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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…

Best food for oral health

Diet plays a role in every aspect of our lives—the foods we eat provide the nutrition we need to stay healthy, but they also play a direct role in our oral health. The choices we make regarding meals and snacks are an important part of keeping our teeth and gums…

dental veneers on woman

Modern dentistry is always evolving, and new procedures are being developed all the time to improve the lives and smiles of dental patients around the world. As a result, cosmetic dental procedures are becoming more popular with regular people who just want to improve their oral health, renew the brilliance…

dockside dental back open

We are excited to announce Dockside Dental has re-opened. We know this has been a challenging and often confusing time for many of our patients, and we’re happy to be available again for your regular dental care. We’re carefully monitoring the evolving situation around the COVID-19 pandemic and the policies…