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Ask a Family Dentist: How Can I Encourage My Child to Brush Their Teeth?


Wondering whether a family dentist has any tips or tricks to get your child to brush their teeth? As a parent, it can be extremely difficult to get children to brush their teeth regularly. Thankfully, with the help of a […] Continue Reading


A Dentist Explains How to Know Whether You Grind Your Teeth


Do you think you might be grinding your teeth and are looking for a dentist's opinion? Have you ever woken up with a stiff or sore jaw? Do you have a dull, throbbing headache upon waking in the morning? If […] Continue Reading


4 Toothpaste Tips from a Family Dentist


Talking with a family dentist about how to practice good oral hygiene is a great way to ensure a healthy set of teeth and gums. One topic that family dentists often discuss is toothpaste. The use of toothpaste is a […] Continue Reading


Emergency Dentistry and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease: Missing Tooth


Dentists are still able to offer emergency dentistry during COVID-19 to ensure patients get the treatment they need. One of the main reasons for a dental emergency is a missing tooth, which is why it is important for people to […] Continue Reading


A General Dentist Discusses the Hazards of Oral Piercings


According to general dentists, oral piercings can actually be hazardous to your health. Your personal style is how you portray yourself, and you may have considered oral piercings as part of this. However, you may not realize that these piercings […] Continue Reading


Inlays and Overlays from an Experienced Cosmetic Dentist


An experienced cosmetic dentist spends much of their time repairing the damage that results from tooth decay. Hundreds of patients and many years of practice afford cosmetic dentists intimate knowledge of different tooth restoration techniques, giving them the instinct and […] Continue Reading


Am I a Good Candidate for Cosmetic Dentistry Services?


Cosmetic dentistry focuses on improving the physical appearance of the teeth and fixing the flaws. It has become a very popular dental practice because the procedures are mostly non-invasive and help improve the patient’s self-confidence. Who is an ideal candidate […] Continue Reading


How To Care for Porcelain Crowns


Luckily, in most cases of a tooth being damaged a dental crown can help in repairing the tooth so the natural tooth root is still intact. The crown will be positioned over the root and keep any food or drink […] Continue Reading


Don’t Ignore Your Sleep Apnea


The Alaska Sleep Clinic estimates that 20 million Americans live with obstructive sleep apnea, a condition that causes the cessation of breathing while one sleeps. The most obvious primary symptoms of OSA are snoring and gasping for air in the […] Continue Reading


General Dentistry: Why Is Snacking So Bad for Your Teeth?


Have you ever wondered what general dentistry professionals think about how snacking affects your dental health? Snacking in between meals is a great way to refuel your body and keep you going until your next meal. However, many people substitute […] Continue Reading