Smiles that Spark Joy

We are here to help you with the smile that will spark joy in your life.


With the “KonMarie” movement, so many people are finding joy and peace.

Marie Kondo is a best selling author who has helped people get organized. She has her clients pull everything out and hold each item one by one. If an item sparks joy, keep it. If not, don’t. With the remaining items, she helps with where and how to keep them. Organizing offices and homes has such a positive effect not only on the physical environment of work and home life, but it helps the guests on her new Netflix show, Tidying Up … Read the rest

In House Dental Insurance

Tired of dealing with your dental insurance?

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We have found that many patients are wanting to cut the ties of dealing with a middle man. Dental insurance companies have one goal: to make money. They deny everything they can and offer only the minimum coverage to you. The plans often include an exam or two, two free preventative cleanings, a set of x-rays, and that’s about it although you pay monthly. They may discount other dental treatment at various percentages off. You can usually count on them expecting you to pay a deductible of at least $50 before extending that token discount to you. … Read the rest

local family dentist

Dentist Shopping? Your Local Family Dentist is a Great Choice

Searching for a dentist is a lot different than picking the next restaurant you dine at. Dental care is important and vital to your health, so you don’t want to blindfold yourself and point to a random care provider from a list your insurance company gives you. Also, while a “big box” national dental franchise may seem like an easy way to go, there are plenty of reasons why your local family dentist is a fantastic choice for your dental care.

Personalized Care

Unlike a corporate dental clinic, a local family dentist can give you a high level of personalized care. Your dentist and his/her staff will know you and Read the rest

Emergency Dental Services

The Most Common Dental Emergencies and What to Do About Them

You never know when a dental crisis will strike. Even patients who practice good oral hygiene may find themselves in a dental emergency without warning. If something happens to your teeth, keep calm and follow these instructions for the most common dental emergencies.

An Adult Tooth Falls Out

There are multiple reasons why an adult tooth falls out, ranging from trauma to the tooth to extensive decay. When your adult tooth falls out, take these steps to secure it:

  • Only touch the crown to reduce damage to the root of the tooth.
  • Do not wash the tooth with soap; try to rinse it off with saliva or milk instead.
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Emergency Dentist Provides Relief From Tooth Pain

Simple Oral Hygiene Instructions and Tips for Adults

Recent figures report that almost half of all Americans over age 30 show signs of gum disease, and more than 90 percent of adults have some level of tooth decay. Those are two very good reasons to keep your mouth healthy and happy. And it goes without saying that oral hygiene starts with brushing your teeth two times a day, but it shouldn’t end there. Check out our tips for always taking care of your teeth, even when you don’t have a toothbrush handy.

1. Successful brushing is in the details.

We all know the standard — brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day. However, all brushes … Read the rest

How to Clean and Care for Your Dentures

Dentures are a great option to restore a smile impacted by tooth loss or damage. They give you back your smile and can make eating and speaking easier. It’s important to properly clean and care for your dentures to keep them looking and feeling good for years to come. Just like your natural teeth, your dentures need the proper TLC to stay pearly white and in good shape.

How to clean your dentures

Just like natural teeth, dentures should be cleaned after every meal. Remove the denture and rinse with warm water during the day, and clean your mouth with a soft-bristled toothbrush as well. Brush your dentures at least Read the rest

What You Should Know About Repairing Damaged or Broken Dentures

You know to treat your dentures with care, but even the most cautious person can’t prevent every accident. Sometimes things just break, even dentures. Here is what you should know about repairing damaged or broken dentures.

Stay calm and call your dentist.

Though broken dentures are considered a dental emergency, it’s important not to panic. Your denture repair may be easy to take care of. To find out, you’ll need to see your dentist to determine how significant the damage is. First, call your dentist and explain the damage as best as you can.

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Your dentist will determine the extent of the damages and the best course … Read the rest

5 Things to Know When Getting Adult Braces

Everyone can appreciate a nice smile, both for the personal confidence and the possible health benefits. A big part of a healthy smile is having straight teeth. Unfortunately, the thought of braces for adults causes many people to settle for leaving their mouths the way they are. It doesn’t have to be that way. If you’re an adult considering braces, here are five things you should consider.

1. Do you need braces?
Braces are an important and necessary investment for many adults. Braces can correct crooked or crowded teeth, as well as underbites, overbites and crossbites and help prevent teeth from shifting. To determine if you need braces, you … Read the rest

How Do I Know if I Need Dentures?

You might think that dentures are only for older people, but that isn’t completely true. Tooth loss and dental problems are a fact of life for people of all ages, and dentures may become something you have to deal with sooner than expected.

What Are Dentures?

Let’s start by taking a closer look at dentures. Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that you can remove and put back in as needed. Contrary to popular belief, there is not one single type of dentures. In fact, there is a wide variety of denture types and they can be customized to your unique dental needs. While some people need a full set … Read the rest

Invisalign is a Great Alternative to Braces for Adults

When it comes to getting braces, the first thing that typically comes to mind is teenagers with a bunch of metal in their mouths. However, there are lots of adults that need braces — either for their first time or to correct their teeth shifting after having braces as a kid. Before you cringe at the thought of traditional braces as an adult, learn more about Invisalign, the perfect alternative to braces for adults.

Invisalign Braces for Adults

Invisalign braces are transparent aligners that slowly straighten your teeth over time as your treatment progresses. Unlike traditional braces, you won’t have bulky metal pieces glued to your teeth, so the only … Read the rest

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