Our Blog

Making Dental Appointments a Priority

When making a list of priorities in life, certain things are often high on most people’s lists: food, water, sleep, paying bills on time, and SEC football in the fall. While all of these are highly important, well…maybe football is not as important to everyone, a healthy diet, regular exercise, and routine dental appointments should also be on your list of priorities.
Read more

Gum Disease and Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a truly remarkable experience that allows something miraculous to occur over a relatively short amount of time. For approximately nine months, women experience the conception, growth, and then birth of life. Whether pregnant for the first time or the fourth, pregnancy is full of excitement and anticipation. Like most great experiences in life, pregnancy also comes with its own set of challenges – growing a human is a lot of work!
Read more

Gum Recession

There are different changes that can occur inside the mouth, some of which are normal and some of which are not. It is always important to speak with your dentist about changes that you notice so that serious issues can be treated before they cause serious consequences. One common issue that people commonly experience is gum recession.
Read more

How To Develop A Good Dental Routine

A routine is a set of activities that you repeat over and over again in order to achieve a certain goal or to simplify an area of your life. People have routines in place for many different areas of their lives, yet it is important not to neglect your oral health.
Read more

Smoking: A Real Drag On Your Teeth

Most people know that smoking is a very bad habit to start and a very difficult habit to give up. Countless medical studies have proven the detrimental effects that smoking has on people’s health, including lung cancer and debilitating breathing disorders such as COPD. However, many people overlook a specific area of the body that is directly affected by smoking: the mouth.
Read more

Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?

For over 100 years, Americans have been chewing gum for enjoyment and out of habit. Used frequently as a breath freshener and as a means to break bad habits (e.g. smoking or biting fingernails), chewing gum also has another benefit: preventing cavities from developing inside the mouth. While this may sound too good to be true, chewing the right kind of gum can benefit the health of your mouth and protect your smile.
Read more