Dental Procedures

Why Wisdom Teeth Are So Susceptible To Infection

Wisdom Teeth

Located in the rear of the mouth, our wisdom teeth generally make an appearance between the ages of 17 and 25. Also referred to as our third molars, they once aided early humans in breaking down chewy meats and raw vegetables. As is the case with any of our other […]

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What Health Problems Can Crooked Teeth Cause?

Crooked Teeth

Health Risks of Crooked Teeth With crooked teeth, it is harder to brush and floss. This leaves room for bacteria to accumulate in uneven spaces. The misalignment of your teeth makes it harder for the toothbrush to reach every nook and corner of your mouth and even harder for floss […]

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Your Child’s First Orthodontic Exam


Did you know that children should have their first orthodontic exam no later than the age of seven? While pediatric dentists focus on the health of the teeth and gums, orthodontists focus on the growth and development of the teeth and jaw. What are the benefits of early orthodontic treatment? […]

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Give Your Smile a Dazzle with Dental Veneers

Dental Veneers

A good grin is an excellent accessory. Dental Veneers However, not everyone is proud to show off their teeth. There are several reasons why someone would not be willing to expose their teeth when they smile. Crooked teeth, crowding and discolored teeth are some of the reasons you will prefer […]

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Toothpaste and Orange Juice – Not a Good Match

orange juice

Ever wonder why orange juice tastes so bad after you brush your teeth? You can thank sodium laureth sulfate, also known as sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES), or sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) for ruining your drink, depending on which toothpaste you use. Both of these chemicals are surfactants — wetting […]

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Are Oral Piercings Safe?

Oral piercings

Oral piercings are a form of body art and self-expression that’s all the rage among teenagers and young adults. While piercings of the tongue, lip or cheek might seem safe because “everyone has them,” that’s not entirely true. The mouth is a moist place, which means it’s a breeding ground […]

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