• Strange and Fascinating Animal Teeth
    We’re the experts on human teeth, but there are lots of other interesting teeth out there. You probably already know that venomous snakes have hollow fangs to inject venom when they Read more
  • Sugar Versus Our Teeth
    Sugar is the greatest nemesis of the dental profession and anyone who wants to maintain a healthy smile. Why? Because the harmful bacteria in our mouths love to eat it, then Read more
  • Choosing the Best Toothbrush
    Centuries ago, people didn’t have many options for how to keep their teeth clean. Some cultures used chewing sticks and early toothbrushes had bristles made of horse hair. These days, we Read more
  • How Medicine and Oral Health Intersect
    We all know that medications can have side effects. If you tried, you could probably hear the voice in pharmaceutical commercials rattling off some of the most common ones in your Read more
  • Habits We Don’t Realize Hurt Our Teeth
    Tooth enamel ranks between steel and titanium on the Mohs Hardness Scale. That makes it harder than any other substance in the human body, and it also makes it harder than Read more
  • Get the Most out of Your Toothbrush
    An important part of keeping your teeth and gums healthy is your toothbrush. That might seem so obvious that it’s not worth saying, but you’d be surprised how many basic mistakes Read more
  • White Spots and Other Dental Stains
    We all want white, straight, beautiful teeth so that we can dazzle everyone with our smiles. Unfortunately, sometimes stains can get in the way of this goal, and they come in Read more
  • Defeat Bad Breath with a Tongue Scraper
    One of the main things people overlook about a daily oral hygiene routine is cleaning their tongues. That’s right, it doesn’t stop with brushing twice a day for two minutes with Read more
  • Tooth Anatomy 101
    How much do you know about what’s on the inside of your teeth? Let’s take a quick look! We feel that the more our patients know about the structure and anatomy Read more
  • Your Teeth Are Not Tools!
    Human teeth are awesome. We wouldn’t have dedicated our professional lives to working with them if we didn’t think so. There are so many things they can do, from chewing food Read more
  • The Basics of Enamel Hypoplasia
    The amount of work it takes to keep a smile healthy and strong can vary from person to person. For some people, simply sticking to a good daily regimen of brushing Read more
  • Oral pH: The Chemistry of Healthy Mouths
    Most of us learn a little about the pH scale in our science classes as teenagers. What does that have to do with oral health, though? A lot, actually, which is Read more
  • Let’s Raise Awareness of Oral Cancer
    The American Cancer Society estimates that over 53,000 people will get oral cavity or oropharyngeal cancer in 2020. The death rate of these types of cancer has been decreasing over the Read more
  • From Dental Health to Overall Health
    When we think of being healthy, how much are we thinking about oral health? Just because we go to our dentists for oral health concerns and physicians for overall health concerns, Read more
  • Five Dental Tips to Keep Your Teeth Merry during the Holiday Season
    The holidays are some of the few times in the year where we can feast, indulge, and not feel guilty about it. Although eating lots of great food comes along Read more