Archive for December, 2014

Dental Implants: What Should I Believe?

Dental Implants have become commonplace, with over 3 million people worldwide hosting some sort of implant. Unfortunately, their rising popularity has been accompanied by an increasing number of misconceptions about what they can and can’t do. Let us help you to understand which of these common messages are true and which are fabricated. Message #1: […]

How Old Do Kids Need to be to Chew Gum?

We have all heard that sugar free chewing gum can help prevent cavities and tooth decay; but at what age is it appropriate for your child to start chewing gum? The general rule is that before chewing gum, your child must understand that he or she should not swallow it. The American Academy of Pediatrics […]

Straight Teeth Without the Brackets and Wires: Invisalign®

Nothing compares to the look a child gives us when he or she is told they need braces. The fact of the matter is that many kids and young adults do eventually need some sort of treatment to fix gaps and cracks in their smile. But unfortunately, the combination of metal wires and crooked teeth […]

Dental Checkups: How Important are they?

We know that for most people, going to the dentist’s office is not high on their list of favorite things to do. A visit to the dentist takes up valuable time in our busy, modern schedules! So we are not surprised that we hear this question time and time again from our patients: “Is going […]

Dental Implants: Five Things You May Not Know

How much do you know about dental implants? With the increasing popularity and availability of dental implant surgery worldwide, patients are gaining more and more knowledge about dental implants every day. But did you know these five important facts? Dental implants are appropriate for almost all ages. Not just for the elderly, dental implants are […]