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Less-Popular-But-Still-Effective Tooth Whitening Solutions

And there are more! If you missed the first two blogs on whitening solutions and how to determine which is best for you, visit https://dentalpassions.com/tooth-whitening-solutions-by-cost/ and https://dentalpassions.com/over-the-counter-teeth-whitening/. But for now, let’s talk about the least talked about whitening solutions: At-home-whiteners that use light and toothpaste. At-Home-Whiteners...
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The One Diet That Does What It Says It’ll Do

Americans are constantly looking for a diet or a pill that will help them lose weight, improve their health, increase their energy or even all three. And while achieving any of those things takes a lot more work than simply changing your eating habits, we may have found the diet that will give you in a leg up in all of those areas… The Mediterranean Diet The Mediterranean Diet incorporates all...
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Are your gums bleeding or receding?

Are your gums bleeding or swollen? Are they sore to the touch? Are they pulling away from your teeth, leaving the roots exposed and your smile looking vampire-esq? If you answered yes to any of these questions, don’t panic—but DO pick up the phone and call to schedule an appointment with your dentist. Your dentist can determine the cause of your discomfort and ascertain the proper treatment....
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What You Should Know About Dental Implants

Technology and dentistry have always been good partners. The more technically advanced we become, the easier and more relaxing your dental experience becomes. In the last 40 years, we have seen dental implants go from obscurity to mainstream, in what might be the biggest development in dentistry recently. What are Dental Implants? Implants offer an effective and long term solution to missing...
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Is Stress Affecting Your Teeth?

The last few years have been stressful for many Americans and, according to the New York Times, it is starting to show on their teeth. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is on the rise, and stress is thought to be one of the causes. According to the article, Dr. Rawdin out of Manhattan saw a 20 to 25% increase in patients with teeth grinding symptoms in 2009, and other dentists reported similar...
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So Many Myths About Gum Disease

There are many myths about gum disease. Some of them are harmful misunderstandings that, without having the right information, could lead to serious complications. If you thought gum disease was not common, think again—it is very common. Gum disease is caused by plaque that has not been removed from the gum line and forms into a harder substance like calculus or tartar. When it is untreated it...
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Being There To Address Our Patients Concerns Makes All of the Difference.

We believe in building trusting relationships with all of our patients. Trust, so that you can speak with us openly about your concerns. Trust, so that we can help you face your fears or anxiety. Trust, so that you can be confident in the dental process and happy with the final results. Trust, so that you know you can come to us again and again, and you know we care. Trust, so that  through all...
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Oral Care is Important For Little Ones Too

Did you know that a baby’s teeth actually begin formation during the second trimester of pregnancy? Additionally, proper care for children’s teeth begins even before the first baby tooth breaks the gumline. By massaging your baby’s gums with a damp washcloth you help keep bacteria away. As teeth begin to come in use a soft bristled toothbrush to gently scrub the teeth. Around age two, children...
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Science Investigates Link Between Oral Health and Other Ailments

The fields of science and dentistry are now accumulating enough data to support the theory of a link between oral health and cardiovascular disease. Several other studies indicate a link between periodontal disease and heart attack and stroke. The exact cause or basis of this link is not certain yet, but it is suspected to be plaque build up under the gums. The chronic inflammation that results...
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Your Dentist Offers Complimentary Sleep Apnea Screenings

I feel strongly about my role in improving the health and quality of my patients’ life beyond merely standard dental care. My team and I also offer innovative oral appliances for sleep apnea. These devices can seem like a miracle to people who’ve been suffering with sleep apnea and to their spouses who’ve had to put up with it. Once people start getting a good nights sleep their whole life...
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