Diabetes Detrimental to Your Dental Health

There is a health emergency going on in the United States. We have become a nation of obese diabetics. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reports that there are more than 29 million people in America that have diabetes, and another 86 million that suffer from prediabetes—meaning that they have above average levels… Read more »

Super Smiles: Your Diet

Building a better dental profile includes making sure you’re doing everything you can to limit unhealthy foods in your diet and add healthy enamel-building foods at the same time. This includes limiting the amount of time you’re eating and the amount of time that harmful debris can come into contact with your teeth. By following… Read more »

You’ve Got Your Dentures. Now What?

Getting dentures is a change, especially if you have been living with missing teeth for some time. It is going to feel a little odd at first, but with time and a little work, you’ll get used to your new dentures in no time at all. First, it’s normal for your dentures to feel bulky… Read more »

How Can I Maintain My White Teeth?

If you would like to maintain your newly whitened smile, then our dentist, Dr. Alan Nix, is happy to help you. Now, it’s tough to maintain the results for a lifetime, especially if you tend to do things that discolor the smile, but you can maintain the results for a long period of time if… Read more »

Don’t Ignore Bleeding or Irritated Gums

While some bleeding from the gums may not seem like a big deal or worth seeking treatment, but they may be a warning that you are dealing with more significant oral health issues. Instead of ignoring bleeding gums, visit a dental professional to determine their cause. Below, we offer three possible causes of bleeding gums… Read more »

Have Trouble Flossing Daily? Try a Water Flosser

Dentists advise flossing at least once per day to remove food and bacteria from your teeth and gums. Let’s face it, daily flossing can be a bit of a pain. The sad truth is, most people do not floss daily, and many people don’t do it at all. If you care about your dental health… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Offers Several Options for Improving Your Smile’s Appearance

The teeth in the front of your mouth play an important function in helping you bite and speak. They also have a significant impact on your overall appearance. If these teeth become stained or discolored, it could make you feel self-conscious. In a situation such as this, you can always turn to our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

We Remove Wisdom Teeth at These Ages

What sounds like fun to you? A birthday party? A day at a theme park? Eating out with a friend? How about having teeth pulled? Wisdom teeth removal isn’t exactly most people’s idea of an exciting time, even less so when they’re in advanced years. When people get older, their wisdom teeth roots grow deeper… Read more »

Don’t Neglect Your Smile During the Christmas Season

Though Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, it is also very risky for your smile due to the abundance of goodies. To help you keep your smile in great shape over the Christmas holiday, we encourage you to take these dental care steps: – Receive a dental checkup from your dentist. You should… Read more »

Tips for Having an Effective Brushing Routine

Are you interested in learning how to have an effective and proper brushing routine? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team are more than happy to help you. It’s very important to brush twice a day, but if you don’t brush properly, your smile can suffer the consequences. So, to help you have… Read more »