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5 Myths About Root Canals

Just hearing the words “root canal” can be enough to make most people cringe. The mental image of a root canal patient holding a grossly swollen jaw while groaning with pain has been perpetuated by movies, television, and cartoons. But is that the true picture of modern-day root canal treatment? Here are five commonly believed […]

The Top 3 Surprising Reasons Why Straight Teeth Matter

Are you considering straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You have good reason to invest in yourself! A recent study revealed that almost 80% of patients who completed orthodontic treatment felt that teeth straightening was one of the most life-changing decisions that they ever made. For most teens and adults, the primary motivation to correct […]

Invisalign Will Help You Find Your Best Smile!

We all want the best! Invisalign® has become one of the most sought after ways to straighten teeth and help people find their best smile. Why do so many choose Invisalign® treatment? How long does treatment take? How much will it cost? These and other questions are answered in our blog post. Read on to the […]

Answers to Your Top Questions About Cavities

Answering questions about cavities.

Imagine the scene: You’re sitting in the dentist’s chair, having just had x-rays taken. The dentist has come in for your exam and, while reviewing your x-rays, points to them and says the dreaded words, “Looks like you have a cavity.” Have you sat through this very scene? If so, you’re not alone; 92% of […]

Women’s History Month: 4 Women Who’ve Changed the Face of Dentistry

March is Women's History Month!

Did you know? Only 1.1% of dental students were female in 1968. That number dramatically increased to 47.7% in 2014.  [SOURCE] We decided to celebrate Women’s History Month by sharing four women dentists who’ve changed the face of dentistry. You could say they are responsible for contributing to the above statistic (along with many other aspiring female […]