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Why your gums bleed when you brush your teeth
Why your gums bleed when you brush your teeth

Why your gums bleed when you brush your teeth   We have various concerns when it comes to our oral and dental health, and one of the most common among them is gum bleeding.  It can be very uncomfortable when you’re brushing you teeth, and all of the sudden you see blood drops on the…

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?
How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?   Brushing your teeth has been ingrained to our system from waking up in the morning and right before sleep. Research shows that brushing can prevent cavities, gingivitis, and gum disease. But just as important as brushing, it is also essential to make sure that you’re equipped with…

4 Foods that Stain Your Teeth

4 Foods that Stain Your Teeth A smile is the prettiest thing you can wear. But how about a white smile? Throughout the years, certain foods and drinks can damage and stain our teeth, creating a big impact on our oral health. But to have a whiter smile, maintaining ‘good’ oral health may not be enough. Sometimes,…

To Bridge or To Implant—That is The Question!

When a patient presents with a missing tooth, the best two options are usually a bridge or an implant. A bridge is when you use the teeth next to the missing tooth to support a prosthetic tooth. A bridge is essentially three crowns fused together and it is permanently cemented—it is not a removable device….

Whitening, Veneers, Braces, and Crowns, Oh My!

So you have a big life event coming up and you want your choppers to look their best. What do you do? Well, like all doctors will say, “it depends.” Let’s say that you have straight teeth but you’re not happy with their color. If that’s the case, then you probably want to try whitening…

Root Canals are My Friend!

So your dentist just told you that you need a root canal, and all you can think about is that guy from the Charles Dickens movie with the white piece of cloth wrapped around the top of his head and under his chin (Did that actually help with the pain?) Or in my case, I picture…

Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning?

Why Do I Need a Deep Cleaning? I’ve heard it a thousand times: “Doc, I don’t want a deep cleaning; just give me the regular one.” If you have ever been told that you needed a deep cleaning, you’ve probably said (or at least thought) the same thing. So what exactly is a deep cleaning?…