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Four Health Problems a Dental Exam Can Reveal

One of the most dangerous myths that people believe about their health is that the mouth is separate from the rest of the body.  We can understand why this is the case since oral healthcare is traditionally separated from the rest of the body by the distinction between dentistry and medicine.  It is often mistakenly
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Dental Insurance Benefits: Why You Should Make an Appointment before the End of the Year

Dental insurance can be confusing.  Each plan is unique and offers slightly different benefits, and you even receive different benefits at different dental offices.  One thing is relatively universal among dental insurance benefits: they expire! Typical dental insurance plans provide a certain dollar amount as a “maximum” of benefits on a yearly basis.  Because these
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Nervous About the Dentist? We Can Help!

If you are nervous about going to the dentist, you are not alone.  The American Dental Association performed a survey to learn how often Americans visit the dentist.  When investigating why people do not visit the dentist, they found that 22% of adults said they were afraid.  We know that there are also people who
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Choosing the Right Cosmetic Dentist

There is no shortage of dentists in most metropolitan areas.  So when you see a dental office on every corner, how do you know which one you should choose?  It can be difficult for non-dental people to distinguish among various dentists, especially when you are looking for something specific.  This blog, aimed at cosmetic dentistry,
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The Benefits of Fluoride

Most people have heard of fluoride and know that it is a common ingredient in toothpaste.  Others think that fluoride is only important for children.  This blog explains why fluoride is great for people of all ages because of the wonderful benefits it provides for the teeth.  Lowers Your Risk for Cavities The biggest benefit
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Invisalign vs. Regular Braces

There are now more options than ever before to straighten your teeth.  Many adults are choosing to use clear aligners instead of metal brackets and wires to achieve their smile goals.  Often, we hear that people would choose leaving their teeth in a crooked state rather than wearing traditional braces. Clear aligners are a wonderful,
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