How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Test Your Dental Emergency Knowledge Here

The more you know about dental emergencies, the better. In fact, the more you know, the better chance you have of handling the situation and properly caring for the smile. So, our dentist, Dr. Greg Sefcik, encourages you to test your dental emergency knowledge (and maybe learn something new) by... Read more »

Summer Travel Tips

Summer is just around the corner, and you will while you should enjoy your time off, you never get to take a vacation from brushing your teeth. If you are hitting the road this summer, you should make sure that you have a copy of your dental insurance card, and... Read more »

Seal Out Plaque With Dental Sealants

Are you concerned about your dental health, or that of your child? Would you like to give your smile or your child’s smile an extra burst of protection? Ask us if dental sealants can benefit you or your child. Dental sealant is a thin, plastic material that is painted over... Read more »

The Links Between Your Oral Health and Cold and Flu Season

Your smile can be at several different oral health risks and be more susceptible at various times of the year. One of the riskiest times of the year occurs during cold and flu season. This is because when individuals are distracted when they are ill, they tend to focus their... Read more »

Teeth, Gums, and Brushing and Flossing

The quest for a better smile begins with your oral hygiene. Oral hygiene is essential to keep your teeth safe. Although oral accidents and injuries can often arise and destroy your smile in seconds, the basics of preventing dental erosion through brushing and flossing are the first steps to maintaining... Read more »

Mouthwash Can Help Fight Against Cavities

Everyone struggles with bad breath at some point in their lives. Whether through foods like garlic and onions are the cause, or oral health problems are triggering the effect, the truth is we all can use mouthwash at some point. However, did you know it’s important to use each day?... Read more »

All About Dental Crowns

  If you have suffered severely broken or damaged teeth, restorations will be needed. Provided pulp infection has not already occurred, it may be able to restore a severely damaged tooth, even teeth that are broken into bits? One highly effective prosthetic restoration that can be considered is a dental... Read more »

Laughing Gas is Your Dentist’s Go-To Sedative

Laughing gas (aka nitrous oxide) has been used by dentists to safely sedate their patients for well over 150 years. It has been proven to be a very reliable and popular sedative as well as a mild anesthetic at higher concentrations. As long as it is administered properly, it has... Read more »

Are You Suffering from Dental Phobia?

For an estimated 9%-15% of Americans, dental anxiety and phobia prevents them from having a good experience at the dentist. It can also delay them getting important treatment for their oral health. Dental anxiety is fairly common, since many people have some fear when going to the dentist, but dental... Read more »