Beware the Dangers of Bruxism

Beware the dangers of bruxism. Bruxism is a common, yet often undetected sleep disorder created by grinding or gnashing your teeth while unconscious, and often done while asleep. Treating bruxism can be done fairly easily with night guards or bite plates, but the tough task is determining if you even suffer from it, to begin with. If you are suffering... read more »

Can Sugarless Gum Really Help Your Teeth?

Did you know that chewing gum can benefit your oral health? Studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum for at least 20 minutes after a meal can help prevent tooth decay and cavities. The reason is because chewing gum promotes saliva production. Chewing gum with sugar would have the same effect, but any benefits gained from the saliva production would... read more »

How to Know if You Have Sleep Apnea

Do you sometimes wake up still feeling exhausted? Have you ever been told that you snore or make other noises while you sleep? Do you wake up frequently during the night? If so, you could be dealing with a serious condition known as sleep apnea. While you may have heard of this condition, did you know that a dentist may... read more »

Medication Can Affect Your Oral Health

You probably know that there are a number of things you should do to protect your teeth. The health of your mouth can actually affect the health of your entire body. For this reason, we recommend being conscientious of the medications you take and telling our dentist about any medications you take. There are more than 400 medications that can... read more »

White Spots on Your Teeth: What You Should Know

You probably know that virtually everyone wants a beautiful, white smile. But did you know that there are a few things that can prevent you from having your ideal smile, such as yellow teeth or white spots on your teeth? These white spots can be noticeable and unattractive, and even a sign of other issues. White spots are often the... read more »