Pregnancy & Dental Care
added on: September 22, 2022

If you’re pregnant, especially if it’s your first time, dental care may be the farthest thing from your mind. But there are good reasons to still keep your oral health top of mind during this joyous time. In fact, your dentist in Rochester recommends that everyone, including those who are pregnant,… Read More…


Top 3 Worst Drinks for Teeth
added on: September 7, 2022

People know that what they eat can affect their teeth. But did you know that what we drink can also impact smile health? The truth is, that what we drink plays a crucial role in tooth health as well as overall oral health. Join your dentist in Rochester as we take… Read More…


How Do I Know If I Have Sleep Apnea? 
added on: August 20, 2022

Sleep apnea is a serious condition that can affect both children and adults. It can cause some concerning overall health issues. Recognizing the signs of sleep apnea is one of the most important ways you can help spot a problem and seek treatment sooner rather than later. Let’s take some… Read More…


Is It Bad to Brush Your Teeth More Than Twice a Day? 
added on: August 8, 2022

Brushing your teeth regularly is a crucial part of making sure your teeth and overall oral health stay healthy. The American Dental Association and your dentist in Rochester recommend that everyone brushes their teeth twice a day, but what if you brush your teeth more often than that? Could it actually… Read More…


5 Ways To Keep Your Family’s Smiles Healthy All Summer Long
added on: July 21, 2022

Even though summer break may be a time for family fun, vacations, and a chance to kick back and relax in the warm weather, proper dental care doesn’t take a summer vacation! In fact, dental care over the summer may be a bit trickier than other times of the year…. Read More…


How Much Radiation Is In Dental X-Rays?
added on: July 8, 2022

At your routine dental checkups, your dentist in Rochester is likely to take dental x-rays. The images obtained through x-rays allow your dentist to see a clearer picture of your overall oral health, beyond what’s visible during a manual exam and cleaning. However, since all x-rays expose patients to some… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Painful?
added on: June 16, 2022

If you’re missing one or even several teeth, you may be considering dental implants from your dentist in Rochester. After all, dental implants are an excellent way to replace your natural tooth as well as the tooth root. They’re permanent, secure, and can transform your life. But just how painful is… Read More…


How Dentistry Can Help You Age Better
added on: June 10, 2022

Nobody likes to acknowledge that they’re getting older, but there is no avoiding it. Aging happens to everyone, and many things can change during this time, including our health and our appearance. But what does aging have to do with dentistry, and why is your dentist in Rochester talking about it?… Read More…


Why Do I Grind My Teeth at Night?
added on: May 24, 2022

Have you been waking up for years with a sore jaw and you write it off as getting older or simply deal with it? Are there consistent headaches plaguing your mornings, making it difficult to start your day without pain? These issues (and many others) could be caused by bruxism… Read More…


Have Fun in the Sun This Summer: 3 Tips for a Healthy Mouth
added on: May 5, 2022

Things are heating up, and we know how exciting it can be to get out and travel to experience all that the gorgeous summer season has to offer us. Your Rochester dentist is excited too, and we thought you might want some helpful tips on how to take care of your… Read More…


How Often Should You Use Mouthwash?
added on: April 28, 2022

It’s a well-known fact that your dentist in Rochester recommends that everyone brush their teeth twice a day and floss once a day. But what about mouthwash? Should mouthwash be a part of your everyday oral hygiene routine? If so, how often should you use it?  Benefits of Mouthwash Mouthwash can… Read More…


Why Do I Have Cavities If I Don’t Eat Sugar?
added on: April 12, 2022

Cutting back on sugar can be difficult because it’s in so many foods and drinks, and sometimes in surprising amounts. But reducing your sugar intake or eliminating it from your diet altogether can certainly help your overall health as well as your dental health. After all, there’s a reason your… Read More…


4 Early Warning Signs of Dental Trouble
added on: April 7, 2022
caution tape

Whether or not you see your dentist in Rochester every six months, the truth is, things in your mouth can change rapidly and you may experience a sudden onset of symptoms that may concern you. However, not every new thing that you notice in your teeth, gums, or mouth is… Read More…


How Can I Permanently Get Rid of Bad Breath? 
added on: March 17, 2022

Bad breath is, well, quite frankly, bad. This condition isn’t only embarrassing, it can also be a sign of other problems happening in your mouth or throughout your body. If you have bad breath that doesn’t seem to go away no matter how much you brush your teeth, how much… Read More…


Why Do Some People Get White Spots On Their Teeth?
added on: February 23, 2022

Everyone wants a bright, white smile. But not everyone wants teeth that have spotty areas of even whiter patches. However, this is incredibly common. But why do some people get white spots on their teeth? Can you remove them? Are they anything to worry about? Here’s the lowdown from your… Read More…


Can a Dentist Tell If You Have Heart Problems? 
added on: February 9, 2022

Many people don’t think that their oral health could impact their heart health, but the two are actually very strongly connected. In fact, a study published in the American Heart Association Journal found that there’s a connection between gum disease and increased risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular… Read More…


Most Popular Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures
added on: January 25, 2022

Cosmetic dentistry involves fixing any of the imperfections that you don’t like about your smile, such as cracked or stained teeth, or crooked or missing teeth. There are many different types of cosmetic dentistry procedures that can help fix a variety of dental concerns. In this blog, we’ll discuss some… Read More…


What’s The Best Type of Floss?
added on: January 12, 2022

Your dentist in Rochester understands that choosing the right type of floss to remove food particles and plaque from your teeth can be difficult. After all, there are tons of options out there, each one claiming to give you the ultimate clean. So, what exactly is the best floss? Well, it… Read More…


Post-Filling Pain: What’s Normal, What’s Not
added on: December 28, 2021
woman with tooth pain

Cavities are one of the most common dental issues your dentist in Rochester treats every day, especially for patients with a bit of a sweet tooth. Fortunately, fillings today are more convenient, comfortable, and affordable than ever. However, sometimes there’s a little sensitivity post-filling treatment. While the discomfort is generally… Read More…


Sugar-Fighting Tips for Your Holiday Season
added on: December 14, 2021

Your dentist in Rochester is the perfect person to help you combat sugar this holiday season, as it tends to show up everywhere in the form of ooey, gooey treats. While we know it’s unrealistic to think you won’t have a hint of sugar during your holiday fun, there are… Read More…


Do I Have Sensitive Teeth?  
added on: November 23, 2021

Any type of pain or discomfort in the mouth can be concerning, and it may leave you wondering if you have a serious dental problem or simply sensitive teeth. Sometimes it can be difficult to tell the difference between the two, and getting relief from the discomfort will depend on… Read More…


7 Healthy Habits for Stronger Teeth
added on: November 8, 2021

Our teeth are essential to our health and well-being, but unfortunately, they can also be one of the most fragile parts of our bodies. Cavities, broken or missing teeth, and gum disease all weaken your teeth and can cause you serious problems down the road if they’re not taken care… Read More…


The Pros & Cons of Veneers
added on: October 27, 2021

There are so many cosmetic dentistry options to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted, and it can be hard to know which treatment will give you the best results. Perhaps one of the most popular and versatile forms of cosmetic dentistry is dental veneers. These thin pieces of… Read More…


4 Reasons to Use Your Dental Benefits Before the End of the Year
added on: October 14, 2021

If you have dental insurance, it’s important to remember that the benefits won’t last forever. Your plan may have an annual renewal date or it may expire if you don’t use it within a certain amount of time, so there are plenty of reasons to get moving and see your… Read More…


6 Common Dental Hygiene Mistakes
added on: September 22, 2021

In order to have strong and healthy teeth and gums, it’s important to practice good dental hygiene habits regularly. However, it can be difficult to remember all of the things you should do (and shouldn’t do) every day to keep your mouth clean. To help you, let’s check out six… Read More…


Will My Teeth Fall Out If I Don’t Go To The Dentist?
added on: September 9, 2021

The American Dental Association recommends that you go to the dentist at least twice a year, but the sad truth is, many people don’t. In fact, about 65% of Americans don’t get regular dental care. However, the truth is, seeing your dentist in Rochester at least twice a year can… Read More…


4 Ways to Take Care of Your Teeth as You Age
added on: August 19, 2021

As we age, it’s important to take special care of our teeth and gums in order to maintain good oral health into old age. As we get older, there are some factors that come into play that make maintaining strong, healthy teeth more difficult than it was when we were… Read More…


6 Surprising Foods High in Sugar
added on: August 13, 2021

It’s common knowledge that high sugar diets are bad for your teeth, which is one reason why your dentist in Rochester recommends limiting your sugar intake daily. But what you might not know is that many of the foods and drinks that you enjoy may be secretly packed with sugar…. Read More…


The Oral Health Benefits of Drinking Out of a Straw 
added on: July 21, 2021

In recent years, there’s been an environmental fight against the use of non-reusable plastic straws. These one-time use straws make up about 7% of plastic product waste in the U.S., so there is a need to talk about how much we actually need straws. Now, while your dentist in Rochester… Read More…


How Long Does a Filling Last on a Tooth? 
added on: July 12, 2021

Your dentist in Rochester uses dental fillings to repair an area of tooth decay and keep any damage from progressing. This type of restoration is incredibly common, so common that over 90% of American adults have had a cavity, and we’re willing to bet that most of them were repaired… Read More…


Why Your Dentist Cares About Snoring
added on: June 22, 2021

Getting a good night’s sleep is important for our overall health. But there are numerous things that can keep us from sleeping soundly, especially snoring. In fact, if you or your bed partner snore, there’s a good chance that you’re not getting enough sleep. But why does your dentist in… Read More…


Do Men Have Different Oral Health Needs than Women?  
added on: June 10, 2021

We’ve all heard of the book, “Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus,” which explains some of the main psychological differences between these two genders. But did you know that these differences extend into dentistry? It’s true! Just ask your dentist in Rochester. Since men are more likely to… Read More…


4 Reasons You Should Floss Your Teeth
added on: May 20, 2021

Flossing does more than clean the surfaces of your teeth. It cleans those important areas between each tooth and removes bacteria from under the gums. Yet, it’s incredibly common for your dentist in Rochester to see patients every day who skip this crucial part of oral hygiene. In fact, more… Read More…


Including Oral Health in National Women’s Health Week
added on: May 11, 2021

Did you know that besides Mother’s Day there’s an entire week dedicated to women each and every May? Known as National Women’s Health Week, this U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health sponsored week is celebrated from Mother’s Day through Saturday and strives to encourage girls… Read More…


What The Pandemic Taught Us About The Importance of Oral Health
added on: April 26, 2021

This past year has taught us a lot, including just how important it is to wash our hands, how to juggle toddlers and Zoom meetings, and how to be comfortable in our own homes day after day. When it comes to your dentist in Rochester, we also learned a lot… Read More…


Early Signs of Mouth Cancer
added on: April 12, 2021

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, affects more than 50,000 newly diagnosed people every year. It’s scary, it’s serious, and it can be deadly. However, it’s not all bad news. In fact, oral cancer can be treated successfully if it’s caught early and treatment begins quickly. To do this,… Read More…


What To Do If You Crack A Tooth
added on: March 23, 2021

Anyone can crack a tooth at any time and anywhere. If this happens, you should schedule a visit with your dentist in Rochester as soon as you can. But there are a few things you can do at home to help protect your tooth and relieve any pain that you… Read More…


Can You Get Cavities Even If You Don’t Eat Sugar? 
added on: March 11, 2021

You’ll hear it over and over again from your dentist in Rochester — limit your intake of sugary foods and drinks. This is because sugar causes cavities, right? Well, sort of. Sugar itself doesn’t cause cavities, but what happens when we digest sugars can increase the risk of developing cavities…. Read More…


Are Dental X-Rays Really Necessary? 
added on: February 19, 2021

There are certain things you expect when you visit your dentist in Rochester — to get a cleaning, a thorough exam, perhaps a filling or two, and occasionally some x-rays. But are dental x-rays actually necessary? After all, if nothing looks wrong or feels wrong, do you really need to… Read More…


Protect Your Gums, Protect Your Heart
added on: February 12, 2021
heart health month

February is the month of hearts. Candy hearts, chocolate hearts, flower hearts, and yes, even our actual hearts. In fact, February is American Heart Health Month, a time when health professionals come together to raise awareness of heart disease and talk about some habits to change to reduce the risk…. Read More…


Before You Open That Bag With Your Teeth, Read This Blog
added on: January 27, 2021

Just like you can buy sushi from a gas station, you can also use your teeth as tools. However, neither comes highly recommended. And for good reason. While your dentist in Rochester isn’t an expert on local sushi, we are experts on teeth. Our teeth are designed to help us… Read More…


Make 2021 The Year of Oral Health
added on: January 15, 2021

We’ve officially turned the page into a new calendar year, and this year, we’ve never been happier to put the previous year behind us. Even though ringing in 2021 probably looked a little different this year, there’s one thing that remains the same year after year — New Year’s Resolutions…. Read More…


How White Should Teeth Be? 
added on: December 28, 2020

There are plenty of advantages to having white teeth, including the confidence to smile in pictures, good self-esteem, and a pat on the back from your dentist in Rochester. But sometimes, tooth whitening can be taken too far. Whitening your teeth too much or too often can actually damage your… Read More…


You May Catch More Than Feelings From a Mistletoe Kiss 
added on: December 14, 2020

It’s a well-known fact that you can catch a lot of things from a simple kiss, such as a cold, or feelings for your fellow smoocher. But did you know that you may even catch a cavity from kissing? Before you pucker up under the mistletoe, your dentist in Rochester… Read More…


What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar?
added on: November 20, 2020

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Rochester toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…


Dementia & Dentistry: Decoding the Connection
added on: November 12, 2020

It may seem odd to hear your dentist in Rochester talk about dementia. However, recent research suggests that your dentist may be the person to do just that. According to a study conducted by the National Institute on Aging, gum disease may play a key role in the development of… Read More…


Easy Things to Eat After Dental Treatment
added on: October 22, 2020

What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


Can Facemasks Cause Bad Breath? 
added on: October 13, 2020

Has wearing a facemask caused you to change the way you breathe? Unless you’re a professional painter or a doctor, you’re probably not used to wearing a facemask at all, let alone for extended periods of time. As a result, you’ve probably accidentally started breathing out of your mouth instead… Read More…


Current Stress & Oral Health
added on: September 24, 2020

Over the past couple of months, you may have been feeling more stressed out than usual, and rightfully so. Our lives have changed, some dramatically, and there’s a lot of uncertainty about the future and a bigger focus on staying healthy than maybe ever before. But believe it or not,… Read More…


Are Dental Implants Better Than Dentures? 
added on: September 16, 2020

Nobody wants to experience tooth loss, but the truth is, millions of Americans are missing one or even all of their teeth, according to the American College of Prosthodontists. While tooth loss can be caused by any number of things such as gum disease, trauma, or decay, your dentist in… Read More…


What’s the Best Milk for Teeth?
added on: August 26, 2020

When you’re choosing the right milk for your family, you certainly have a lot of options to pick from these days. From milk made from almonds to milk made from coconuts, and from soy milk to cow’s milk, the dairy aisle is packed with so many different varieties of milk… Read More…


Is Dry Mouth Serious? 
added on: August 13, 2020

Think back to the last time your nose was so stuffy you had no choice but to breathe out of your mouth. Do you remember what your mouth felt like? It was probably dry, scratchy, and almost sticky. This is appropriately known as dry mouth. While dry mouth is an… Read More…


Sun’s Out, Gums Out: How Sunshine Benefits Oral Health
added on: July 27, 2020

We’re heading into the dog days of summer, which typically means really hot days and a lot of sunshine. This can be great for enjoying some time in the pool, on the lake, or at the beach, but your dentist in Rochester wants you to know that all of this… Read More…


Risks of Oral Piercings 
added on: July 15, 2020

Piercings of all kinds are popular, especially among adolescents, and can help people feel a sense of individuality or self-expression. Plus, they tend to have the connotation of being cool or trendy. However, when it comes to oral piercings such as tongue or lip piercings, they also come with a… Read More…


“Why Do My Gums Hurt?”
added on: June 26, 2020

You probably already know that when your teeth hurt, you should see your dentist in Rochester as soon as you can. But what do you do if you’re experiencing gum pain? When your gums hurt, it may be a sign of something serious happening in your mouth, or it could… Read More…


Migraines & Dentistry
added on: June 9, 2020

An estimated 39 million Americans suffer from headaches or migraines regularly. That’s about 12% of our population that experience these often debilitating, painful, and difficult-to-treat neurological conditions. However, even though this is such a widespread problem, there’s still the need for more research to determine just what causes a headache… Read More…


Xylitol: A Mouth’s Best Friend? 
added on: May 29, 2020

Having a serious sweet tooth can mean bad news for your dental health. But your dentist in Rochester has a little secret that can allow you to satisfy your desire for something sweet and benefit your oral health at the same time. It’s true! This special sugar substitute is called… Read More…


Can Asthma Inhalers Cause Oral Health Problems? 
added on: May 19, 2020

According to the CDC, 1 in 13 Americans has asthma. That’s nearly 25 million Americans who have this chronic disease that affects the respiratory system, resulting in difficulty breathing, wheezing, and chest pain. The most common treatment to combat the symptoms of asthma is the use of an inhaler. However,… Read More…


5 Things That Increase Your Risk of a Dental Emergency
added on: April 17, 2020

Dental emergencies can happen to anyone and at any time, even to those who brush and floss regularly. The truth is, even if you practice great dental hygiene, there are still some things that can increase your risk of a dental emergency. Let’s check in with your dentist in Rochester… Read More…


Oral Health Dos & Don’ts
added on: April 16, 2020

With all of the uncertainty in the world today, we understand that your oral health may not be the first thing on your mind. But even though we’re temporarily postponing all elective dental procedures, your dentist in Rochester wants you to know that we’re still thinking about you and your… Read More…


The Importance of Regular Dental Cleanings
added on: March 30, 2020

Everyone knows that your bi-annual visits to the dentist help get your teeth squeaky clean. After all, they’re called hygiene visits for a reason. But your dentist in Rochester believes that these twice-a-year appointments are more important than the cleaning alone. In fact, your bi-annual dental appointments do so much… Read More…


National Nutrition Month
added on: March 18, 2020

Every March is recognized as National Nutrition Month and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Its purpose is to raise awareness of just how important it is to eat healthily. But good nutrition doesn’t only benefit our bodies, it can also help protect your oral health. Join… Read More…


Do You Need to Brush Your Tongue?
added on: February 19, 2020
tongue scraper

You will hear your dentist in Rochester talk a lot about how important it is to brush and floss your teeth every day to protect your teeth and keep your mouth healthy. But did you know that you should also brush your tongue as well as your teeth? The truth… Read More…


All About Cosmetic Dentistry in Rochester
added on: February 6, 2020
smiling woman with glasses

When you hear the term ‘cosmetic dentistry,’ you may think about how these smile-enhancing treatments seem to be reserved for the rich and famous. But that’s far from the truth. In fact, your dentist in Rochester performs many different types of cosmetic dentistry services that can range from simple to… Read More…


Proper Resting Tongue Position: Yes, That’s a Thing
added on: January 29, 2020

Have you ever bitten your tongue and then thought to yourself, “How did that happen? Am I resting my tongue in the wrong place?” The truth is, about 50% of Americans have something called improper tongue posture or positioning. That’s right, there is, in fact, a correct place to rest… Read More…


All About Sensitive Teeth
added on: January 17, 2020

Almost all of us have experienced the annoyance and pain associated with tooth sensitivity. In fact, the Academy of General Dentistry estimates that 40 million American adults have sensitive teeth. That’s quite a lot of people who suffer from those unexpected zings of nerve pain every day. So many, in… Read More…


Can I Safely Whiten My Smile On My Own?
added on: December 20, 2019
smiling girl

In today’s digital age, we’re constantly exposed to products and DIY tips to do anything, including whitening your smile. While we understand that the desire to get a brighter grin is a very real thing for many of our patients, your dentist in Rochester wants to educate you on some… Read More…


How to Care for Your Dentures
added on: December 11, 2019
lab tech with denture

If you’re missing your teeth, getting dentures can restore your smile and your confidence. Dentures are a popular choice among patients and are a relatively simple way to give those who have lost their teeth a reason to smile. But just like natural teeth, dentures require proper care. Your Rochester… Read More…


Fun Things You May Not Know About Spit
added on: November 25, 2019
dental saliva instrument

It’s true, we just used the words ‘fun’ and ‘spit’ in the same sentence. We’re not crazy, and we understand that many people don’t associate something typically considered gross to be fun. But to your dentist in Rochester, spit is a rather fascinating and helpful part of your oral and… Read More…


Dentistry & Diabetes
added on: November 5, 2019
world diabetes day

On November 14, the world will celebrate World Diabetes Day, a momentous occasion that serves to bring awareness to the seriousness of diabetes. In fact, more than 30 million Americans alone are living with the disease. But why is your dentist in Rochester talking about a disease that affects the… Read More…


3 Easy Tips to Help Tackle Your Dental Fear
added on: October 21, 2019
young woman at the dentist

This time of year, there’s football and Halloween fun festivities. There’s also a lot of fright and anxiety going on, and your dentist in Rochester isn’t referring to haunted houses and ghosts. We’re talking to the patients who genuinely dread having a dental appointment looming on their calendar like a… Read More…


We Tried These Three Things & Our Sugar Cravings Stopped
added on: October 8, 2019
bowl of chocolates

Just like you, your dentist in Rochester is overwhelmed this time of year by the amount of sugary Halloween treats on the market. Did you ever notice how much candy there is at every single store, from pharmacies to supermarkets? Where does it all go? (We sure would like to… Read More…


3 Tips for Understanding the Mouth/Body Connection
added on: September 24, 2019
wellness concept

Have you ever heard someone talk about the connection between your body, mind, and soul? Your dentist in Rochester thinks that maybe our mouths should be included with this special connection, too. The fact is that current research and dental technologies are continuing to evolve and improve. As this happens,… Read More…


Dental Filling Fell Out? Don’t Panic. Read This!
added on: September 11, 2019
woman gets dental filling

Your dentist in Rochester will tell you that there are many reasons why a filling becomes loose or comes completely out. Let’s take a look at some common causes, and some tips you can use to help you feel more comfortable until you can see the dentist and get your… Read More…


Vaping and Oral Health
added on: August 20, 2019
e-cig

Vaping seems to be almost everywhere nowadays — on TV commercials, print advertisements, and radio spots. Sometimes the ads even claim that vaping is a healthier, safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes. But how much of that is true? At our dental office in Rochester, we looked into vaping and… Read More…


Oral Health for Seniors
added on: August 9, 2019
seniors take selfie

August 21st is Senior Citizens Day, and there’s no better way for our dental office in Rochester to celebrate than by sharing some oral health information for the favorite senior citizens we have in our lives and their families.   The truth is, our oral health needs will vary as we… Read More…


All About Dental Implants
added on: July 31, 2019
dental implant

Even though our teeth are made up of one of the toughest materials in our bodies, the truth is, sometimes our natural teeth won’t last forever. Whether it’s due to trauma, gum disease, or decay, it’s not uncommon to have a tooth fall out or to have one removed. If… Read More…


A Checklist for Your Next Dental Appointment
added on: July 16, 2019
calendar

A visit to your dentist in Rochester is a pretty easy thing to check off your to-do list. But did you know that there are things you can do prior to your visit to make the process even easier? In this week’s blog, we provide you with a free checklist… Read More…


Smile-Friendly Summer Snacks
added on: June 25, 2019
summer food

One of the best parts about summer is all of the picnics and the delicious foods that go along with them. And while all of the treats are delicious, they may not all be great for your teeth. At our dental office in Rochester, we’re here to help by giving… Read More…


“What Do I Do If I Have a Dental Emergency?”
added on: June 4, 2019
man with toothache

Like any type of emergency, a dental emergency can be serious, and you should act quickly. But not all dental emergencies require the same type of treatment. Knowing what to do if you have a dental emergency is key to successful treatment and easing any pain you have. At our… Read More…


Explore The Power of Dental X-Rays (And All They Do For You)
added on: May 17, 2019
dental x-rays

It’s very rare that a day goes by at our Rochester dental office where we don’t rely on the power of x-rays to help us plan for or even complete a case. We’re able to get a good look at everything from your teeth and gums to your jaw bone… Read More…


Calcium and Teeth: 3 Things You Need to Know
added on: May 8, 2019
foods with calcium

We believe in doing everything we can to help you have a healthy smile at our Rochester dental office, and that includes helping you decide what nutrients are good for your teeth. Today, we thought we’d focus on calcium because it’s beneficial for strong bones and teeth. #1: Calcium can… Read More…


How to Whiten Teeth
added on: April 17, 2019
teeth whitening

Everyone wants to have a dazzling white smile, but the truth is, a lot of things we do every day can take their toll on our pearly whites. Whether it’s the coffee we drink every morning or the glass of red wine we relax with at night, many common foods… Read More…


All About Oral Cancer
added on: April 8, 2019
oral cancer awareness

This month is Oral Cancer Awareness Month — a month-long dedication to increasing the public’s knowledge of this serious and scary disease. At our dental office in Rochester, we’re all about doing whatever we can to help keep our neighbors healthy, so we’re spreading the word about just how serious… Read More…


What Are Signs That I Grind My Teeth?
added on: March 25, 2019
man grinding teeth

Do you or someone in your family grind their teeth? Did you know you could be grinding your teeth and not even know it? At our dental office in Rochester, we see so many side effects of teeth grinding (also known as bruxism) on teeth of patients of all ages…. Read More…


Change Your Diet. Improve Your Smile. Celebrate National Nutrition Month!
added on: March 12, 2019
nutrition month

In honor of National Nutrition Month, we thought now is the perfect time to talk a little about the changes you can make to your diet that can help to improve not only your oral health but your overall health too. At our dental office in Rochester, we always recommend… Read More…


What Causes Bad Breath?
added on: February 19, 2019
bad breath

While bad breath can be embarrassing, there may be a bigger cause for concern if it’s something that affects you every day. The team at our dental office in Rochester knows that bad breath can be a temporary problem… or… even a sign of something more serious. Join us as… Read More…


How to Ease Toothache Pain
added on: February 5, 2019
woman with toothache

Can you believe that there’s actually a day dedicated to toothaches? It’s true! February 9th is recognized as National Toothache Day, and in honor of this ‘holiday,’ the team at our dental office in Rochester is here to celebrate by giving you advice on how to ease toothache pain. What… Read More…


Is Removing Wisdom Teeth Necessary?
added on: January 22, 2019
wisdom teeth on x-ray

About 90% of the American population has had their wisdom teeth removed. But why is it important that we get these teeth extracted? Is wisdom teeth surgery really that important? What happens if we don’t have our wisdom teeth taken out? The team at our dental office in Rochester has… Read More…


4 FAQs About Dentistry
added on: January 8, 2019
faq's

If you have questions about dentistry, you’re not alone. At our dental office in Rochester, we love answering questions from our patients and neighbors in order to help them get a strong, healthy smile. Let’s take a look at four of the most common questions we get asked. Are Dental… Read More…


5 Resolutions You Should Make for a Healthier Mouth
added on: December 18, 2018
family photo

As we prepare to enter the new year, people all over the world are making resolutions to get healthier. Whether that means going to the gym more often or eating healthier, the team at our Rochester dental office wants to get involved by helping you set realistic resolutions. Here are… Read More…


Another Option Besides a Tooth Extraction
added on: December 7, 2018
young man with toothache

So you’ve been told you need to have a tooth extracted. Going through this treatment may even sound appealing if you’ve been suffering from tooth pain. But the team at our dental office in Rochester wants you to know that you may have another option available. Consider a Root Canal… Read More…


5 Surprising Things That Destroy Teeth
added on: November 21, 2018
ice cubes and lemons

By now we all know that things such as sugar and smoking can really damage teeth and oral health. But there are several other things out there that are also bad for your smile… some that may even surprise you. Join our dental office in Rochester as we cover some… Read More…


Quit Smoking for Better Oral Health
added on: November 6, 2018
man smoking

The American Cancer Society sponsors an event every November to raise awareness for all the health problems associated with smoking and provide tips and tools on how to quit the habit. This year, the Great American Smokeout will fall on November 15, and our dental office in Rochester wants to… Read More…


How to Get a Better Looking Smile
added on: October 18, 2018
woman hiding her smile

Our smiles are one of the first things others notice about us, and they can say a lot about who we are. After all, we use our smiles to display friendliness as well as express emotions. But if you’re unhappy with the way your smile looks, it may affect your… Read More…


It’s National Dental Hygiene Month at Your Rochester Dental Office
added on: October 9, 2018
hygienist with patient

The month of October seems to kick off the beginning of the holiday season, and at our dental office in Rochester, we have one more reason to celebrate! Every October the American Dental Hygienists Association (ADHA) sponsors National Dental Hygiene Month to recognize the hard work and dedication of dental… Read More…


How to Get Rid of Bad Breath
added on: September 25, 2018
embarassed woman

Having bad breath can be embarrassing. But the team at our Rochester dental office is here to help. In fact, we help patients everyday find out what’s causing their bad breath and work with them to fix it. Today, we’re going beyond the help that we can provide in our… Read More…


Whole Grains Month
added on: September 11, 2018
bowl of whole grain rice

Each September is recognized as Whole Grains Month and serves to raise awareness of the multitude of health benefits that come along with eating foods made from whole grains. The most discussed health benefits of whole grains are usually related to heart health, but as our dental office in Rochester… Read More…


The Do’s & Don’ts to Getting a White Smile
added on: August 27, 2018
woman smiling in sunshine

As we near Labor Day, many people will begin packing away their white clothes until next year. After all, wearing white after Labor Day is typically considered a fashion faux pas. However, at our dental office in Rochester, we believe that a white smile never goes out style, and you… Read More…


3 Things That Can Cause Excessive Mouth Watering
added on: August 15, 2018
man wondering

Saliva production is a natural and important part of good oral health. We need it to help protect our teeth from cavities, breakdown food so our stomachs can digest them more easily, and fight off bad breath bacteria. But the team at our Rochester dental office wants you to know… Read More…


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