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7 Most Common Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Why Are Your Teeth Sensitive? Do you experience sensitivity when drinking an ice cold glass of water or sipping a hot cup of tea? Does tooth sensitivity impair your ability to diligently adhere to your daily dental hygiene regimen of brushing & flossing? There are a number of reasons why you could be experiencing tooth […]

7 Ways To Thank Your Dentist On National Dentist’s Day

National Dentist’s Day National Dentist’s Day is observed each year on March 6 and was created as a day set to say “Thank You” and show appreciation to our dentist. You might think, why do dentist’s get a day? After all, you only see our dentist twice a year – and that’s if we really […]

5 Reasons Why Dentists Love the Month of February

Why Do Dentists Love February So Much Anyway? It’s not because of President’s Day or the week-long winter breaks for most schools giving parents a chance to catch up on those dental checkups. February is the favorite month out of the year for dentists because of the dental health awareness theme throughout the entire month. […]

The Average Tooth Fairy Payout Is $3.70

What Does The Tooth Fairy Pull Down In Your House? DATELINE Oak Brook, IL. — February 21, 2019 — Tooth Fairy payouts plunge for second straight year. According to Delta Dental’s annual report, the average payout from the Tooth Fairy in the US is down 43 cents to $3.70. It appears that the commodities market […]

February Is National Gum Disease Awareness Month

February Is Gum Disease Awareness Month February is all about the gums! In addition to February being National Children’s Dental Health Month, National Weddings Month, Pet Dental Health Month, National Heart Month, National Embroidery Month…and a few dozen or so more commemorative causes. Let us not forget about Valentine’s Day either, it’s no wonder why […]

4 Reasons Why Clear Aligners Are Better Than Braces

Metal Braces Vs. Clear Aligners Straight teeth are healthy teeth, no matter if we’re comparing traditional metal braces with Invisalign, or any other clear aligner system. Whether you choose the more traditional method of straightening out your smile with metal braces or a more modern discreet approach – like Invisalign – there are a number […]

3 Questions To Answer Before Whitening Your Teeth

Teeth Whitening Options Vary In Effectiveness – and Safety On the supermarket shelves and at your dentist’s office, there are a bunch of teeth whitening options available to anyone looking to shape up their smile a couple few shades. From modern gels, lights & goggles at your dentist’s office to DIY at-home trends like turmeric […]

Can You Still Get Gum Disease With Dental Implants?

Dental Implants Are The Healthiest Solution for Missing Teeth Dental implants are the best – meaning healthiest – tooth replacement option. This isn’t only because dental implants help restore the appearance of your smile, it’s primarily because they improve the natural function of your teeth and prevent bone loss. That’s the big one, bone loss. […]

DIY Dentistry: Just Don’t Do It?

Dentistry Is Not A Do-It-Yourself Thing Maybe you’ve seen Draymond pitching mail-order invisible aligners from Smile Direct Club, or perhaps you remember the Extreme Cheapskates episode when a man attempts to extract his wife’s tooth with some pliers and a vacuum cleaner. Believe it or not, DIY dentistry is becoming so popular that the American […]

Why Dental Implants Are the Best Option for Missing or Decayed Teeth

Dental Implants: The Permanent Solution Are you missing one or more teeth? Do you find yourself in a daily battle dealing with uncomfortable dentures or a removable bridge? Denture wearers often report that the worst thing about having dentures is the need to remove them and soak them in a cleaning solution each & every […]