Electric brush vs. manual brush

We are always asked about the difference between a manual brush and an electric brush. Is it really better to use an electric brush? Absolutely! Your hand will never be as fast as the electric brush no matter how much you exercise. It is always obvious to us who is...

Anterior Composites with Dr. Newton Fahl

Dr. Newton Fahl & Team A few weeks ago I had the incredible opportunity to attend a course on Anterior Composites with Dr. Newton Fahl. For those of you that are not dentists, he is one of the top dentists in the world for composite resin restorations. Dr. Fahl...

Dental Side Effects of Common Medications

​​As you may have read in our recent Facebook post, the medications we take can have a wide range of oral side effects. This is why it is important for us to know what medications you are currently taking ​at your dental visit. Though the antacid you are taking may...

I’m flossing, promise!

    Dr. Melody Ward alerted us to a recent survey by the American Academy of Periodontology which had some very interesting and maybe surprising results. If you’ve seen the post on our Facebook page, you have an idea of those results. But let’s start with the obvious:...

Whitening Toothpastes, Safe for your teeth?

Whitening Toothpastes, the facts Part of what is generally considered to be an attractive smile is sparkly white teeth, but can whitening hurt your teeth?  While whitening toothpastes can be successful to help whiten your teeth, they can also be abrasive. For this...

Could a CAVITY be causing your SENSITIVITY?

Could a CAVITY be causing your SENSITIVITY? Cavities and Sensitivity It is important to see a dentist if you think you might have a cavity. Small cavities do not usually cause pain or sensitivity. Once the cavity progresses into the dentin (the second layer of tooth...

Sinus Toothache! Your Sinuses and Tooth Pain

Sinus Toothache! Your Sinuses and Tooth Pain Tooth Problem or Cold? Ouch! Is this a toothache or a cold?! You may not know that sinuses and tooth pain could be a direct result of your cold. Your sinuses can actually cause tooth pain and sensitivity. Congestion in your...