1. Is Chocolate That Bad For Your Teeth?

    There are several holidays that come about each year during which there seems to be chocolate at your disposal constantly. One of these holidays is Valentine’s Day and with it right around the corner, we thought we would take this opportunity to talk about how chocolate affects your teeth. Is chocolate bad for your teeth? Whether it be white chocolate, dark chocolate, or any other kind, this tre…Read More

  2. The Seven Stages of Gum Disease

    Let's be honest: how often do you actually floss? We know that when you come to the dentist office this question is often the most annoying one that you hear. That's because after it is asked, it is followed by your dentist or dental hygienist probing your gum line which is often painful and comes with a bit of advice that you likely do not want to hear. Believe us, your dentist is only poking at …Read More

  3. Dentures vs. Implants: The Pros and Cons

    When you are missing teeth it can take a toll on your confidence. Not only may you not feel like smiling, but you also may find that you feel as though people are judging you based off your smile when you do choose to show your teeth. Whether you are missing one, some, or all of your teeth, your dentist will likely recommend that you pursue one of two options. These options are dentures & dent…Read More

  4. What’s The Deal With Charcoal Toothpaste?

    Whether you are scrolling through pages of your favorite website or you are flipping through a magazine, you have probably seen an ad of some sort that is promoting something known as charcoal toothpaste. It seems that everyone is talking about this product and what it can do to benefit people in a number of ways. As dentists, we get a ton of questions about whether or not this product is actually…Read More

  5. Knowing the Signs of Gum Disease

    While it may not be something that is talked about very often, gum disease is actually something that is extremely prevalent in today’s world. Due to the fact that gum disease can vary in stages, it can be pretty difficult to determine what the symptoms of gum disease are by themselves. While you may be great about brushing and flossing as you should, having a routine teeth cleaning is imperativ…Read More

  6. What To Expect Before & During A Dental Cleaning

    There are plenty of people who find it difficult to go to the dentist’s office every single time they have an appointment. Whether it is your very first teeth cleaning or you have had a number of them, anxiety can definitely can the best of us if we are not comfortable in this setting. The good news is, there is nothing to worry about. To ensure you that your teeth cleaning will go off without a…Read More

  7. What Your Woodbury Dentist Can Do About Shrinking Gums

    If you have looked in the mirror to inspect your teeth and have noticed that you don’t see as much of your gums as you used to, you might feel a bit worried. While less gums may have indicated to you that yours aren't doing as great as they should be, many people instead notice that their teeth look longer. Regardless of how you notice it, this condition is known as “recession” and it’s so…Read More

  8. The Consequences of Not Replacing a Missing Tooth

    There are millions of Americans who are going through each day while missing one or more teeth. While there are many reasons someone can lose a tooth, including injury, cancer, gum disease and more, those who are going without should really think twice if they are not planning on getting their tooth replaced. Not replacing a missing tooth can have serious consequences not only on your oral health …Read More

  9. Should You Have Your Teeth Whitened Before Summer Arrives?

    May has arrived, which means that spring is in full swing and before we know it, summer will be here. While there may be a lot of preparatory tasks you need to complete before you pull out that swimwear and head to the pool or the lake, we have a feeling that there is one very important thing you are leaving off your summer prep list. We are, of course, talking about teeth whitening. Sure, having …Read More

  10. The Connection Between Oral Health & Overall Health

    Hey, guess what? What if we told you that your oral health doesn’t matter one bit? That’s right, you might as well throw away your floss and your toothbrush and begin your rinsing your mouth with soda every morning. Everything we have ever told you about how to take care of your mouth is just baloney. Okay, okay...APRIL FOOLS! Of course, your oral hygiene matters. And while you may have heard …Read More