How Good Oral Health May Prevent Breast Cancer

Good oral health can prevent breast cancer. October calendar with a 'get checked' reminder for breast cancer awareness month

  Do you notice an increase in pink every October? From politicians to football players to community members, the color seems to pop up everywhere! Since 1985, when National Breast Cancer Awareness Month was founded, October has been designated as a time to increase awareness of this deadly disease. Pink ribbons – and pink in general – point […]

Think Pink: Breast Cancer Awareness Month [Infographic]

breast cancer by the numbers

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a yearly initiative to raise awareness about breast cancer. Spreading the word about breast cancer is vital: According to the National Cancer Institute, the five-year survival rate for breast cancer patients is nearly 90% when it’s detected in an early stage. It’s critical to recognize the risks for this disease and […]

Flossing: Important or Not? [Infographic]

learn about the importance of flossing with this infographic

There has recently been some controversy over the importance of flossing – is flossing really necessary to maintain healthy teeth? Despite conflicting reports, dentists defend keeping flossing a priority. Don’t toss your floss into the trash just yet – there are several sound reasons to keep flossing a part of your daily oral care routine. According to […]

Top 10 Dental Emergencies and What To Do About Them

woman with a toothache

One of your worst fears is realized: You fell face first onto the concrete, and you felt that front tooth break. Panic mode ensues. What the heck are you going to do now? Don’t panic, we’ve got some answers for you. There are all types of dental emergencies and most of the time, the answer is […]

How to Baby Your Teeth During Pregnancy

how to baby your teeth during pregnancy

If you’re not up on the latest oral-systemic link, it may seem odd that pregnancy affects your teeth, but it does! At the same time, your dental health has a very real effect on your developing baby. Many articles report that poor dental habits have been associated with premature delivery, intrauterine growth restriction, gestational diabetes, and preeclampsia. […]

8 Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

maintain healthy teeth while traveling

  What are your travel plans this summer? Whether you’re planning a long weekend at the beach, a rustic camping adventure, or an international getaway, no doubt you’re excited about your upcoming escape. The house-sitter is booked, your bags are packed…but do you have everything you need to maintain healthy teeth while traveling? It can be […]

8 Reasons to Choose Clear Aligners over Metal Braces

clear aligners

  Have you been putting off getting your smile straightened because you’d rather not be seen with metal brackets and wires all over your teeth? Traditional braces can take years to successfully straighten your smile – all the while you are dealing with eating restrictions, the endless struggle of brushing and flossing around all those […]

Recharge Your Smile with Dental Bonding [Infographic]

dental bonding

  How do you feel when you look at your smile in the mirror? Do you love it? Or do you notice flaws, such as chips, excessive wear, or gaps? You may be surprised to learn minor cosmetic flaws in your smile can be corrected without expensive, painful, or invasive treatments! Dental bonding is a conservative, efficient, […]