The Role of Nutrition in Maintaining Healthy Teeth and Gums
added on: May 10, 2024

Good nutrition is vital for overall health and plays a critical role in maintaining healthy teeth and gums. Understanding how the foods you eat affect your dental health can help you make better choices that promote oral wellness. At our dental office in Rochester, we believe that a holistic approach… Read More…


How Can I Avoid Teeth Grinding?
added on: April 11, 2024

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, is a common condition that can lead to various dental problems and discomfort. It often occurs unconsciously, especially during sleep, but can also happen during the day due to stress or anxiety. While occasional teeth grinding may not cause significant harm, chronic grinding can… Read More…


5 Steps to Protect Your Dental Veneers
added on: March 29, 2024

Dental veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry solution for achieving a bright and flawless smile. These thin, custom-made shells are designed to cover the front surface of your teeth, enhancing their appearance and correcting imperfections. Whether you’ve recently invested in dental veneers or are considering the dental veneers process, it’s… Read More…


6 Signs Your Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Caused by Dental Problems
added on: March 13, 2024

Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a widespread sleep disorder that affects millions worldwide. Traditionally associated with factors like obesity and age, emerging research suggests a connection between dental issues and OSA. One of the most common treatments for sleep apnea is CPAP therapy. However, there are potential alternatives, especially if… Read More…


Should You Brush Your Teeth or Floss Them First?
added on: February 22, 2024

Maintaining good oral hygiene is a key aspect of overall health, and the best way to protect your oral health is to brush and floss your teeth regularly. However, the age-old question of whether to brush or floss first has sparked numerous debates. While both brushing and flossing play pivotal… Read More…


How Do I Know If My Toothache Is Serious?
added on: February 9, 2024

How Do I Know If My Toothache Is Serious? February 9th is Toothache Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of dental health and the prevention of toothaches. While occasional tooth sensitivity is common, it’s essential to recognize when a toothache may indicate a more serious… Read More…


What is a Root Canal?
added on: January 12, 2024

The term “root canal” often elicits a sense of fear and discomfort for many people. Your dentist in Rochester understands. However, understanding what a root canal is, why someone may need one, and the perceived associated pain can demystify the procedure and help individuals make informed decisions about their dental health. … Read More…


5 Dental Resolutions for a Healthier Smiler in 2024
added on: January 5, 2024

As the calendar turns its pages to a new year, it’s the perfect time to reflect on our habits and make resolutions for positive changes. While many resolutions focus on fitness, wellness, and health, let’s not forget about the importance of oral health. After all, a healthy smile can contribute… Read More…


Common Causes of Bad Breath and How to Tackle Them
added on: December 22, 2023

Bad breath, or halitosis, can be a cause of concern. While it’s not uncommon for people to experience occasional bad breath, persistent issues may indicate an underlying problem and require a visit to your dentist in Rochester. But what exactly causes bad breath and how can you address it? Poor… Read More…


Exploring the Impact of Cold and Flu on Oral Health
added on: December 14, 2023

As the chilly winds of winter sweep in, so does the dreaded season of colds and the flu. While most of us are familiar with the typical symptoms – runny noses, coughs, and fatigue – few may realize the significant impact these illnesses can have on our oral health. The… Read More…


Celebrating Flossing Day for a Healthier Smile
added on: November 22, 2023

Every year on the fourth Friday in November, your dentist in Rochester, dental hygiene enthusiasts, and health-conscious individuals around the United States come together to celebrate Flossing Day. The seemingly mundane act of flossing might not have the same flair as other holidays, but it’s a day that plays a… Read More…


Mouth Cancer Action Month
added on: November 9, 2023

November is a special month dedicated to creating awareness about mouth cancer, a condition that affects thousands of lives worldwide. Mouth Cancer Action Month, an initiative led by the Mouth Cancer Foundation plays a pivotal role in educating people about the risk factors, early detection, and prevention of this deadly… Read More…


Does Purple Toothpaste Really Work? 
added on: October 27, 2023

As if there weren’t already enough toothpaste options to choose from, there’s now a relatively new addition to consider. In recent years, thanks to the help of social media, a new player has entered the dental hygiene scene – purple toothpaste. Claiming to offer a host of benefits, most notably… Read More…


Is Gum Recession Reversible? 
added on: September 12, 2023

Gum recession, also known as gingival recession, is a common dental concern that many people face. It occurs when the gum tissue surrounding the teeth wears away or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth’s root. Gum recession can be distressing, and many patients want to know whether or not… Read More…


Why Do I Keep Biting My Cheeks?
added on: September 1, 2023

We’ve all experienced that familiar and uncomfortable sensation of a sudden sharp pain when you accidentally bite down on the inside of your cheek. It’s an annoyance we often dismiss as a mere accident, but if you find yourself frequently biting your cheeks, there might be more to it than… Read More…


Can Dental Problems Contribute To Headaches And Migraines?
added on: August 30, 2023

People who get a lot of headaches or have chronic migraines may be surprised to learn that a dental problem may be to blame. In fact, these two seemingly unrelated ailments can have a significant impact on each other, and recent research suggests that there may be a strong connection… Read More…


What Are The Risks of Teeth Grinding? 
added on: August 9, 2023

Teeth grinding, also known as bruxism, affects many people. Oftentimes individuals may not even realize they’re doing it. However, while tooth grinding may seem like a relatively harmless habit, your dentist in Rochester wants you to know that it could actually put your dental health at risk. Understanding Bruxism Teeth grinding,… Read More…


Do Certain People Get Cavities Easier?
added on: July 12, 2023

Have you ever had a friend or relative who has never had a cavity when you’ve had several? That seems unfair. Annoying. Frustrating. But there may actually be several reasons why some people seem to get cavities easier than others. If you’re wondering why you’ve needed to get a cavity… Read More…


How Do You Keep a Senior’s Teeth Healthy?
added on: July 5, 2023

Taking care of a senior’s teeth can be challenging. After all, seniors may face unique challenges in maintaining their oral health due to factors such as medication side effects, medical conditions, and physical limitations. However, with proper care and attention, seniors can keep their teeth healthy and maintain a confident… Read More…


Pros and Cons of Teeth Whitening
added on: June 29, 2023

Your dentist in Rochester understands that having a bright, white smile is an important quality for many. That’s why we offer teeth whitening services to help you achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. But there are pros and cons of teeth whitening, so let’s take a closer look at what to… Read More…


8 Ways to Manage Dental Anxiety
added on: June 15, 2023

Believe it or not, your dentist in Rochester understands that a dental visit can be a stressful and anxiety-provoking experience for some patients. However, avoiding dental visits altogether can lead to more serious dental problems down the line. That’s why we offer techniques and strategies to help you manage dental anxiety… Read More…


What Is a Bad Bite? 
added on: April 20, 2023

You may have heard your dentist in Rochester talk to you about your bite. But what exactly are they talking about? What’s the difference between a good bite and a bad bite? Why does your bite even matter? Let’s take a look.  All About Your Bite  When your dentist in… Read More…


Tooth Troubles Related to Stress
added on: April 7, 2023

April is National Stress Awareness Month, and its mission is to raise awareness of the negative health impacts of prolonged stress. While many of the effects of long-term stress are well known, including heart disease, gastrointestinal problems, obesity, and difficulty in managing diabetes, your dentist in Rochester wants to raise awareness… Read More…


World Oral Health Day 2023
added on: March 20, 2023

Each and every year on March 20th, the FDI World Dental Federation sponsors World Oral Health Day with the mission of “empowering people with the knowledge, tools, and confidence to secure good oral health.” Oral health is often considered secondary to overall health, but the truth is, oral health diseases… Read More…


Gum Disease & Gastrointestinal Cancers
added on: March 2, 2023

According to the CDC, nearly 50% of adults over the age of 30 have some form of gum disease, and your dentist in Rochester wants you to know that this is nothing to take lightly. Gum disease is a serious condition that has been connected to an increased risk of… Read More…


How Do You Find the Best Dentist in Rochester? 
added on: February 22, 2023

Dental checkups every six months are a necessary part of keeping your mouth and teeth healthy, so you want to make sure to find the right dentist. But with so many options to choose from, how do you find the best dentist in Rochester for you? Well, it depends on… Read More…


2023 National Children’s Dental Health Month
added on: February 10, 2023

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, a public health event brought to us by the American Dental Association (ADA). The purpose of this month-long celebration is to bring parents, caregivers, teachers, and healthcare providers like your dentist in Rochester together to raise awareness of the importance of proper oral hygiene… Read More…


Can You Feel If You Have a Cavity? 
added on: January 26, 2023

Even though teeth are super strong, they are still susceptible to damage. Tooth decay is one of the most common ailments in adults and children. So much so that the CDC estimates that about 90% of U.S. adults over 20 have had a cavity in their lifetime. While many people… Read More…


What is Cosmetic Dentistry? 
added on: January 13, 2023

Cosmetic dentistry is a form of dental care that’s focused on not only improving the look of someone’s smile but also functionality. Cosmetic dentistry treatments can help teeth look whiter, straighter, or more balanced. Depending on your wants and needs, your dentist in Rochester can find the best cosmetic dentistry treatment… Read More…


What to Expect at Your Dental Visit
added on: December 24, 2022

Maintaining regular visits to your dentist in Rochester is a crucial part of having a healthy mouth and bright white teeth. In fact, the American Dental Association recommends seeing your dentist every six months. However, we understand that some patients may be worried or anxious about their visits, especially if they… Read More…


How Can I Stop My Teeth From Staining? 
added on: December 9, 2022

If you’re embarrassed by your teeth, you’re not alone. More than 50% of Americans are insecure about their teeth. This may mean that you cover your mouth when you laugh or smile without your teeth showing in photographs. A lot of the time, smile insecurity is due to the color… Read More…


What Are The Risks of Whitening Strips? 
added on: November 27, 2022

Everyday things such as coffee, wine, and even spaghetti sauce can take a once bright, white smile and transform it into something discolored. If you were once used to brilliant white teeth and find yourself staring into the mirror and wondering when your teeth went from dazzling to dull, you’re… Read More…


How Does Smoking Affect Teeth? 
added on: November 27, 2022

The Great American Smokeout is held annually on the third Thursday in November. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society, this event aims to help current smokers make a plan to quit, once and for all. As we all know, smoking can affect overall health such as the heart and lungs…. Read More…


How Can You Fix Pointy Teeth? 
added on: October 21, 2022

Pointy canine teeth may be a good look for a vampire. But if you’re one of the many people whose canines are pointier than you’d like, we want you to know that there are various ways that your dentist in Rochester can use cosmetic dentistry techniques to reshape your teeth and… Read More…


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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


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 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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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 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…


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


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…


Do Electric Toothbrushes Clean Better Than Regular Toothbrushes?
added on: July 11, 2018
toothbrushes

With all the hype surrounding electric toothbrushes lately, the team at our dental office in Rochester wanted to take the opportunity to talk to our neighbors about what’s true about those claims of a superior clean, as well as provide a few pros and cons to both electric toothbrushes and… Read More…


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