No ice cream for these sensitive teeth!

I love the warm weather of the approaching summertime – a time when my family enjoys the beautiful sunshine and eats cold watermelon and homemade ice cream outside on our back porch.  For people with sensitive teeth, however, this activity that my family so enjoys is not a treat.  Cold foods and beverages make their teeth ache.  Continue reading

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Teeth…one of your most valuable possessions!

Uninsured and underinsured Americans have been for years a concern to the healthcare industry.  Realizing the importance of good health, our government has been attempting to solve the problem through healthcare reform.  Unfortunately, dental care is looked at by some as a non-necessity. Teeth are important for chewing, which helps provide proper nutrition to our bodies, and a healthy smile affects others’ views of who we are. Continue reading

Sensitive Teeth

Do you wince when eating ice cream or does a cup of hot coffee make your teeth ache? If so, then you have sensitive teeth. Cavities and broken teeth can make the teeth sensitive, but if your dentist has ruled those out, your sensitivity may be coming from exposed root surfaces, missing enamel, or cracks.

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If It Ain’t Broke….FIX IT!!!

Dentistry has traditionally been a business based upon need, and often patients have the mindset that if insurance does not cover something, they don’t want it. I have found, however, that when patients truly value dental health and wellness, they disregard insurance limitations and opt for ideal restoration of their teeth and prevention of dental problems. Continue reading