Archive for May, 2012

Healthy Summer Snacks

“Summertime and the livin’ is easy” but your choices for healthy snacks might not be, especially at summer parties and barbeques. Cookies, crackers, chips, citrus fruits, soda, sugar-sweetened beverages and Aunt Martha’s famous chocolate caramel bars may be yummy but all of them have the potential to promote tooth decay. Tooth decay and gum disease […]

Overdentures For Loose or Missing Teeth

Have you experienced pain from missing or loose teeth? Loose or missing teeth are generally caused by advanced stages of periodontal (gum) disease. To avoid infection and keep your mouth healthy, your dentist may recommend removing some of your teeth and replacing them with an overdenture. An overdenture is a durable appliance that fits over […]

Brides Say “I Do” to Teeth Whitening Treatments

June is just around the corner and brides are getting ready for the big day. Wedding photos capture the special moments including the smiles of joy and happiness. With this in mind, many brides look for a way to be sure their smile is its brightest and whitest. Teeth whitening treatments are a popular way […]

Treatment of Tension Migraine Headaches, TMJ and Teeth Grinding

Bruxism is characterized by grinding of the teeth and clenching of the jaw. When it is on-going, this grinding motion wears down the tooth’s structure leading to dental decay, tooth fracture and gum recession. According to the Mayo Clinic, the primary causes of bruxism are stress, anxiety, abnormal bite and missing or crooked teeth. Clenching […]