Does Brushing Your Teeth Make You Gag?

Does Brushing Your Teeth Make You Gag?

We all know it’s important to brush and floss our teeth consistently – but what if brushing makes you gag? The gag reflex is at best annoying and unhelpful, and at worst can prevent you from thoroughly and consistently brushing your teeth. This struggle is more common...
How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Fearing the dentist is extremely common. If you haven’t been to the dentist for a while (and this is true for many people in a COVID world) or you dread the experience every time you go, this blog is for you. We want to set your mind at ease and provide some tips that...
What is the Most Effective Way to Whiten My Teeth?

What is the Most Effective Way to Whiten My Teeth?

Garrison Keillor once said, “In California, virtually everyone has had their teeth whitened. If they all smiled at once, they would give us a headache!” We all want those perfect pearly whites, but what is the best and safest way to whiten your teeth? Teeth whiteness...
How to Build Better Oral Health Habits With Ease

How to Build Better Oral Health Habits With Ease

It might not surprise you to hear that we dentists think and talk a lot about habits.  You can’t have healthy teeth that last a lifetime by caring for them once in a while, or by starting a week before your bi-annual dental appointment (yes, we can tell you started...
Are You Overbrushing? How to Tell and How to Stop

Are You Overbrushing? How to Tell and How to Stop

If you’re reading this, you probably already suspect you’re overbrushing! Over-brushing can cause long-term sensitivity and gum recession over time, so it’s important to be gentle. When it comes to brushing away plaque, opt for style over strength. Here are some...