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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Take Your Dentures out at Night to Extend Their Usefulness
... Good oral hygiene is just as important with dentures as with natural teeth...

Expert Advice: Vivica A. Fox on Kissing and Oral health
Is having good oral hygiene important to kissing...

Determining the Right Whitening Approach is Key to Brightening a Dull Smile
...Besides limiting consumption of stain-causing foods and maintaining daily oral hygiene, you can also diminish extrinsic staining with a bleaching application...

Factors Besides Oral Hygiene that Influence Your Risk for Tooth Decay
... But consistent oral hygiene isn't enough — you should also pay attention to your overall health, diet and lifestyle habits...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...It doesn't matter if you do it in your own home, or on the sidelines of an NFL game… as long as you do it! If you would like more information about flossing and oral hygiene, contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...” Seems like this savvy mom is on to something! Just because good oral hygiene is a must for your child’s health and dental development, that doesn’t mean it has to feel like a chore...

Teens with Missing Teeth may need a Temporary Fix Until They're Older
... The patient also needs the maturity to responsibly perform diligent oral hygiene: this type of bridge has a tendency to build up disease-causing plaque, so brushing twice and flossing once every day is critical...

Include Limitations on Sugar in Your Tooth Decay Prevention Strategy
We’ve waged war for decades against tooth decay through oral hygiene and the increasing use of fluoride, nature’s “super weapon” against this disease...

Chronic Dry Mouth Could be Increasing Your Risk of Dental Disease
...In addition to these tips, be sure to also keep up your regular dental visits and maintain a daily schedule of oral hygiene to prevent dental disease...

The Importance of Routine Dental Exams
... Get a More Thoroughly Clean Smile We know that even those who maintain good oral hygiene slip up every once in a while...

How Effective is Your Oral Hygiene? Find Out with a Plaque Disclosing Agent
... If you would like more information on proper oral hygiene habits, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Don't Let Smoking Increase Your Chances of Implant Failure
...And you should pay close attention to your daily oral hygiene — brushing and flossing at least once — and regular, semi-annual dental visits for cleanings and checkups...

Don't let Limited Finances Keep you From Needed Dental Care
... The most important thing you can do to manage dental costs is to prevent disease through consistent oral hygiene — brushing and flossing — at least once a day...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...That's why we're so pleased to see some NFL QB's setting great examples of… wait for it… excellent oral hygiene...

Are You Keeping Good Oral Hygiene Habits?
...Glen Marsack is here to give you tips on how to improve your oral hygiene...

That Small Mouth Sore is Likely Nothing - but Still Have it Checked
...Just keep up with the basics — good oral hygiene and regular checkups — to ensure you have the most optimum oral health possible...

The Benefits of Dental Implants
...In fact, some patients may be able to maintain their dental implant for the rest of their life, as long as they maintain good oral hygiene...

Legal or Not, Marijuana Poses a Health Risk to Your Gums
...Poor oral hygiene is the biggest factor for an increased risk of gum disease; thinner gum tissue (an inherited condition or related to poor tooth position) is another factor, as well as lifestyle habits like tobacco use or excessive alcohol consumption...

How Big Bang Theory Actress Mayim Bialik Gets Her Kids to Floss
...Here are some other oral hygiene tips you can try at home: Brush to the music — Plenty of pop songs are about two minutes long… and that's the length of time you should brush your teeth...

How to Keep Tooth Wearing to a Minimum as you Age
... Finally, it's important that you take care of your teeth through daily oral hygiene, regular office cleanings and checkups, and a nutritious diet for maintaining strong bones and teeth...

Smoking Could Shorten Your Implants' Longevity
...Stopping smoking and practicing effective oral hygiene could make a big difference in the success or failure of your implant...

Sleeping in Dentures: Don't Do It!
...So promote good health by taking your dentures out at night, and sticking to a good daily oral hygiene routine: Remove and rinse your dentures after every meal...

Speaking of Wellness: Enjoying Great Oral Health for a Lifetime
...Here are some tips: Practice good oral hygiene...

Look for These Basics When Buying Your Next Toothbrush
...Choosing the right one for you can make a huge difference in your oral hygiene effectiveness...

Improve Your Brushing and Flossing Habit with These Tips
... If you would like more information on brushing, flossing and other aspects of oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

To Prevent Tooth Decay, Practice Effective Brushing and Flossing
... If you would like more information on proper oral hygiene, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Share These Timely Dental Care Tips With Your College-Bound Son or Daughter
...Daily oral hygiene keeps plaque, a thin bacterial film on teeth most responsible for dental disease, from accumulating...

Listen to Ellen DeGeneres: Don't Think You Can Get Away Without Flossing!
...DeGeneres received this honor from the National Flossing Council in recognition of her passionate promotion of oral hygiene, particularly flossing...

The Preventive Program
...At the initial visit oral hygiene instructions are reviewed and are reinforced at subsequent recall visits...

Bad Breath (halitosis)
...If your bad breath persists even after good oral hygiene, there are special products your dentist may prescribe, including Zytex, which is a combination of zinc chloride, thymol and eucalyptus oil that neutralizes the sulfur compounds and kills the bacteria that causes them...

Cavities and Tooth Decay
... Preventing Cavities The best defense against cavities is good oral hygiene, including brushing with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing and rinsing...

Braces (Orthodontia)
... Daily oral hygiene such as brushing, flossing and rinsing are a necessity...

Implants
...In all cases, dental implants require strict oral hygiene...

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