Getting to the Root of Headache Disorders at the Dentist’s Office

Headaches happen to everyone; no one is immune. And while the pain associated with them can range from mild to blinding, when they occur frequently, they are a symptom of a headache disorder that can wreak havoc on the sufferer’s quality of life.  Defined as occurring every or nearly every day, millions of Americans suffer […]

8 Signs You May Be Experiencing a Dental Problem

As dentists, we’re pretty fortunate compared with other health care professions, especially where regular care and maintenance are concerned. Unlike family physicians who might see you once each year (if they’re lucky), we get to check in with many of our clients every six months. This helps ensure we can catch and correct any potential […]

Your Dentist is the First Line of Defense Against Airway & Sleep Issues

Getting a good night’s sleep is about more than simply feeling refreshed in the morning and eliminating the need for that second cup of coffee. From memory, concentration, and depression issues, to weight gain, high blood pressure, and a greater risk of developing chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease, the lack of uninterrupted sleep […]

Fear-free Dentistry: Creating Positive Experiences for Life

Our experiences transform our perception of many of the things we encounter in life. Positive experiences at the dentist’s office in our youth shape our perception of going to the dentist as an adult. Dental anxiety or dental phobia is prevalent, estimated to affect 13%-24% of people around the world. While some people have anxiety […]

The Science of Dentistry and Why You Should Care

We’ve heard a lot recently about the impact science can make on decisions. And when it comes to health and wellness, particularly in dentistry, science is the gold standard. When something is backed by science, results are better understood, and therefore decisions are made based on evidence.  Think about it. You go to the dentist, […]

Four Powerful Ways to Transform Your Smile

Your smile is one of the first things people notice, ahem, when you aren’t wearing a mask. A beaming smile has been linked to relieving stress, improving life expectancy, business success, and contributing to personal happiness, among other benefits. Psychology Today reports that smiles have superpowers and can be beneficial not only to yourself but […]

ICON Resin Infiltration for White Spots on Teeth

What is a White Spot Lesion? White spot lesions are permanent white spots on the teeth. The spots appear white due to refraction or scattering of light in the enamel. These lesions can be caused by a loss of mineral content (demineralization) in the tooth’s enamel, trauma to a developing tooth, or excess fluoride during […]

How to Put an End to Deep Teeth Stains

One of the very first things we notice about someone is their smile. And when we look at ourselves in the mirror, what do we do? We smile.  According to a national survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 96% of adults believe an attractive smile makes a person more appealing to the opposite […]