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dental holidays

It’s a magical time of the year, with so many of us celebrating various holidays which bring us together in our appreciation of family and the love that we share. While we all may be facing some additional challenges in finding safe ways to gather and rejoice this year, some…

dockside dental smile

Smiling is one of life’s little joys, but like many little things, it can have a big impact. Your smile is your greeting card to the world, letting everyone who sees it know what a friendly and open person you are. But aside from its welcoming message, did you know…

covid and dental

2020 has been an unprecedented year, both in terms of world events and in terms of our health. While the pandemic and its accompanying concerns drag on, other health problems are also on the rise. These include a myriad of diverse dental and oral health issues, which according to research…

family dentist

Family is the most important thing there is. The people closest to you are the ones who matter most, and that love will last a lifetime. So when you have a family of your own, it’s important to keep them healthy and happy and part of that includes having a…

sinuses and teeth

Your body is a complex and interconnected collection of systems and organs, and what affects one part can affect another. While we may tend to segregate dental health from the rest of the body, the reality is that they interact in often surprising ways. In particular, your sinuses and your…

oral health

It’s funny how we think about health. We tend to mentally segregate oral health from overall health, with doctors and dentists operating independently of each other. While that may at times be convenient, it’s not how the human body works. Oral health is a critical part of overall health, as…

Cosmetic Dentistry

  Cosmetic dentistry is a bit different from regular family dentistry–although many “regular” dentists do offer some cosmetic treatments as well. Cosmetic dentistry is best defined as the branch of dentistry focused on treating and improving the appearance of the teeth, gums, or bite. The treatments involved in doing so…

sensitive teeth

Tooth pain and sensitive teeth are just plain annoying. It can rapidly suck the joy out of a good meal or a refreshing drink, robbing you of much-needed refreshment on a hot day. One of the more common kinds of tooth pain is sensitivity to temperature, particularly hot or cold…

dental implants

While dental care has come a long way in the last fifty years, millions of Americans are still dealing with tooth loss. This generally occurs as a result of tooth decay, gum disease, or injury. Treating tooth loss has historically been one of the biggest challenges in dentistry — wooden…

vegan

More and more people are identifying as vegan, meaning that they eat a diet free of animal products such as meat and dairy. Instead, they attempt to fill all their nutritional needs with a plant-based diet composed entirely of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, and the like. There are many reasons…