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Let’s Talk Gum Recession

There are numerous changes that we can expect as we grow older. It used to be that gum recession was accepted as one of those changes. This is no longer the case. When it comes to age-related recession, the hairline is one thing; the gum line is another altogether. Consequences of Gum Recession We would… Read More »

Extending the Life of Your Smile

  Statistical data demonstrates that we are living longer today than our ancestors. Along with greater health and vitality, men and women today also express a desire to extend the appearance of youthfulness and beauty. Cosmetic dental treatments can play an important role in achieving this. What You can do for Your Smile Research has… Read More »

Want Whiter Teeth? See your Dentist!

A bright smile is indicative of energy and health. You may understand this; but did you know that your smile is also sending messages about your character? Studies show that people with bright white teeth are thought to be friendly, successful, popular, and even wealthy. These are just a few of the many positive traits… Read More »

Is Teeth Whitening Right for You?

Discoloration is one of the most common problems for adults, and one that may seem easy to resolve. However, there is more to teeth whitening than meets the eye. All teeth whitening is not equal Most people who want to lighten the color of their teeth can be helped with teeth whitening. One of the… Read More »

3 Foods to Help You Naturally Whiten Your Teeth

If you suffer from surface stains on your teeth due to things like black tea and coffee, you are certainly not alone. And although over-the-counter and in-office whitening treatments are proven to be effective in whitening your teeth, did you know that you can help to get rid of small surface stains by consuming certain… Read More »

Is Oil Pulling Fad Good For Your Smile?

When I first started seeing articles about “oil pulling” a few weeks ago I didn’t have any idea what it was. Supposedly certain celebrities were doing it and swore up and down that it really helped them. But helped with what? Now I have found out that “oil pulling” is basically swishing oil around in… Read More »

Sleep Apnea May Raise Cancer Risk

It looks like we can add cancer to the list of health problems associated with obstructive sleep apnea. A study from the University of Sydney found that moderate-to-severe sleep apnea was linked to a 2 1/2 times higher likelihood of developing cancer. This was after the researchers adjusted for other factors such as obesity! Mortality… Read More »

What Is A Root Canal?

We talk about root canal treatment all the time, usually joking about the discomfort. But why do we need root canal treatment, what exactly is it and is it as horrible as everyone says? Root canal treatment is used to save a tooth that is badly decayed and infected. The tooth root cannot be healed… Read More »

Testing for Sleep Apnea

What is it about the testing for obstructive sleep apnea that has some people nervous? I have actually  had patients say “Yeah, I probably have sleep apnea but I’m not gonna do the sleep test!” which is something I just don’t understand. If you could find out what is making you tired, cranky and raising… Read More »