DDS Shopping

So you’ve recently just moved or not necessarily “vibing” with your dentist anymore – how do you pick a new dentist? There are many factors that go into choosing the right dentist and practice for you and your family – so here’s a quick list of things to look for. Personal Comfort – Here, we…

Root Canals: Fact and Fiction

Root canals.  It seems public opinion of the words themselves are vaguely ominous and sound painful.  But what do we really know about root canals? Root canals can be necessary for a variety of issues such as: a chipped or cracked tooth, deep infection, bad amount of decay, when the pulp of the tooth becomes…

Fun Fact Friday: Linea Alba

Notice a white line along the inner side of your cheek? This condition is known as Linea Alba, stemming from the Latin meaning of White Line.  It is simply hardening of your oral mucosa. Linea alba is a common finding, asymptomatic (a condition producing or showing no symptoms), benign, usually occurs bilaterally (on both sides…

What’s going on with my sensitive teeth?

Some people are blessed with the life of never having felt the sensation of “sensitive teeth” while for some, it may come and go and for others, sensitive teeth is something they are unfortunately familiar with on a regular basis. Sensitive teeth can be caused by a multitude of reasons, some of which may be:…

Fun Fact Friday: Tori

What in the world are Tori?  Maxillary (upper jaw) and mandibular (lower jaw) tori are densely mineralized bone that can protrude inward (from the maxilla) or towards the tongue (from the mandibular), also known as, a bony growth. In the photo above, it is seen that the torus is from the midline of the hard…

Implant Facts and Stories

Have some questions or looking for some patient stories about dental implants?  Look no further!  You are about in embark on a journey that will give you the happiness and confidence you have been yearning for and you’ve just taken the first steps and we will be with you every step of the way.  So…

Yikes! How do I get rid of this bad breath?

Everyone knows somebody with chronic bad breath.  Most people might immediately assume they just don’t brush their teeth regularly, which may be the case, but bad breath can actually come from a variety of issues. Here is a short video from the ADA on associated issues with bad breath. While one may assume it may…

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