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Affordable Ways to Enhance the Power of Your Smile

There are many affordable ways to improve your smile! If you don’t quite have the budget for a full makeover, that’s okay. The smile enhancement options featured in this post are inexpensive and can pack a powerful punch for a minimal cost.

Is vaping a healthy alternative?

Vaping – Is it Safe?

Vaping has become a popular alternative to smoking. Why is it so popular? Is it safe? Our blog gives you the answers to those questions and more.

5 Myths About Root Canals

Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]

Would You Be Able to Recognize Oral Cancer?

Oral cancer is deadly and it’s on the rise! Smoking and drinking alcohol can put you at high risk for developing this cancer, but there are many who are not a part of this “high risk” group who have also been affected by it. National Oral Cancer Awareness Week is April 8th-15th. Would you know […]

Teeth Whitening DIY: Are You Doing More Harm Than Good?

Teeth whitening is the most common cosmetic dental treatment today. And no wonder, as people associate white smiles with celebrities, health, and beauty. No doubt this explains the proliferation of teeth whitening DIY methods. Have you found yourself reading up on all the magical home remedies to make your teeth “snow white” on Pinterest? It’s […]

Keeping your child's dental health on track will ensure their long-term health.

How to Help Your Child Through Important Dental Milestones

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, so it’s a good time to stop and examine the progress of your child’s dental health. From the time a baby’s first teeth erupt until the appearance of their wisdom teeth, keeping a child’s dental care on track will affect not only their smile and oral health but […]