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If you have acid reflux disease, medically known as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), you could be receiving some serious damage to your teeth and not realize it. In patients with GERD, acid and undigested food can come up the esophagus when it’s not supposed to. This leads to symptoms of heartburn, but it …

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Many people remember mouthguards as those bulky, uncomfortable things that they had to wear during childhood sports. Buying mouthguards at the store is easy and can be relatively inexpensive, but they’re often the wrong fit for our individual mouths. This not only makes store-bought mouthguards uncomfortable—they …

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Root resorption is a generally uncommon problem where your tooth’s structure is actually eaten away. Although resorption is a natural process that happened to all of us when we were kids (think about shedding your primary teeth and getting permanent teeth), root resorption shouldn’t occur in adult teeth. How does …

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Chewing gum has come a long way since it was first introduced. Most chewing gums now are made without sugar, the ingredient that caused dentists to caution their patients against participating in this popular practice! Although many people chew gum to help freshen their breath after a meal, this practice can have …

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Periodontitis is a gum infection that’s part of gum disease (also called periodontal disease). Periodontitis can cause significant damage to the gums and even your jawbone if left untreated. Although this condition is fairly common, it’s also preventable! You can prevent gum disease and periodontitis simply by …

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Propel is a unique FDA approved orthodontics tool for helping your teeth to move into their correct positions faster and more accurately than ever! This technology encourages accelerated bone remodeling while receiving orthodontic treatment such as Invisalign and traditional braces. Propel is used by experienced …

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Lumineers are a brand of dental veneers that are designed to permanently cover imperfections in your teeth. If you’re embarrassed about chips, deep staining, or uneven teeth, Lumineers may be a great choice for you! Lumineers provide patients with an easy and pain-free alternative to traditional dental veneers, …

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We’ve all done it—your friend sleeps over and forgot their toothbrush. Your significant other gets confused about which toothbrush is actually theirs. Maybe you’ve even been the one to borrow a friend’s toothbrush on occasion. Many people admit to being toothbrush swappers on one occasion or another! No matter …

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Brush, floss, stay away from sugar. Easy, right? While taking care of your oral health is relatively simple, it’s also the quality that you put into these tasks that matters. Prevention is the best treatment against many oral health issues such as bad breath and tooth decay. Your teeth are meant to last for life, …

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While brushing and flossing go a long way to help bad breath and adverse tastes in the mouth, for some people, the bad taste lingers or even returns hours after brushing. Your mouth is a place that’s very affected by the rest of your body, so there are several things that could be causing that unpleasant taste in …

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