How to Calm Your Dental Anxiety: Advice from Our Dentists

Advice from Our Dentists, Dental Anxiety, Sedation Dentistry
By: Chris Fotinos
Aug 21, 2020

We offer the following advice to patients who are reluctant about visiting the dentist, but who still want to take good care of their dental health and the future of their smiles.

Are Invisible Orthodontics Right for You?

Clear Aligner Therapy, Orthodontics
By: Chris Fotinos
Jul 16, 2020

If you’ve been dreaming of a straighter, more attractive smile, then invisible orthodontics might be the right choice for you! Whether you suffer from painful malocclusion or are tired of living with crooked teeth, ClearCorrect can help.

Why Choose Professional Teeth Whitening?

Cosmetic Dentistry, Teeth Whitening
By: Chris Fotinos
Jun 29, 2020

Why Choose Professional Teeth Whitening? Teeth become stained and discolored for many reasons including diet, age, tobacco use, medications, and health conditions. Dental health aisles are chock-full of at-home whitening products (like toothpaste, mouthwashes, gels, and more) aimed to help you enjoy a brighter, whiter smile. With regular use and guidance from a dental professional, … Continue reading “Why Choose Professional Teeth Whitening?”

Why You Shouldn’t Forget about Oral Health During the COVID-19 Quarantine

COVID-19, Oral Hygiene, Periodontal Disease
By: Chris Fotinos
Jun 03, 2020

Maintaining good oral hygiene is now more important than ever. Keeping your immune system strong in the midst of a global pandemic is essential to your wellbeing, and proper oral care habits will help support your immune health by preventing periodontal (gum) disease.

The Benefits of Dental Implants and Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth

Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Implants
By: Chris Fotinos
Jan 15, 2020

The Benefits of Dental Implants and Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth Thanks to great advancements in medicine, we’re all living longer. This is great news for us, but not for the parts of our bodies that wear out more quickly than others. Our knees and hips used to outlive us, but now people … Continue reading “The Benefits of Dental Implants and Why It’s Important to Replace Missing Teeth”

Why Choose Neuromuscular Dentistry for TMJ Treatment?

Neuromuscular Dentistry, TMJ Treatments
By: Chris Fotinos
Dec 24, 2019

Why Choose Neuromuscular Dentistry for TMJ Treatment? Sometimes, dental problems are unrelated to the gums and teeth. Sometimes, they arise due to the structure of the muscles, bones, and joints that facilitate chewing and speaking.For example, temporomandibular joint dysfunction, often referred to simply as TMJ, is an uncomfortable and painful condition which affects the joints … Continue reading “Why Choose Neuromuscular Dentistry for TMJ Treatment?”

So, Your Teeth Can’t Take a Joke? Find Out Why They’re So Sensitive

Sensitive Teeth, Tooth Sensitivity
By: Chris Fotinos
Oct 18, 2019

So, Your Teeth Can’t Take a Joke? Find Out Why They’re So Sensitive If your teeth seem to cause you pain at the slightest irritations, then you might have a condition called sensitive teeth. With tooth sensitivity, anything from biting into an ice cream bar and sipping a hot drink to breathing cool air through … Continue reading “So, Your Teeth Can’t Take a Joke? Find Out Why They’re So Sensitive”

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: How Oral Health Affects Overall Health

Gum Disease, Oral Health, Periodontal Disease, Periodontal Treatment
By: Chris Fotinos
Sep 07, 2019

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: How Oral Health Affects Overall Health Everyone who’s visited the dentist or watched a toothpaste ad knows brushing and flossing are important for preserving oral health, maintaining healthy gums, and keeping teeth well into old age. But more and more research is revealing an actual connection between oral health and overall … Continue reading “Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: How Oral Health Affects Overall Health”

Clear Resin Infiltration

Clear Resin Infiltration, Teeth Whitening, White Spots
By: Chris Fotinos
Jun 18, 2019

Clear Resin Infiltration for White Spot Lesions When most people look at their teeth, they likely think that the color white indicates a healthy tooth and a brown spot could indicate tooth decay. While it’s true brown spots are bad, white spots aren’t good either. What Are White Spot Lesions? Tooth enamel undergoes a regular … Continue reading “Clear Resin Infiltration”

What Happens if I Don’t Replace a Missing or Extracted Tooth?

Missing teeth, Tooth loss, Tooth replacement options
By: Chris Fotinos
May 20, 2019

What Happens if I Don’t Replace a Missing or Extracted Tooth? As we age, there are a variety of reasons why we may lose a tooth or require having a tooth extracted. Missing a tooth is extremely common, as the American College of Prosthodontists estimates 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and … Continue reading “What Happens if I Don’t Replace a Missing or Extracted Tooth?”