Archive for February, 2016

Root Canals

Root canal treatment is necessary when the soft tissue inside your teeth becomes inflamed or diseased. This soft tissue, also known as the pulp, contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. During a root canal treatment your dentist removes the diseased pulp. If the infected pulp is not removed, pain and swelling can result, and […]

At Home Whitening

Over time your teeth darken as minerals penetrate their outer enamel layer. The darkening can be caused by food and beverages, tobacco products, and the natural aging process. Your dentist can prescribe the home whitening system that will safely lighten these stains, giving you a whiter, brighter smile. A specially formulated whitening gel designed to […]

Nutrition

You may be able to prevent two of the most common oral diseases, tooth decay and periodontal disease, simply by improving your diet. Poor nutrition affects the entire immune system, making the body susceptible to many disorders. Be sure to plan meals and snacks to promote better oral health. Eat a well-balanced diet by choosing […]

Top 9 Foods That Damage

Everyone knows that a balanced, nutritious diet is essential to healthy living.   But did you know that eating patterns and food choices play an important role in preventing tooth decay and gum disease?  While some foods DO benefit your dental health, many foods, especially snack foods do not.   Here are the top nine […]