Frequently Asked Questions About Congenitally Missing Teeth

19 December 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Humans normally have 32 teeth in their mouth. However, for a variety of different reasons, some people do not develop all 32 teeth. The teeth that are missing are known as congenitally missing teeth. This means that the teeth were never present below the gums and as such, they never grew in. This is different than teeth developing, just not erupting. If you or your child suffer from this condition, you may have many questions about it. Read More 

Prevent Dental Emergencies With A Mouth Guard

20 November 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

There are some hobbies you may be involved with that put you at a greater risk of suffering dental emergencies. Contact sports, skateboarding, mountain climbing, and other risky hobbies can all leave you more susceptible to damaging your teeth if you take a good blow to your mouth area. The most important thing you can do to help reduce your risk of finding yourself dealing with a dental emergency due to your lifestyle choices is to wear a mouth guard. Read More 

Can Blood Pressure Medication Impact Your Oral Health?

23 October 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Calcium channel blockers, or CCBs, can help to control your blood pressure. They can also have a negative impact on your oral health. If you are currently taking a CCB medication, here is what you need to know to protect your oral health.  How Can CCBs Impact Your Oral Health? There are several ways that CCBs can affect your oral health. For instance, they can cause dry mouth. Persistent dry mouth can lead to oral problems, such as gum infection, cavities, and tooth decay. Read More 

Three Truths That Will Get Your Kids To Love The Dentist

28 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It is common for people, kids, and adults alike, to dislike having to go to the dentist. Even for kids who have never been to a dental office, it is common for older children to express how they disliked it or others to relay their fears and cause kids to become anxious about dental work. It is important to counteract your children's fear of the dentist and turn it into good anticipation. Read More 

The Pros And Cons Of Lingual Braces

1 September 2017
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Lingual braces, or braces that are worn behind the teeth, are becoming more popular with teenagers and adults. If you or your child are looking to improve your smile, but do not want noticeable braces on your teeth, you may be considering this type of braces. Learning the pros and cons can help you determine if they are ideal in your situation. Here are a couple of the pros and cons of lingual braces. Read More