July 7, 2020

Every bride wants to look picture perfect for their wedding day. From their hair, makeup and dress, every detail is important for achieving this goal... including having a picture perfect smile! Whether you want to whiten your teeth or address larger dental issues, Ale...

April 8, 2020

To determine if dental exams are necessary, it is important to know what they are, and what they entail. Dental exams can be referred to as dental checkups, comprehensive oral exams or complete oral exams. While these terms sound quite similar, there is a difference be...

March 22, 2020

Dental caries, also known as a cavity or tooth decay, is a common disease of children as well as adults. Although there have been notable declines in tooth decay over the past three decades, it remains the most common chronic childhood disease, more widespread than ast...

March 8, 2020

Plaque is the biofilm of bacteria that can be found clinging to the front of the teeth, the back of the teeth, the spaces between the teeth, and other surfaces throughout the human mouth. Over time, it hardens into tartar, which speeds up the formation of more plaque b...

March 1, 2020

We see it all around us—obesity issues on the news, new diet fads making top headlines and big brand companies releasing diet versions of top-selling sodas.

While obesity is well established to be a risk factor for development of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular...

February 9, 2020

Water is one of the most basic needs of humans. Without it, not only will we become dehydrated, but we will also be unable to perform many of our regular activities such as bathing and oral hygiene, cooking, and washing. However, despite the accessibility to water, dif...