Holiday Dentistry: TMJs

If you have ever suffered any pain in your jaw muscle, it is important to remember that it may be caused by an underlying condition such as a TMJ disorder. Your temporomandibular joints are joints and muscles located in your jaw designed to move your mouth as intended. However, they are extremely complex and can… Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Water Flossers

Is traditional threaded dental floss giving you a hard time? Due to age or an issue with your muscles, it may be difficult to effectively use a dental floss every day. As an alternative, try an interdental cleaning tool such as a water flosser to effectively clean your smile as effectively as dental floss can…. Read more »

Common Oral Health Issues and How You Can Prevent Them

Are you familiar with the many types of dental health problems that can plague your smile? If not, we encourage you to read this article to learn more about how to treat common dental issues in your smile. – Bad breath: If you are struggling with bad breath, you are one of more than 85%… Read more »

Oral Care Tips for People 55 and Older

If you’re interested in having a top-notch smile and oral health as you age, then our dentist, Dr. James Meyer, has the tips you need. Fortunately, you can have the smile and oral health you want if you just take good care of your teeth and gums. All you need to do are the following… Read more »

Some Reasons for Teeth Whitening

There are lots of reasons why chompers get stained. Recognizing them will help you keep your chompers white and avert the need for whitening. Please deliberate on the following if you are anxious about having whiter teeth: – Enamel thins with advanced age or with excessive brushing, leaving the darker dentin layer to show through…. Read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Diabetes and Your Smile

  Just as diabetes can affect your oral health, so too can your oral health affect your diabetes. Fortunately, with an effective treatment plan, you can lower your risk for further diabetic damage in relation to your oral health. It is important to always brush and floss every single day if you have diabetes. If… Read more »

A Filling Might Be Needed to Treat a Small Cavity

Cavities can occur when tooth enamel is lost. Often, this is due to poor oral hygiene, and if it is left unchecked, it can lead to severe damage, which may require a root canal or a tooth extraction. Early symptoms of a cavity may include pain. You may also experience sensitivity, or discomfort when you… Read more »

What are the Benefits of Braces?

Do you have misaligned teeth or an overbite? You may need braces! These are an effective tool in improving your dental care for the rest of your life. Though they are traditionally best for younger children whose teeth have fully grown in, they are also adjustable for adults who want or need their teeth straightened…. Read more »

Taking Care of Your Mouthguard

If you or your child are involved in sports, it’s a good idea to wear a mouthguard. Many schools or leagues require a mouthguard as a standard part of the equipment, and while people may understand the need for mouthguards in sports like football, hockey and lacrosse, the truth is that if you are participating… Read more »

Take Care of Your Teeth as You Age

Did you know, as you age your teeth become more vulnerable to cavities and gum disease? Well, it’s true! Having excellent oral health hygiene is essential to keeping your smile healthy. To help you understand how to properly take care of your teeth as you age, our team here at in , , is happy… Read more »