Take Home Instructions for Invisalign

Take Home Instructions for Invisalign

Congratulations on getting your Invisalign aligners! They should only be removed while eating, drinking (anything other than cool water), and while brushing and flossing.  Before inserting your aligners wash your hands thoroughly and check that you are inserting the...
Bad Breath? – Problem Solved

Bad Breath? – Problem Solved

Halitosis, more commonly known as bad breath can be a real stinky problem to have. Quite often, we have patients asking us, if there is a solution to this problem. The American Dental Association recently sent this video link.  I hope you find it as informative as I...
Looking for Lumps and Bumps

Looking for Lumps and Bumps

Ever wonder what we are doing when we say “Stick out your tongue.”, “Say Ah.”, and feel your neck?  We are looking for lumps and bumps that do not belong, or discolorations as part of an Oral Cancer Screening. What we know about oral cancer:...
Are your teeth sensitive?

Are your teeth sensitive?

Are your teeth sensitive? Do you avoid cold drinks or hot foods in certain areas?  Does coming to the dentist cause you anxiety because you are waiting for that “ZING!”? Tooth sensitivity is typically seen in areas where the gums have receded exposing the...
The Best Electric Toothbrush

The Best Electric Toothbrush

The Best Electric Toothbrush We love electric toothbrushes.  At our last trip to Yankee Dental Convention in Boston we learned a fun fact, that just brushing once (two full minutes) with an electric or powered toothbrush is equal to a typical persons month of manual...
Healthy Smiles Program

Healthy Smiles Program

What is the Healthy Smile Program? You may have gum disease and we want to help! In this blog post we have included before and after photos to illustrate what the Healthy Smile Program can do for you. The goal of our Healthy Smile Program here is designed to bring...
Is my saliva acidic?

Is my saliva acidic?

It may have been a few years ago.  Do you remember discussing pH in high school chemistry?  Here’s a quick recap, in case it has been awhile.  pH is a number that ranges from 0 to 14.  You can think of 7 as the middle.  So, for example, water has a neutral pH...