1. What Does Dental Care Look Like at Our Clinic?

    If you’re the type of person who dreads a trip to the dentist, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans are afraid of what’s in store for them at the local dental clinic, and after all, you’re better off not knowing that you have a cavity that needs to be filled, right? Unfortunately not. The good news is that if you’re one of those millions of people who has had a bad experience in the p…Read More

  2. What You Need to Know About Flossing

    When it comes to your flossing technique, are you certain that you’re doing it right? It’s the thing that many people worry about when they go to the dentist for their cleanings twice a year. It’s almost inevitable that the dental hygienist will say, “So how often are you flossing?” You consider for a moment or two how to answer, wondering if you should say, “Oh, every single day,” o…Read More

  3. Are You Brushing Too Hard?

    Plaque sticks to your teeth like crazy, so it only makes sense that you’d need to brush super hard to get rid of it all, right? Unfortunately not. In reality, many people out there are simply brushing their teeth too hard. We can understand the logic behind wanting to scrub away the stuff on your teeth that are causing them harm. After all, that’s what you do when something is stuck to your di…Read More

  4. Does Chewing Gum Actually Clean Your Teeth?

    It’s probably a myth that you’ve heard before: chewing a piece of gum after you eat can help to keep your mouth clean until you get a chance to brush. Does that actually work, or is it just one of those things that people say without having any real evidence? Without digging deeper, it kind of seems like the type of thing that might be real. After all, chewing gum can surely help to get rid of…Read More

  5. What To Expect From Your Dental Visit

    Many people have negative feelings about going to the dentist’s office. This could be due to some anxiety you feel because of a negative experience in the past or perhaps the sterile environment just makes you feel uncomfortable. Regardless of why you dislike going to the dentist for a cleaning, it’s something that needs to be done. That is why we want to walk you through what a typical teeth …Read More

  6. It’s Time For Oral Spring Cleaning

    Now that it’s March, you are probably thinking about all the great things you will be able to do soon when the warm weather returns. One of the plans you may not be making is taking better care of your smile. While it might not be on your honey-do list, it is something you should really get done while you’re cleaning up your home and any other messy aspects of your life. Below you can uncover …Read More

  7. How To Get Your Children To Brush Their Teeth

    Kids are tough to get to listen a lot of the time and a parent will tell you there is nothing their child does not like to do more than brush their teeth. However, as this is something necessary every child (and adult for that matter) should be doing, you need to know how to get your kiddo in the habit of having good oral hygiene. Below you can discover just a few ways to get your child excited to…Read More

  8. 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

  9. The Warning Signs of Gum Disease

    When people think of having a disease that affects their teeth, they often imagine they will come with excruciating pain and very obvious side effects. When it comes to periodontal disease, this is not the case, however. This is why so many people have no idea they are suffering from gum disease have no idea they have it until they visit a dentist, normally after an extended absence. What little s…Read More

  10. 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