Your Oral Health Offers Clues About Your Overall Health

Your Oral Health Offers Clues About Your Overall Health   It is important to protect yourself by learning more about the connection between your mouth and the rest of your body.  Our mouths are full of bacteria. Sometimes we can keep the bacteria under control by flossing, brushing regularly and taking care of our [...]

Ethyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Teeth Bleaching and the Mouth

Ethyl Alcohol, Isopropyl Alcohol, Teeth Bleaching  and the Mouth Under most circumstances moderate consumption of alcohol (ethyl alcohol, ethanol) poses no risk to oral health. However, when that consumption goes above what can be considered moderate that we can start to see issues arise. Excessive consumption of alcohol poses a host of risks that are [...]

Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance Most dental insurance plans are a use-it-or-lose-it plan. So many people wait until December to use their Dental Benefits and for some of the procedures waiting for December is not enough time to complete the procedure. Most dental plans will not pay for major procedures like crowns, partials or full dentures until the [...]

How to Properly Floss Your Teeth

The single most beneficial thing you can do to improve your dental health is to learn to floss properly and do it at least once every day!  Flossing in between your teeth is essential for avoiding periodontal disease as well as preventing tooth decay. Periodontal disease is one of the main causes of tooth loss [...]

Brightening for the Spring Social Season

Article written by Dr. Horn Want whiter teeth and a brighter smile without a major dental engineering project and the attendant costs? Then tooth whitening (or bleaching) may be for you. Essentially tooth whitening or bleaching uses bleaching agents either singularly or with light activation to remove entrapped minerals and compounds that incorporate into your [...]

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