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Scaling and Root Planing

Scaling and root planing is also known as a “deep cleaning.”  It involves cleaning below the gu...

Jul 1 • 1 min read
Dental Care and Pregnancy

Dental care is considered safe during pregnancy.  Dentists oftentimes communicate with obstetri...

Jun 1 • 1 min read
Pacifiers and Thumbsucking

How Thumbsucking and Pacifiers Affect Your Teeth: Once permanent teeth erupt, thumbsucking or p...

May 3 • 1 min read
Meet Dr. Melinda Fried!

For this month's blog we decided to get to know Dr. Melinda better!What made you want to become a de...

Apr 5 • 1 min read
Dental Retainers

Dental retainers are mostly used as the last phase of orthodontic treatment (braces).  After br...

Mar 7 • 1 min read
Water Flossers

Water flossers are an alternative way to clean around and between your teeth using a stream of water...

Feb 4 • 1 min read
Dry Mouth

Dry mouth (Xerostomia) typically results from inadequate flow of saliva.  It often occurs as a ...

Jan 4 • 1 min read
Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is typically noticed when eating hot or cold liquids and foods.  In healthy t...

Dec 1 • 1 min read
Filling Types

Many adults grew up with “silver” fillings as the only option when they had a cavity.  However,...

Nov 2 • 1 min read
Teeth Whitening

There are several ways to whiten teeth.  It is usually recommended to avoid over the counter pr...

Oct 1 • 1 min read