Tooth Sensitivity Toothpaste Might Only Mask Another Dental Health Problem

Tooth sensitivity is often described as a stinging sensation or general discomfort when a patient consumes something hot, cold, sweet or sour. These symptoms can drive some individuals to limit their food and beverages choices or to experiment with a special tooth sensitivity toothpaste. While this might provide short-term relief the tooth sensitivity toothpaste might only mask symptoms of a... read more »


Bad Brushing Habits & How to Overcome Them

Our dental team has noticed that there are several bad dental hygiene habits that many people share. Because of this, we would like to address these things and offer solutions. Our dentist and team are always willing to provide dental hygiene tips to help you improve your oral health. Toothbrush Age Many people fail to replace their toothbrush except when... read more »


The Basics of Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Baby bottle tooth decay is an oral health disorder commonly found in children who often drink from bottles for extended periods of time. The reason the bottles can cause damage to a child’s smile lies in the liquids being used in the bottles and the amount of time they are in contact with the child’s mouth. The following is a... read more »


Did You Know…..There Might Be Plastic In Your Toothpaste?

If your toothpaste looks like this.....it probably has PLASTIC in it!! I came across a blog post on dentalbuzz.com that was written by a hygienist and a mom because she wondered what the little blue specks were in her daughters toothpaste.  She had heard that there was plastic (polyethylene) in some toothpastes, so she did her own home experiment.  If... read more »


Did You Know…..There Might Be Plastic In Your Toothpaste?

If your toothpaste looks like this.....it probably has PLASTIC in it!! I came across a blog post on dentalbuzz.com that was written by a hygienist and a mom because she wondered what the little blue specks were in her daughters toothpaste.  She had heard that there was plastic (polyethylene) in some toothpastes, so she did her own home experiment.  If... read more »