1. How Your Smile Can Change Your Life

    It’s our opinion that those who smile more are just happier in general. After all, having a smile that you are proud to show off allows you to have even more confidence than you already do. With confidence comes new friendships, promotions and much more. Right now, you may feel okay about your smile, but undoubtedly there is plaque and stains that keep you from feeling great about showing off yo…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  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. How To Raise your kids to have good oral hygiene habits

    How To Raise Your Kids To Have Good Oral Hygiene Habits

    If you are a parent, you probably are extremely familiar with how difficult it can be to get your child to agree to brush their teeth. It seems that every single night and every single morning there is a whole song and dance that must take place before your child will finally take a minute or two to take care of their teeth. The good news is that this is an uphill battle that nearly every parent h…Read More

  9. 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

  10. Does Seeing a Dentist Give You Anxiety

    Does Seeing a Dentist Give You Anxiety?

    The fear of heights, the fear of enclosed spaces, and the fear of social interaction are all pretty common things for people to have. Another common fear that people experience? A trip to see the local dentist. Unfortunately this is also a common cause of anxiety for people and the majority of dentists out there don’t seem to be particularly interested in making it a thing of the past. The good …Read More