Options for Paying for Dental Care After Retirement

If you are retired or are planning to retire soon, you are probably aware that Medicare – which is the healthcare plan for 70% of Americans over the age of 65 – doesn’t include dental coverage. While it’s sometimes possible to receive retiree coverage from your former employer, many individuals stop working full-time before they […]

5 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year

Are you looking at the calendar and thinking you should put off booking your next dental appointment until after 2017 is underway. Before you do so, we urge you to consider these 5 reasons to use your end of the year dental benefits soon. Dental Benefits Don’t Roll Over When it comes to dental benefits, […]

A Guide to Getting Your Child Ready for Their First Dental Visit

So, your child’s first visit to the dentist is coming up. They might be scared—after all, children’s shows can display the dentist as a scary and mean place. They might look at it as another boring chore that their parent makes them do. They might even be excited about the new adventure. Whatever your child […]

Snack Smart with Tooth Healthy Snacks & Your Teeth Will Thank You!

Your natural teeth are irreplaceable (unless you opt for dental implants) and you want to do everything you can to take care of them for the rest of your life! Sugar and other processed foods can lead to cavities, and cavities will slowly create more tooth decay, and this will eventually lead you to needing […]

Why You Get Cavities: Our Top 3 Reasons

Cavities are holes caused by erosion of our teeth, commonly known as an unfortunate result of tooth decay. Many have the misconception that children only get cavities from too many sweets, but it is also an issue that plagues adults every year. The following is a list composed of our top 3 reasons why you get cavities: 1. Sugary Foods […]

How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help You Regain Confidence

“Smile and the world smiles with you” are words made famous by Stanley Gordon West. But what if you don’t want to smile because you’re not satisfied with your appearance? Having discolored or misaligned teeth can dampen your self-confidence and social life. When you feel embarrassed by your smile, you may find it harder to […]

Foods That Stain Your Teeth

Even the most diligent brushers have to deal with yellowed or stained teeth from time to time. This is because regardless of how well we brush our teeth, or how often we use whitening toothpaste, there are some foods that over time will discolor your teeth. Here are just a few of the worst offenders. […]

The Anatomy of the Jaw & Teeth

How much do you know about the anatomy of your teeth? When you look at your teeth in the mirror, you see a hard white surface, known as the enamel. Below this layer is something called the dentine, which has a creamy color and makes up a large part of your tooth. This dentin is […]