May Your Teeth be Shiny and White…

  And your days merry and bright – after all, ‘tis the season of snowfall, those pristine, white flurries falling from the sky, lending an impeccable luster to the landscape enveloping us here in New England. Okay, to quote Bill O’Reilly, “the spin stops here.” Wintertime, for most of us, is beautiful for a white-hot…

Some Sweet Reasons to Quit Smoking

Unless you have long-term ambitions to celebrate Halloween every day of the year, courtesy of a Jack O’Lantern-like smile, it’s high time you heavy smokers considered kicking the habit. Smoking wreaks havoc on your smile and is horrendous for your overall oral health. Sure, since 1964, the U.S. Surgeon General has been admonishing the American…

Brace Yourself with the Best Braces-Care Tips

Getting braces is practically a rite of passage. Sure, there are a lucky few who come away unscathed, but most of us enter high school with a full mouth of metal. While we might not feel super-psyched about it, braces really are a big deal when it comes to a future of bigger and brighter…

The Future of Your Teeth Depends on Flossing

  Recently, media outlets were buzzing with the news that flossing, as it turns out, isn’t as impactful on oral health as your dentist would have you believe. Like much media hype, this particular news flash is more rumor mill grist than real deal. No doubt plenty of people were breathing sighs (smelly ones) of…

Missing a Tooth? Consider a Single Implant…

Sure, “All I Want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth” is a cute song, and children missing either one or both of their front teeth are endearing and adorable. But, for adults, missing a tooth can be a source of embarrassment, especially if it’s missing from the front of your smile, and there is…

Healthy Bites

The Best Foods for Your Healthiest Teeth and Gums Remember that old adage, “Over the teeth, pass the gums, look out stomach, here it comes?” Well, what you choose to send over your teeth and past your gums has just as much to with your dental health as satisfying your stomach. Certain foods promote healthy…