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Prevention Tips & Safe Treatment for Pregnancy Gingivitis

Pregnancy is an exciting time in any soon-to-be mother’s life. You want to focus on planning for the new baby, not dealing with painful dental issues. However, pregnancy can significantly increase your risk for developing gum disease known as pregnancy gingivitis. Your dental health is important to you and your new child, so it’s important […]

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What Are Digital X-Rays? Are They Safer Than Film X-Rays?

Dental x-rays are an important tool for dentists to track your oral health and identify potential issues, like the spreading of gum disease. But many patients have concerns in regards to the technology and dental radiation safety.  Questions like “is radiation from x-rays dangerous” or “what are digital x-rays?” are very common among patients. We’ll […]

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Should You Choose a Dental Implant or Bridge?

If you’re missing a tooth, modern dental techniques and technology offers several options for completing your smile. Two of the most popular are dental implants and bridges; both fill in the gaps with a durable, natural-looking tooth, but do it in very different ways. Which would be best for you? Learn more about both procedures […]

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What Causes Dry Mouth?

Almost everyone experiences a dry mouth from time to time. Exercising, humidity levels, even anxiety, can make your mouth uncomfortably dry for a while. But when a dry mouth turns into a chronic condition, it can result in serious health problems including dental infection and decay. What Causes Dry Mouth? Chronic dry mouth is often […]

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What Causes Mouth Pain? It May Be Stress!

The holidays are fast approaching, which can mean a lot of planning and preparation, along with the seasonal cheer. For many, the added energy and activities this time of year can bring on higher levels of stress. Doctors have told us for years that stress can lead to medical conditions, such as high blood pressure. […]

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5 Fun Fall Things to Do Near Toledo, Ohio

Fall is finally here – and there are plenty of ways to go out and celebrate the season, especially around our area. If you can’t get enough of falling leaves, cider, and pumpkin-spiced everything, we’ve got five fun fall things to do near Toledo, Ohio, that are sure to make you smile! Orchard Fun & […]

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A Clean Toothbrush is a Happy Toothbrush

Of course, toothbrushes can’t talk. But if they could, they’d have a lot to say about how they should be cared for. Having a clean toothbrush is important to both your dental health and your overall health. Here are 5 tips to help keep your toothbrush clean and your mouth healthy.   1. “Keep me […]

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Learn the 5 Best Ways to Whiten Teeth!

It’s safe to say that healthy, white teeth and a dazzling smile are on top of everyone’s dental wish list. How can you make that happen? There are several methods you can use – the one that’s best for you depends upon your preferences, your time, and your budget. Most whitening treatments use hydrogen peroxide […]

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5 Facts About Fluoridated Water

The recent Flint Water Crisis has left many people questioning the safety of their tap water. Now more than ever, people are turning off the tap and switching to bottled, filtered, or distilled water because they contain fewer chemicals. But that poses another problem – the water from these sources isn’t fluoridated, which means it […]

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Dentists: Your Defense Against Oral Cancer

This year, more than 48,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral cancer. It will kill, on average, 1 person every hour, every day. Of those newly diagnosed individuals, only slightly more than half will still be alive in 5 years. Why is oral cancer such a deadly disease? Unlike many other types of cancers, oral […]

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