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Neuromuscular Dentistry Can Help Treat TMD

NEUROMUSCULAR DENTISTRY differs from traditional dentistry in that it includes focused consideration of the muscles and nerves in and around the jaw—and the correct positioning of the jaw—as part of overall oral health. Neuromuscular Dentistry Can Help Treat TMD Our teeth, joints, muscles, and nerves all work together in the proper alignment and functioning of […]

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9 Dental-Related Fun Facts

INDEED… DENTISTRY IS SERIOUS business. But that doesn’t mean we have to take ourselves TOO seriously all the time, right? 9 Dental-Related Fun Facts A typical elephant’s molar weighs nearly nine pounds. In 1994, a West Virginia prison inmate braided dental floss into a rope to escape! The first toothbrush with animal hair bristles was […]

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4 Helpful Tips For Tooth Sensitivity

A SIP OF COFFEE, A SPOONFUL OF ICE CREAM… you never thought that these simple pleasures could cause pain! But when you have sensitive teeth, your favorite foods and beverages can turn against you. Even sour foods and cold weather can drive you crazy! Sensitive teeth are a common problem. Here are four great tips […]

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4 Helpful Tips For Tooth Sensitivity

A SIP OF COFFEE, A SPOONFUL OF ICE CREAM… you never thought that these simple pleasures could cause pain! But when you have sensitive teeth, your favorite foods and beverages can turn against you. Even sour foods and cold weather can drive you crazy! Sensitive teeth are a common problem. Here are four great tips […]

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The Best Book I’ve Read Over The Past Year

SOMETIMES IT FEELS LIKE TECHNOLOGY—as awesome and as helpful as it is—crowds out some of the best things in life… Like reading a great book! Do You Have Any Book Recommendations? Mindy: “I have not had any time to sit and read a good book but would love to know what is a great recommendation” […]

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4 Ways To Avoid Cracking A Tooth

THE HEALTHY ENAMEL THAT COVERS YOUR TEETH is the hardest substance in your body… It’s even harder than your bones! That’s great news when you consider the amount of pressure our jaw muscles exert on our teeth. However, your teeth can still be cracked and chipped. Here are four “don’ts” for avoiding a cracked tooth. […]

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Our Tribute To Some Of The First Women In Dentistry

TODAY THERE ARE AS MANY WOMEN AS THERE ARE MEN in dental schools. But 150 years ago it was very different. We admire and honor those women who paved the way. Unofficially, Women In Dentistry Go Back A Long Way Although a dental education wasn’t available to women until fairly recently, women have been practicing […]

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Six Important Toothbrush Care Tips

OUR TOOTHBRUSHES fend off plaque and bacteria, help keep our teeth sparkling, and leave our mouths feeling squeaky clean! But how squeaky clean is your TOOTHBRUSH? Toothbrush DON’Ts Don’t Store Your Toothbrush In A Closed, Dark Space A moist, enclosed environment (like a container or cupboard) is not a good place to keep your toothbrush. […]

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4 Surprising Foods That Can Contribute To Bad Breath

DO YOU HAVE AN IMPORTANT MEETING OR INTERVIEW TODAY? Or perhaps a big date? Worrying about bad breath can mess with your confidence. Don’t mess with your confidence. You know the “usual” foods to avoid like garlic and onions. But there are a few others we don’t often think about… Read on! Bad-Breath Culprits That […]

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