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Bleeding Gums are NOT Normal

Bleeding Gums are NOT Normal

Even if you think you do a great job taking care of your teeth, chances are you've seen an occasional drop or two of blood on your gums after flossing, or in the sink.  Concerned?  Maybe you should be!  Bleeding gums are not NEVER normal and the cause needs to be determined. 

Five Benefits of a Nightguard

Five Benefits of a Nightguard

If you suffer from nightly jaw clenching, tooth grinding, a condition called bruxism or  temporomandibular disorder (TMD), you know how uncomfortable the side effects can be.  Fortunately there is a simple solution that can dramatically change your life - being fitted for a nightguard. 

Affordable Dental Care For Your Children: The St. Mary's Street Dental Savings Plan:

Affordable Dental Care For Your Children:  The St. Mary's Street Dental  Savings Plan:

A report in The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) shows that dental benefits play a significant role in meeting the dental needs of children.   Unfortunately, not all families can afford dental insurance for their children. That's why we created the St. Mary's Street Dental Savings Plan.  

How Menopause Affects Your Oral Health and What You Can Do About It

How Menopause Affects Your Oral Health and What You Can Do About It

Women experience many changes during menopause, some of which can show up in the mouth. This makes menopause a particularly important time for a woman to focus on dental health and hygiene. 

 

Five Reasons Why Your Child (or You) Should Have A Custom-Fitted Mouth Guard

Five Reasons Why Your Child (or You) Should Have A Custom-Fitted Mouth Guard

The American Dental Association (ADA) recommends the use of mouth guards in 27 sports/exercise activities. If your kids (or you) are involved in any sort of sports or exercise activity where contact with another player, a ball, or the ground is possible, ask us about having a custom-fitted mouth guard made for them. Here are some reasons why this is so important: