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Can a Frenectomy Prevent Receding Gums?

Receding gums can have many negative effects. They can cause your teeth to look too long, and expose the unattractive cementum that makes up the tooth root. Exposing your tooth root also leads to tooth sensitivity. Although some people may experience receding gums because of gum disease associated with poor oral care or ... READ MORE

By |December 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can a Frenectomy Prevent Receding Gums?

Protect Your Family’s Smiles with Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Thanksgiving is one occasion that brings many families together around the table with no greater ambition than eating a delicious meal. It's a family holiday of the purest variety, but it can also be one of the more damaging to your teeth. The heavy eating and snacking associated with Thanksgiving can lead to significant tooth ... READ MORE

By |November 20th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Protect Your Family’s Smiles with Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving Menu

Tongue-Tie Surgery Helps Breastfeeding Difficulties

Breastfeeding is good for the mother and the baby. Breast milk has all the nutrients your baby needs to grow, and it's more easily digestible than baby formula. It includes antibodies to help your baby fight off disease and reduces your baby's risk of asthma and allergies. And breastfeeding benefits the mother, too, helping to ... READ MORE

By |November 5th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Tongue-Tie Surgery Helps Breastfeeding Difficulties

Why the Word “Smile” Makes Us Happy

Smiling is a funny thing. Not only do we smile because we're happy, but the act of smiling itself can make us happy. When we smile, we activate certain muscles, which send a message to the brain, telling it, "We're smiling," and the brain, in response, thinks, "I guess I must be happy." This positive ... READ MORE

By |October 29th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why the Word “Smile” Makes Us Happy

Two Causes of Loose Teeth

Your teeth are built with a tiny amount of give due to the elastic ligaments that hold them in place. The small amount of movement is almost imperceptible, so if you're aware of your teeth moving around, it's likely because there's a problem. There are two common causes of loose teeth: gum disease and a ... READ MORE

By |September 25th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Two Causes of Loose Teeth