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What is Periodontal Disease or Periodontitis?

Periodontitis, or periodontal disease, is a dental infection that damages the soft tissue in your gums. If left untreated, periodontitis can cause tooth loss and damage to the jaw bone. The good news is that periodontal disease is largely preventable. Periodontists...

Advantages of Dental Crowns and Bridges

Dental crowns and bridges are popular tooth restoration options that have distinct advantages. A dental bridge is an artificial tooth or teeth, that span a gap in the mouth made by missing teeth. There are a few reasons someone might choose to have a dental bridge....

Advantages of Family Dental Care

A family dentist provides professional, up-to-date dental care for the whole family. Family dental clinics offer treatment that is multi-generational, from toddlers to seniors. This form of dental care helps ensure lifelong dental health by providing a full range of...

Where Did the Tooth Fairy Come From?

Many of us grew up believing in the tooth fairy. Yes, as children we believed a tiny magical imp visited us the night after we lost one of our baby teeth. We put the tooth under our pillow and this dental pixie gave us cold hard cash in exchange. Not a bad deal. The...

Mindfulness in Dental Hygiene

Mindfulness has been a buzzword lately. It’s the subject of many books, television shows, and blogs. It’s safe to say, it’s on a lot of people’s minds these days. Can the practice of mindfulness be applied to proper dental hygiene? Let’s meditate on that for a moment....