Dental Insurance- Use it Before You Lose It!

Hey Family! The end of the year is fast approaching- can you believe that? We’re all ready for this year to be over; I’m sure we can all agree it’s been a rough one. I’m sure you’re busy getting prepared for the holidays . It’s not uncommon to ignore your trip to the dentist but […]

Bleeding gums,causes and treatment

  BLEEDING GUMS ARE the most common symptom of gum disease, but that’s not the only thing that can cause this problem. Let’s take a closer look at bleeding gums, the various causes, and what we can do about it. Gingivitis and Periodontitis Over time, plaque (a sticky, bacteria-filled film that coats our teeth) builds up […]

Conquering Dental Anxiety

EVEN THOUGH WE know, logically, that going to the dentist is a safe, normal, and important part of staying healthy, many of us don’t find it particularly fun to lie flat on our backs while someone pokes around our teeth and gums. For some people, the very thought of visiting the dentist fills them with anxiety, […]

The Impact of Diabetes on Teeth and Gums

ONE OF THE MOST common complications of diabetes is gum disease, and that isn’t the only way diabetes is hard on teeth and gums. Diabetes and oral health have a close relationship. If the diabetes isn’t carefully controlled, it will be much harder to maintain good oral health, and vice versa. What Does Blood Sugar Have […]

Electric or Manual Toothbrush?

Electric or Manual Toothbrush? When choosing the proper tools to use, we have an insiders view of what works, and what doesn’t. In this article were are going to talk about the ends and outs of electric vs.manual toothbrushes, storage,and bristle firmness. Benefits of the electric toothbrush, and the commonalities of the manual toothbrush. With […]

Charcoal Toothpaste: Science Versus Fads

IF GIVEN THE CHANCE to change something about their smiles, most people would choose to have whiter teeth, and quite a few are willing to try just about anything for it, including something as counter-intuitive as scrubbing them with toothpaste made of charcoal. The History of Charcoal as a Remedy The activated charcoal-based dental and skin care products that have been […]

I’m missing a tooth, now what?

Tooth Decay, accidents, and sports-related injuries are just a few of the most common causes of tooth loss we see in Orange City.  Thanks to modern dentistry, we don’t need to sacrifice having a beautiful and healthy smile. Among the most effective ways to fill in these gaps that missing teeth leave are dental implants. […]

How To Choose A Great Dentist

  There are a number of reasons why someone might need a new dentist. Maybe their insurance changed, they’re moving to a new area, or they simply haven’t looked for a dentist yet. Whatever the reason, if you don’t already have a dentist, it’s a good idea to choose one now so that you and […]

The 5 STAR EXPERIENCE? Not Enough for Us!

When I graduated dental school, I always thought that I would be this great hero saving the day. After graduating, I found out that this was not the case! People don’t like going to the dentist! I started my practice in Orange City, Florida and I thought that people would just love going to meet […]