Surprising Ways Your Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Oral Health

With the blossoming of spring, while we welcome the vibrant blooms and greener landscapes, many of us also brace for the onset of seasonal allergies. This period, characterized by the widespread dispersal of pollen, can lead to the familiar symptoms of sneezing, congestion and itchy eyes. However, what’s less widely recognized is the impact of these allergies on oral health.... read more »

Your Gum Health Is As Important as Your Teeth for a Healthy Mouth and Body

February isn’t just the month when we celebrate all things love; it’s also Gum Disease Awareness Month. Why not show your gums some love? Because your gum health is vital for a healthy smile (and body). Gum disease is linked to Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, pneumonia, coronary artery disease, diabetes, liver cancer and rheumatoid arthritis. Our goal this month is to... read more »

This Holiday Season, Why Not Give the Gift of a Healthy, More Beautiful Smile?

This holiday season, why not celebrate healthy smiles for yourself and your loved ones? Flashing a healthy smile can bring joy to loved ones and strangers alike, boost your self-confidence, and brighten your mood, as well as those you share your smile with. Our wish this holiday season is to help you experience the joys of a healthy, appealing smile.  ... read more »

Tips To Help You Feel Calm and Relaxed at Your Next Dental Appointment

Do you put off routine dental care or much-needed dental work because of anxiety? Anxiety is how your body reacts to what you perceive to be stressful or unfamiliar situations. So that sense of distress or dread you have before an event manifests itself as anxiety. While a bit of anxiety can be useful, keeping us alert and aware in... read more »

Floss Your Way to a Healthier Mouth and a Healthier Body!

If you are brushing your teeth twice a day as recommended but not flossing between them, it’s not just your smile that will pay the price. Your toothbrush can’t reach in between teeth to remove dental plaque (a sticky bacterial biofilm). That’s where flossing comes in, because it can reach between teeth and below the gum line where bacteria accumulates... read more »