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Learn About the Cavity

When our team asks you about your brushing and flossing habits, they are just looking out for you. When you fail to brush your teeth consistently, you are placing yourself at risk of getting cavities and other forms of tooth decay, which can result in greater harm to... read more

How to Prevent Tooth Decay with Proper Nutrition

Tooth decay is caused by consuming sugary foods and drinks. To prevent tooth decay, limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks, and brush your teeth after eating. Plaque is a bacteria found on the teeth that thrive on food sugars. Plaque uses sugar to produce acids... read more

Dental Tips for Smokers

Smoking is one of the leading causes of tooth loss. The risks of periodontal disease, leukoplakia, inflammation of the salivary gland and more increases when you smoke. Not only are these issues harmful to your health, a smoker also deals with bad breath, stained... read more

Common Dental Emergencies

For common dental emergencies, following these tips may help you save the tooth in question: If your tooth is cracked, rinse your mouth out immediately with warm water. Press a cold compress on the area to help keep any swelling down. For toothaches, use warm water to... read more

How Sealants Help Protect Your Teeth

Your first line of defense to keep your teeth free of decay is regular brushing and flossing. But there are methods of protecting your teeth than can do more. One of these methods is to have dental sealants put onto your molars, the back teeth with the largest chewing... read more

Hopeless Teeth—Dental Pain and Long Term Solutions

What is a “Terminal Dentition” or Hopeless Teeth? Is There a Solution? Currently in the United States fewer than 2% of dentists are trained in IV dental sedation. Dr. Gibbs as such sees many patients who are very phobic, medically compromised, or embarrassed by their... read more

Everything You Need To Know About Sensitive Teeth

Is taking even a small sip of hot coffee or a tiny bite of ice cream painful? Do you often wince when you brush or floss? If yes, then you likely have sensitive teeth. Some of the common causes of sensitive teeth include: Tooth cavities (decay) Teeth that have been... read more

Aging and Dental Care

It is always important to take care of your teeth and maintain excellent dental health. Even though you may be getting up in the years, you don’t have to lose your teeth. When you care for them properly, you can keep your real teeth your whole life. How to Maintain... read more

TMJ Disorders- Causes and Potential Treatments

A multitude of different factors can lead to the development of TMJ disorders. Like any other joint in the body, the temporomandibular joint can develop arthritis. Stress placed on the joint, whether by acute injury or dislocation, or more chronic stressors such as... read more

Electric versus Manual: A Discussion on Toothbrushes

The toothbrush is yet another human tool that has been innovated upon over the years. While most people can use a manual toothbrush to keep their teeth sparkling white, the impetus for the electric toothbrush, created in ’54, was to assist people with limited or... read more
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