Month: April 2017

Biocompatibility: A Quiz!

When you make your foray into the world of restorative care, whether for minor repairs to your smile or something major like tooth replacement, you will likely hear about biocompatibility as it applies to your oral health. While it might sound impressive and you can tell it’s good for you, that doesn’t mean you feel… Read more »

Avoid DIY: Choose Professional Whitening

Yes, of course the DIY teeth whitening methods you see online seem fantastic, easy, and something you assume you should try out. After all, scrubbing your teeth with baking soda and soaking them in lemon juice can’t be problematic, right? Actually, this and other treatment suggestions are often extremely dangerous for your smile. Then, once… Read more »

Dog Bowl At The Cotton Bowl

If you and your pup are practically attached at the hip, the upcoming Dog Bowl at the Cotton Bowl is an event that you may think has been created just for you two! Head out with your lovable canine by your side for an afternoon of more fun than you can imagine. What’s The Event?… Read more »

Bruxism: Common Questions Answered

Do you have questions about bruxism disorder? If you’re someone who has recently been diagnosed, then the answer is probably yes. The good news is that it’s fairly simple to become fully educated on the topic of this functional problem, how to handle it, why it’s going on, and what you can do to keep… Read more »

Quiz: Are These Habits Good Or Bad?

What types of little habits have you formed and accumulated over the years? Do you bite your fingernails? Do you finish each dental hygiene session by staring closely at your smile and tongue in the mirror? When you’re not sure if your actions are good or possibly bad for your oral health, it can be… Read more »

Is Something Wrong With My Flossing?

Are you curious about your usual flossing? What seems to be bothering you? If you notice that every time you floss, it just doesn’t seem to feel right, it’s certainly time to speak up. Or, if you’re just not sure if you’re flossing the way we would suggest, it’s perfectly fine to admit you need… Read more »

Fluoride Q&A: Why, How Much, And More?

When it comes to mysteries of dental care, one of the topics that tends to come up again and again is: What to make of fluoride? Patients have a general understanding that it’s necessary but then they go home and hear a variety of myths and rumors that lead to confusion. To get everything straight,… Read more »

Art In The Square 2017

Is art time your favorite time of year? If so, you’ll be extremely excited about this year’s Art In The Square 2017, which has taken the country by storm! The show is small but has become very well-known and it is finally here for its 18th year! Mark your calendars! What Is This? The Art… Read more »

3 Reasons To Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Smile

Do you carry guilt with you regarding your oral health? While we understand you may feel upset about neglecting your smile health, we encourage you to take a different stance. When you give up the feelings of guilt and instead turn to a more proactive approach, you will find that it’s easier than you may… Read more »

Time For A Water Flosser?

If you like thinking about getting your smile even cleaner than it is after brushing and flossing, you may be considering a water flosser. After all, it’s a gentle yet powerful way to remove plaque that even your toothbrush and dental floss may miss (such as plaque beneath your gumline and around dental work). It’s… Read more »