Month: February 2018

Bruxism: It Can Lead To…

Bruxism disorder can lead to additional problems. You may think to yourself that dealing with grinding and clenching isn’t really that big of a deal and that most of the time, you don’t even know it’s affecting you. While that may be true for the present moment, that will not always be the case! As… Read more »

Tech Help: Downloading eBooks & Audiobooks

Are you over the moon excited about the idea of eBooks and audiobooks that you can access with ease on your device? Is that about all you know about this topic … the fact that you’re excited? What you don’t know is how to download the books and what’s available? Lucky you! The upcoming library… Read more »

Preventive Care: Tell Yourself What You Tell Your Kids

Sometimes, when you’re struggling a bit with the preventive care your smile needs, it’s time to simplify things. We often suggest patients tell themselves the things they would tell their children about particular dental care details. This will help you shift your perspective, so you see that caring for your smile is very important, it’s… Read more »

3 Ways You’ll Know It’s Restorative Care Time

When you’re sitting at home and you notice your tooth hurts, your smile feels different, etc., you may wonder how you’re supposed to know what you need. Is it time for restorative care, you wonder to yourself? Or, should you just ignore the new sensations that have cropped up, pretend you didn’t see those changes… Read more »

3 Reasons To Stop Smoking (Or To Never Start)

You may think that it’s time to stop smoking. Or, you may have never smoked but you’re looking for some reason to share with your kids that may be different than what they already know (why not just place some additional compelling considerations on the table?). Whatever the case, we strongly advise you to become… Read more »

Check Out The Painters For Pets Event March 8

On Thursday, March 8, you can take part in a fun, relaxed auction event to help raise money for The Pet Project Midwest. The Painters For Pets event will give you a chance to support a local charity, bid on works from professional artists, and enjoy some tasty items in the lounge area. The goal… Read more »

Saliva Time: Too Little Or Too Much?

Most of the time, you don’t give much thought to your saliva. Your body produces it, it helps rinse your mouth and keep tissues moist, and you just go about your usual day to day experience. However, when you end up with an overabundance (or not enough) it can make you feel uncomfortable and a… Read more »

Mouthwash: Do I Need It Or Not?

You know that there are certain things you need when it comes to practicing dental hygiene correctly. A toothbrush, toothpaste, and dental floss are must haves. However, how about mouthwash? Is this something you need for your oral health? Or, not? We are happy to help you sort out this common source of confusion with… Read more »

Common Oral Cancer Misconceptions

There are some common misconceptions about oral cancer and receiving oral cancer screenings that won’t be to your benefit to believe. Remember, this is a problem that can affect anyone and that is treatable. When you’re correctly educated with accurate information, protecting your oral health and your well being becomes much easier. Consider the truth… Read more »

Your Work Space: Simple Swaps For Better Smile Health

You might not put a lot of thought into what you’re placing at your work space every day, particularly if you’ve fallen into some habits that have become second nature. Maybe every day when you get to work, you grab the same things from the vending machine, bring them to your desk, and then get… Read more »