The George Washington Denture

We found this very interesting article via the Smithsonian.com Thank Goodness for modern dentistry! When George Washington became president on April 30, 1789, he only had one tooth in his head, a single premolar poking up from his gums. A combination of bad genes and...

Bruxism??

Bruxism? What is that? It’s simply the clinical term for clenching and grinding your teeth. Most often patients are not even aware that they are doing it. Some of the most common signs that you are what we call a “Bruxr” are complaints of pain in the...

To Flouride, or…

With all of the controversy over how much fluoride is healthy, we thought you would find this article from the American Dental Association interesting. We offer a variety of forms of fluoride in our office. Please ask about it at your next dental visit. Click on the...

Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety is very common. All too often patients will tell us how much they “hate” coming to the dentist! In our practice we recognize this, and strive to help our patients overcome their fears and apprehensions about dentistry. Please let us know how...

Why Sealants??

Sealants can be a great way to help prevent decay from getting to your permanent , unrestored molars. Though there is no guarantee that you will not get cavities if you have sealants placed, they do help. Click on the photo above to read about the benefits. Please...