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Helpful Hints to Boost Your Flossing Game

Flossing is one of the best things you can do to protect and improve your oral health, but many people struggle to make it a habit. Here are some helpful hints and tricks to help get your flossing game on track.

Jan 11th, 2022
3 Complications of Bruxism You Should Be Aware Of

In addition to jaw pain, grinding your teeth can lead to complications that affect other aspects of your health. Here’s what you need to know about the possible complications of bruxism, and when to go to the dentist for treatment.

Dec 9th, 2021
How Professional Teeth Whitening Works

A professional teeth whitening treatment is one of the easiest and quickest ways to dramatically improve your smile and even shave a few years off of your appearance. Here’s what you need to know about how professional teeth whitening works.

Oct 11th, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Dentures

Dentures have come a long way in the past few decades and are more comfortable and inconspicuous than they used to be. Here’s what you need to know about the different types of dentures to help you decide whether they’re right for you.

Sep 8th, 2021
The Importance of Routine Teeth Cleaning

A good oral hygiene routine is the first step in keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as possible, but it only goes so far. Here’s why routine teeth cleaning is so important to prevent tooth decay and gum disease.

Jul 20th, 2021
Why Dental Implants Excel in Both Form and Function

Nothing beats your natural teeth, but dental implants are the next best thing. From high cosmetic quality to maintaining your oral health, dental implants provide the whole package. Here’s what you need to know about the benefits of dental implants.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Dental Veneers: The Perfect Coverup

If you want a dramatically improved smile that doesn’t require months of long and invasive dental work or several procedures to fix a number of different problems with your teeth, dental veneers may be the solution for you.

May 19th, 2021
Why Recognizing the Early Signs of Gum Disease Is Important

Gum disease is a stealthy oral health problem that can lead to serious dental issues, including tooth loss. Here’s what you need to know about the early signs of gum disease, what you can do to lower your risk, and when to see the dentist.

Apr 18th, 2021
Do You Really Need a Mouthguard?

Your teeth are vulnerable to more than just cavities and gum disease. If you’re physically active and play contact sports, a mouthguard protects your teeth from impacts and falls. Learn more about mouthguards and when you might need one.

Feb 1st, 2021
Why Are You Scared to Go to the Dentist?

From fear of dental tools to anxiety about sitting in the waiting room, there are many reasons people are scared to go to the dentist. Here’s what you need to know to recognize and manage your fear to get the dental care you need.

Jan 19th, 2021
Adjusting to Life With Dentures

Modern dentures are more comfortable and functional than ever, but getting used to them can take some time and adjustments to your normal routine. Here are a few tips and tricks to help you adapt to your new dentures.

Dec 7th, 2020
Noncosmetic Reasons to Replace Your Missing Tooth

A missing tooth can ruin your smile and seriously affect your confidence and self-esteem, but it can also affect your oral health and general well-being. Here’s what you need to know about the health effects of tooth loss.

Nov 5th, 2020
Common Causes of Yellow Teeth

If your teeth aren’t as white as you want them to be and look more on the yellow side when you smile, a few lifestyle and health factors could be at play. Learn about some of the most common causes of yellow teeth and how to restore a bright smile.

Oct 9th, 2020
Do I Need a Crown?

Whether you need to replace a missing tooth, have extensive tooth decay, or want to make cosmetic improvements to your smile, crowns are the most versatile dental restorations available. Here’s what you need to know about dental crowns.

Sep 14th, 2020
All About Implant Restorations

Dental implants do more than just replace missing teeth. In addition to restoring a damaged smile, implants improve your oral health and protect you from the long term side effects of tooth loss. Here’s what you need to know about how they work.

Aug 11th, 2020
Dentistry and COVID19: What You Should Know

From routine exams to restorative and cosmetic procedures to dental emergencies, dentistry has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what you need to know about safely getting the dental care you need during the pandemic.

Jul 27th, 2020
When Is It Time to Consider Dentures?

Dentures have come a long way in recent decades, and they’re an excellent tooth replacement option for people of all ages. If you’re suffering from full or partial tooth loss, dentures can get your smile and oral health back on track.

Jun 17th, 2020
Welcome Back to the Office!

We are excited to welcome patients back to the office! Look here for updated information regarding what to expect when you return!

May 22nd, 2020
Waking Up With Headaches? You Might Need a Mouth Guard

Grinding your teeth and clenching your jaw while you sleep can lead to a number of problems over time, like pain and headaches. If you find yourself waking up with these symptoms, it’s time to consider getting a mouth guard.

May 22nd, 2020
How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Is your smile losing its luster? Are you searching for ways to hold onto your brighter, whiter teeth? If you’ve had your teeth whitened ― or want to ― find out how you can keep them white for as long as possible.

Mar 11th, 2020
Hough to Haider

Dr. Jeremy Haider has graciously offered to take over the care of Dr. Stephen L. Hough’s patients. Those are some big shoes to fill! Dr. Hough is well-loved by his patients and will be dearly missed, but he deserves every bit of his retirement.

Nov 2nd, 2018
Happy Birthday, Doc!

Happy Birthday to Dr. Haider! He acts like he doesn’t want any attention, but you know he loved it! He’s 39 (again) and still young at heart.

Mar 1st, 2018