common to know someone who has had root canal therapy to save a tooth – perhaps you...

Healthy Mouth Healthy Body

It may seem farfetched, but your mouth can be considered the window to the health of your body. Certain chronic diseases can increase your risk of gum disease such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, or emphysema. Additionally, certain lifestyle choices...

History of Dental Implants

A dental implant is a surgical component that is inserted into the jaw bone to act as a root of a tooth. It then supports dental objects like crowns, bridges or dentures. Inserting dental implants is a very common outpatient surgery that should be discussed with your...

Three Things to Know Before Whitening Your Teeth

Everyone wants a whiter smile. Teeth whitening is one the most common topics brought up by patients to their dentists. Are you thinking about getting your teeth whitened? Here are three things you should know first.   1. Why are my teeth getting yellow? To understand...