Whitening Your Teeth

Everyone wants a whiter smile. After all, your smile may be the first thing anyone notices about you, and if your smile is less than brilliant, you may not make the impression you were hoping for. After all, as the old saying goes, you don’t get a second chance at... Read more »

Tips for Caring for Your Smile on Summer Break

As summer quickly approaches, you’re most likely planning summer trips and fun activities. Well, while you make those plans, our dentist, Dr. Siti Lowery, also encourages you to make plans for your smile. It’s very important to properly and effectively care for your teeth and gums while you’re on summer... Read more »

The Time for a Mouthguard

If you ever watch professional sports, you’ve seen athletes playing with their mouthguards. We get why those types of athletes need a mouthguard - but is it really a necessity if we’re just a bunch of weekend warriors? Well, it depends on what you’re doing, and the risk presented to... Read more »

Content Smiles: Oral Emergencies

Even with the best of oral health care methods and routines and the best prevention and treatment plans, the truth is that you may still suffer from an oral accident or injury. Various types of injuries can occur at any time and destroy your teeth and gums as well as... Read more »

Keep Your Dental Veneers for Years

Have you heard of dental veneers? As you may already be aware, these shells are cemented to front surfaces of your teeth to provide a smile that is healthy and attractive. Our dentist may recommend dental veneers to whiten your smile, improve crooked teeth or cover small gaps between teeth.... Read more »

Know the Symptoms of Halitosis

Are you aware of the medical condition that is known as halitosis? Although many individuals may not be aware of the scientific term, most people are aware of bad breath. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, can arise due to several different causes. Some may be medical health problems whereas... Read more »

Treating A TMJ Disorder

One of the most important aspects of your oral health lies within your jaws. Within your jaw lies ball and socket joints known as your temporomandibular joints, also called TMJs. Your TMJs are complex mechanisms that feature joints, muscle tissues, ligaments, and bone all affecting how your jaw operates to... Read more »

What To Do For Your Smile When You Are Sick

Winter is here--and with it, cold and flu season. Here are some mouth care tips for when you’re feeling under the weather.   Make sure you are brushing your teeth twice a day for 2 minutes and flossing each day for 203 minutes.   Some people throw away their toothbrush... Read more »

The Benefits of Saliva to Your Dental Health

Saliva is one of those things about your body that is taken for granted until it's gone. Then you notice that it affects your health every day. Saliva Basics: Among things like proteins, minerals and water, saliva is made up of the enzyme amylase. The salivary glands make it while... Read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review: Toothbrush Care

Due to the importance of your toothbrush in keeping your smile safe from plaque buildup and tooth decay, it is essential to make sure your toothbrush is cared for. This includes always storing your toothbrush in a safe place and using it as intended. Furthermore, if your toothbrush should ever... Read more »