Posts By: Dr. Wright

Celebrate National Mutt Day

July Park and Recreation Month is a national campaign sponsored by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA). The purpose of the campaign is to encourage everyone to visit their local city parks, embrace active lifestyles, and improve their overall health. Summer offers the perfect opportunity to create healthy habits for yourself and your children… Read more »

Beware Of DIY Teeth Whitening Treatments

Face it; you wish your teeth could be a bit whiter. We all do. It seems easy enough that your first inclination may be to check online to see if there are any quick, do it at home fixes to make your smile whiter. Many of these DIY whitening solutions you find online or in… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry: Improved Look And Health

Are you hiding your smile behind a raised hand because you’re self-conscious about a damaged tooth? Living with a smile that’s gummier than you want? Do you want to straighten your crooked, misaligned teeth without big metal braces? You may want to talk to your dentist about cosmetic dentistry. Although cosmetic dentistry’s main objective is… Read more »

Quiz: Soda And Its Effects On Your Smile

Nobody wants to admit that the food or drink they love very much might be bad for them! However, as we make our way down the list of common culprits for dental health problems, soda tends to be on the top! Not sure why it’s so bad for you or if, perhaps, the type of… Read more »

Gum Recession, Inflammation, And Protection

First, you learn that if you don’t brush frequently enough and as suggested, you can end up with gum disease. The initial symptoms of this problem that can lead to devastating consequences include inflammation. Down the road, your gums may recede (we refer to this as gum recession), meaning that they pull back from your… Read more »

5 Course Food & Wine Pairing

What’s better than an enjoyable evening out for dinner? How about one that includes five courses and a sommelier providing you with just the right wine to complement your meal? Head out for the 5 Course Food & Wine Pairing event! The Event This is your chance to try out yummy fare from across the… Read more »

Diet Crazes That Hurt Your Dental Health

When you feel the urge to hop on the diet craze train, your sole focus is finding a quick way to shed some pounds! In place of completely overhauling your diet with the end goal of balanced eating, some of these crazes include short bursts of extreme eating, such as consuming only juice for a… Read more »

Your Sweet Tooth: What To Do

There’s nothing quite like dealing with a sweet tooth when you’re trying to keep your smile on track. Unfortunately, it’s very easy to give into temptation, which can leave you more vulnerable to decay, gum problems, and more. So, what to do when you really like all of the goodies that are full of sugar… Read more »

Your Smile: Don’t Overlook Medication Side Effects

When you purchase medication from the drugstore or you pick up your prescription from the pharmacy, there’s something that comes with it (that you might ignore). It’s the literature that provides you with all the details you might need, including not only dosage instructions but also potential side effects. While you might not want to… Read more »