The Top 10 Worst Holiday Foods for Your Teeth

The holidays are almost upon us, and if you are like many, you are already dreaming of all the glorious food to be eaten over these next few months. You can almost taste that warm salty gravy and those fluffy, buttery mashed potatoes. While we understand indulging now in then, we also know that some […]

Is Pumpkin Good for my Teeth?

It is that time of year again for pumpkin everything. As lovers of pumpkin, we are thrilled to say that pumpkin is good for your teeth! However, it is important to note that many pumpkin-flavored things may be loaded with sugar, and as you know, sugar is not great for our teeth. Therefore, we need […]

Piercings and the Effects on Your Smile

Whether you are contemplating a lip, tongue, or some other kind of piercing in or near your mouth, you may want to reconsider. While you may like the look of these types of piercings, it is important to know that jewelry in or near the mouth may severely affect your oral health. Simply put, the […]

5 Causes of White Spots on Teeth

We commonly hear our patients seek a whiter smile, but in some cases, yellowing or stained teeth are not the only reason why. White spots on teeth can cause people to feel just as self-conscious as a dull smile. Let’s discuss what causes these spots and what you can do about them. 5 Causes of […]

Teeth Whitening Myths Busted

There seem to be new claims every day about teeth whitening. Still, many of these are simply clever, catchy marketing tactics with little to no data to back them up. In fact, many of these myths can actually cause harm to your smile. Therefore, we are taking the opportunity to help you by busting some […]

How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally at Home

Almost everyone wants a whiter, brighter smile, so it’s not surprising that we get asked about this topic a lot. We want to start by stating that the best way to get a whiter smile is to consider professional teeth whitening.  There are numerous reasons this is recommended above at-home remedies, but the take-home message is […]

Enjoy Coffee Without Damaging Your Teeth

If you are a coffee lover, the idea of giving up your morning brew will not happen for the sake of your teeth. Don’t fret. You can still enjoy your morning cup of joe without sacrificing your smile. Coffee has many health benefits, but the reality is that it does cause damage and staining to […]

Back-to-School Dental Checkup for Sports Mouthguards

It’s hard to believe that the summer is already ending as we prepare our children to return to school. While school supplies and clothes may be on your to-do list, don’t forget about their regular dental checkup. If your child plans to play sports during the school year, a dental checkup may be necessary to […]

Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth?

For many of us, popping a piece of gum is a daily occurrence or even multiple times a day, but is it good for your smile? The answer is it can be. Before concluding that chewing gum is good for your teeth, there are some factors to consider. Is Chewing Gum Good for my Teeth? […]

Energy Drinks and the Effects on Your Teeth

Are you struggling to stay awake throughout the day and find yourself reaching for an energy drink? You are not alone. With the rise in popularity of these caffeine-packed drinks, almost 16% of the population has an energy drink weekly. We know these drinks contain high amounts of caffeine, which can give you that much-needed […]