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Caring for Your Skin During the Stressful Times of COVID-19

Has the prolonged stress of the coronavirus and the subsequent mask-wearing taken a toll on your skin? Last month, we explored the effects of stress on your oral health and the ways in which we might manage stress during the pandemic. Now, let’s look at how stress can affect your skin and what you can […]

How the Stress of COVID-19 May be Affecting Your Oral Health

The emotional toll, our global pandemic has taken on the healthcare workers on the frontlines in Spain and Italy has set in, and overwhelming fatigue and fear are taking the place of the initial adrenaline rush that had kept the medical teams pushing forward. Experts say that the adrenaline factor can only sustain itself for […]

How You Can Prepare for Your Child’s Wisdom Teeth Removal

Parents! As your child gets ready for their wisdom teeth removal, it is crucial that you read this guide that we’ve prepared for you. If your children are nervous, remind them that wisdom teeth removal is a common, relatively routine procedure that we do every day. Have your child take a deep breath and assure […]

3 Benefits of Dental Implants

Missing teeth? You may be trying to decide what replacement procedure is best for you; dental implants, dentures or maybe even another option. When it comes to choosing, we always recommend dental implants. Dental Implants are a permanent solution to a lost tooth (or teeth) and have many benefits over some of your other options. […]

Everything you need to know about Dental Bone Grafting

  What exactly is a bone graft?: Bone grafting is a surgical procedure done when you need to repair bone fractures or replace bone loss. When a tooth is missing or retracted from the alveolar bones that support your roots, gums and teeth, it eventually evaporates, causing facial features to shift and sag over time. […]

Winter Oral Health Tips

  Winter is here and with it, comes the drastic change of weather! The cold temperatures are fun in theory, but what about the toll it takes on your health? Often times cold weather brings on a variety of pesky problems, like dry skin and irritated throats. But, the problems don’t stop there. In fact, […]

What Exactly is a Dental Implant?

  Missing teeth? No problem. A dental implant is a way to replace an empty void that may be leaving you self-conscious about your smile. Whether the vacant spot is due to a sports injury, facial trauma, periodontal complication, or bad oral hygiene, it can fill the vacancy permanently and give you a boost of […]

Do You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Getting your wisdom teeth removed seems to be a rite of passage these days. Everyone knows a friend or a family member who has gotten them extracted or even have had them pulled themselves. Aside from enjoying the perks of getting these last set of molars extracted such as getting to miss school or even […]

What to Expect When Expecting (..A Bone Graft)

Need a dental implant but don’t have sufficient jaw bone? Dental implants are the most effective option when it comes to replacing a tooth. However, if in order to successfully get an implant, you need to have an adequate amount of jawbone. If you don’t, then you will need a bone graft before getting the […]

Dental Implant Misconceptions

Insecure about a missing tooth? Don’t be. With dental implants, you can get your smile back to looking perfect. For many, dental implants provide the feeling of having their natural teeth back again. This is because instead of being a removable type of device, such as a dental flipper, dental implants are permanently embedded into […]