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Category: Dental Blog

What’s in your Favorite Fall Candy?

Candy Corn

While it’s not truly a “national holiday”, October 30, the day before Halloween, is recognized as National Candy Corn day. And we all know that children and even adults will be getting access to a lot of candy this last week of October, so we decided to shed a little light on what makes up […]

How Acid Reflux Affects your Teeth

We have all been told how the acidic properties of sodas and citrus fruits like lemons can wear down our tooth enamel, but patients don’t always think about acid reflux causing the same issues. Patients who suffer from acid reflux are more likely to be at risk from tooth enamel erosion and periodontal disease. Digestion […]

Dental Care in the Senior Years

Dental Care for Seniors

May is Older Americans Month, and for some seniors who lack insurance or are on a fixed income, dental care may not be a high priority. We want to acknowledge this problem and bring awareness to the issues that occur as we age. Advanced aging increases the risk for seniors on many dental health issues, […]

Why Good Posture is Important

Posture can affect your dental health

You may remember as a child being told to “sit up straight”.  There is a good reason for this. Posture has a huge affect on our bodies, and what surprises most people is that this includes our dental health. Poor posture misaligns the spine by placing the spine in a position that can add stress […]

Does Laughing Gas Really Make You Laugh?

Laughing Gas or Nitrous Oxide

A funny scene from a movie shows police detectives questioning a suspect while he’s at the dentist.  Somehow laughing gas comes into play and everyone is laughing hysterically, and the suspect is answering every question he’s asked.  But is that really how it works? Laughing gas is scientifically known as Nitrous Oxide (N2O) and can […]