The Impact of Smoking on Your Teeth & Gums

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), 34.1 million people smoke in the United States, which is 14% of the population. Smoking causes many diseases and reduces users’ overall health. Smoking impacts your teeth and gums in several ways including yellow teeth, plaque, receding gums, and more.  Keep reading to learn how smoking affects […]


Do teeth need fluoride?

Fluoride is nature’s cavity fighter and occurs naturally in varying amounts in water sources. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth. To help protect teeth from cavities, fluoride is also added to some dental products such as toothpaste or mouthwash.  Fluoride […]


How does stress impact my teeth?

Long-term stress can certainly hurt your health both physically and emotionally but one thing many people don’t know is that it can also cause negative effects on your teeth and mouth. It’s important to pinpoint the causes of your stress and know your body’s early warning signs. Paying attention to oral symptoms of stress can […]

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How can I fix my teeth and smile?

See what Invisalign, crowns, veneers, teeth whitening, bonding, implants, gum reshaping, or even a complete dental makeover, can do for your smile.   To get you started with your smile makeover, here are some ways to improve your teeth and gums with cosmetic dentistry: Teeth Whitening Teeth Whitening is a very popular topic in the dental […]

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Do I really need to floss?

Do you really need to floss? Sure, your dentist brings it up at your check-up but how necessary is it to add flossing to your daily routine? Should You Floss? The simple answer is, yes. But not for the reason you may think. Flossing does remove food that is left between teeth but the benefits […]

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