Our Blog

Spoon pouring surgar into a sugar bowl.
8 Tips to Avoid Sugary Foods
10/01/2021

Let’s talk about sugar.

Believe it or not, both Dr Kaip and myself have a major sweet tooth! Ironic, isn’t it? Even dentists aren’t immune to the temptation of sugar and sweet treats because, well, as humans we’re hard wired to go crazy for it. So don’t be too hard on yourself if you go for that extra slice of pecan pie this holiday season--we’re all in the same boat here.

Read More about 8 Tips to Avoid Sugary Foods
clear
Mouth Breather
How to Know if You're a Mouth Breather
07/27/2021

We’ve all heard the insult “mouth breather” before.

It’s most often used to knock someone down a peg, but what most don’t know is that anyone can be a “mouth breather” if there is an obstruction to the nasal airway.

If untreated, breathing through the oral cavity can cause a myriad of other health issues so there’s a reason why it has such a bad rap. Who knew that something as simple as breathing could affect our health in such a dramatic way?

Abnormal breathing is the technical term for breathing through the mouth, and it is typically quicker and more shallow than--you guessed it--normal breathing.

Read More about How to Know if You're a Mouth Breather
clear
KOR poster
The Truth About Teeth Whitening Treatments
06/22/2021

Fun fact:

Did you know that our teeth turn yellow because stain molecules get trapped within the microstructures of the teeth themselves?

Okay, maybe it’s not that “fun” of a fact--but it’s certainly interesting!

We all want a sparkling white smile, however, the process of attaining one can be frustrating to say the least…

That’s where we come in.

As a premier provider for KOR Whitening, our job is to help make that process as seamless and effective as possible!

Read More about The Truth About Teeth Whitening Treatments
clear
clear aligners
Meet braces’ cooler second cousin--Clear Aligner Therapy.
05/10/2021

Let’s be real--braces aren’t the most aesthetically pleasing, nor do they go with anyone’s outfit.

Thankfully, there’s Clear Aligner Therapy.

Never heard of her?

Allow me to introduce you!

Read More about Meet braces’ cooler second cousin--Clear Aligner Therapy.
clear
good nights sleep
Why a good night’s sleep is just as important as brushing & flossing.
04/10/2021

Could the quality of your sleep be affecting your oral health?

We’ve all heard of grinding your teeth while sleeping, or what’s referred to in the dental world as Bruxism, but did you know that Bruxism has been linked to sleep apnea?

That’s right.

If you struggle with grinding your teeth at night, it’s a possibility that you might also have sleep apnea.

Read More about Why a good night’s sleep is just as important as brushing & flossing.
clear