Oral Cancer Risk Factors and Symptoms

A positive cancer diagnosis at any age or stage of development is always a serious matter. This is why oral cancer screenings and maintaining an up to date health history are an important part of your regular dental checkup. According to the American Dental Association 1 in 92 adults will develop oral or pharyngeal cancer… Read more »

Your Dentist, Your Smile, and Lasers

Have you ever heard about a friend visiting the dentist only to have lasers used in his or her treatment? Or have you heard of a dentist advertising the benefits of laser dentistry? Do you ever wonder what said benefits could be, or if laser dentistry is even safe? In fact, dentist have been employing… Read more »

Relieving Your Canker Sores

Canker sores are annoying and painful, and can make simple activities like eating and talking unpleasant. Generally, these sores don’t require dental treatment, and should fade on their own after a week or two. However, we strongly recommend visiting a dentist if you have a particularly persistent or painful sore. While no one is exactly… Read more »

When X-Rays Are Important

X-rays are a safe, reliable staple of dentistry. They help dentists locate problems before they require extensive work and keep a visual record of changes in your smile. Depending on your circumstances, a dentist may recommend X-rays once every six or only once every few years. However, some patients might need X-rays more frequently. To… Read more »

Your Beginner’s Guide to Dental Veneers

If you’re new to cosmetic dental procedures and which will be best in your smile restoration, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to give you the basics to dental veneers and show you why it may be just what you need to restore that beautiful smile of yours. What exactly are dental veneers?… Read more »