Energy Drinks and Your Teeth

It seems that just as society is becoming less addicted to sugary soft-drinks, we have only replaced them with even more sugary energy drinks that contain even higher amounts of harmful substances. This can’t be good for your teeth. Have you seen how energy drinks seem to be everywhere now?... Read more »

Oral Hygiene Success: Periodontics

Have you ever heard of periodontics and are you aware of what it entails? Periodontics is a specialized field of dentistry that focuses on your gum tissue and supporting structures around your teeth. Oftentimes, people begin to neglect their gums due to the fact they fail to realize how important... Read more »

Pediatric Dentistry Can Help Children

Your children deserve to have a happy, healthy smile. Luckily, pediatric dentistry offers a way to keep your child’s smile healthy as they develop in their early years. Pediatric dentistry has much to offer for young smiles and is happy to help keep their smile healthy. Our dentists, Drs. Okediji,... Read more »

Stopping Gum Disease Early

Your gums do more than hold up your teeth. They also protect your body from the bacteria in your mouth, and believe us, there is a lot of bacteria in your mouth. Of course, you should brush your teeth for two minutes at a time twice a day, floss once... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Enhance the Appearance of Your Teeth

Cosmetic imperfections and dental stains on your teeth can leave you with an unattractive smile. This can potentially hamper self-confidence in social situations and cause you to unconsciously guard some of your facial expressions.   In a scenario like this you might want to schedule a consultation appointment with one... Read more »

Becoming a Tooth Fairy

Trying to find a way to be a great Tooth Fairy and keep the tradition alive? Did you know that the fairy has been around for over a century? Likely you have your own memories of the fairy.  Trying to find ways tradition new and exciting can be challenging—but fun.... Read more »

Teeth Are Meant For Biting and Chewing Food

Teeth are made of hard, durable substances. Unfortunately, when they are not used properly, they can become damaged. Here are some bad habits that can do damage to your teeth, gums, and jaw.   Keeping your jaw in a protruding position, such as when you bite your nails, can put... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Can Help Prevent Further Tooth Loss Complications

When a tooth is lost to an untreated cavity or some severe form of dental trauma the ramifications to your basic oral function can be profound. This might be further compounded if the void is apparent in your smile, or it affects the general clarity of your speech. If the... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Needs to Be Examined and Repaired to Prevent Tooth Decay

When a tooth is chipped by using your teeth to open a package, cut a string, or to bite off a tough fingernail, the damage to the tooth’s enamel layer can sometimes be minimal. Even if you aren’t experiencing any initial pain or sensitivity, you should still have it examined... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Dental Damage

Even with safe and effective oral health care routines including brushing and flossing daily, your smile can easily fail at a moment's notice. This is due to dental damage that can arise at any time through oral accidents or injuries from lifestyle choices and habits in your life. In order... Read more »