Wisdom Teeth FAQ

January 23, 2018

Wisdom teeth or third molars are the final set of molars that can begin to erupt around age 17.  Some people have wisdom teeth that don’t ever erupt and some are lucky to only have one or two wisdom teeth, not all four. Continue reading to learn the answers to the Top 5 questions we receive regarding wisdom teeth. 1.) When should I get my wisdom teeth removed? Third molars typically erupt between ages 17 and 21. This is usually an ideal time to have your wisdom teeth extracted, whether they are erupting or not. Removing them at this point … Read More


Laser Dentistry

December 13, 2017

Lasers have been in the dental field for some time now, but over the last couple of years have really become a popular topic. More dental offices are starting to see the benefits lasers can provide to their patients and instead of a cool tech fad, they are slowly becoming the standard of care. Patients are usually unsure of what services lasers can provide, and it is our job to inform you. Lasers can be utilized by both dentists and dental hygienists to bring the best care to our patients. Below we’ve outlined a few of the main functions of … Read More


It’s that time of year we get to celebrate love, happiness, and our friends and family. Here are some of our favorite activities and traditions to do during the holiday season!


Why are my Teeth Sensitive?

December 2, 2017

  Ever wonder why your teeth are sensitive when you eat ice cream? Tooth sensitivity is quite common for adults in the United States. The most common cause of sensitivity is called dentinal hypersensitivity. The crown of a tooth is covered in enamel and the root is covered in cementum. Beneath both the enamel and the cementum is the dentin. If the enamel or cementum is worn away or eroded, the dentin becomes exposed. The pain, then, travels to the nerve of the tooth causing sensitivity to arise. Gum recession can often expose the root surface of teeth leading to … Read More


  Heading out of town for the winter? Or simply wanting to schedule before you get preoccupied with the holiday festivities? Fall is a great time to catch up on dental treatment before your insurance plan renews. Dental benefits are designed to provide you with assistance in paying for your dental care and maintaining a healthy smile.  If you have dental benefits, you want to make sure you are best utilizing your plan for your individual oral health needs. Here are a few tips to help you maximize your dental benefits; reducing out of pocket dental expenses. Use your dental … Read More