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10 Biggest Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

10 Biggest Causes of Tooth Sensitivity

Are your teeth tender? From acidic foods to certain toothpastes, a number of culprits could be to blame. You brush with too much gusto. Sometimes tooth sensitivity comes from brushing with too much force or with too hard-bristled a toothbrush.  Over time,...
Patients Hate Pain

Patients Hate Pain

A visual that still haunts me is that of Tom Hanks taking out his own tooth with an ice skate in the movie “Cast Away”.   It stirs memories from my childhood dental visits and a dentist that did not believe in numbing. When I chose to become a dentist, I vowed...
Non-Surgical Face Lift

Non-Surgical Face Lift

We all have it, and we try to hide it!  Sagging skin is one of the most common signs of aging and one of the most difficult things to hide.  Until recently, the only option to fix it was with a face lift which is both expensive and a slightly terrifying prospect! ...
Do your kids grind their teeth?

Do your kids grind their teeth?

“My child grinds his teeth when sleeping – sometimes so loud it wakes us up. Is this normal?” The answer is “Yes” and maybe “No.” “Yes” – grinding is a normal response to your child’s growing/changing dentition (arrangement or condition of the teeth), and the...
Time For A Cleaning?

Time For A Cleaning?

Words of wisdom from our Hygienist! Ever wonder why we get our teeth cleaned every 6 months? You may be thinking “well, it’s because that’s what my insurance covers and I want to get my money’s worth from them!” or maybe you’re thinking...

Broken Tooth

Usually when a tooth breaks off at the level of the gums, the only option is to extract it and then replace it with an implant or a bridge.  Both of these options are expensive.  If the root is in good shape and long enough, a procedure called P.E.T. (Partial...