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Category: Dental Care

How Often Should I Visit My Dentist?

Posted January 17, 2016

Another year, another dental checkup. The average person is sitting in the dentist’s chair annually. However, what some people may not know is that a yearly cleaning and dental checkup may not be enough. The frequency of dentist visits necessary will differ based upon a person’s habits and health history. Oral Health and Overall Health […]

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Are Bad Teeth Hereditary?

Posted November 12, 2015

“Brush your teeth” and “floss more often” are the two phrases that most people expect to hear when they sit in the dentist’s chair. Yet, while some people have poor oral hygiene habits and rarely get cavities, others take excellent care of their teeth and still get cavities and gum disease. Good oral hygiene care […]

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Oral Health for Overall Health

Posted October 30, 2015

If you’re like most people, you probably think that brushing and flossing are just for keeping those pearly whites healthy and beautiful. However, did you know that your oral health can affect the health of the rest of your body? Your mouth is an entryway into your body, so problems in your mouth can easily […]

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The Secret Effects of Your Juice Cleanse

Posted October 01, 2015

Many people who have tried to juice for several days in a row have probably learned of ways to make their vegetable juice taste better. Juice that is primarily green (meaning that all the vegetables used are green vegetables) is typically very “earthy” in flavor, which can be difficult to get used to. A popular […]

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The DOs and DON’Ts for a Hollywood Smile

Posted August 28, 2015

Maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile is mostly about how you care for your teeth. If you want to protect your teeth and maintain a Hollywood-worthy smile, it’s important to do what your dentist tells you. Proper dental care is critical for your teeth’s health, for your body’s health, and even for your social status. Hollywood’s […]

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Zoom! (Look Ten Years Younger in One Hour)

Posted May 18, 2015

How to Look Younger with Zoom! Whitening Want to look years younger in just an hour? An influential factor in projecting an attractive and youthful appearance is a nice smile. Yellow or stained teeth can greatly age your smile and your overall appearance. While you may already use toothpaste and strips that contain whitening boosters, […]

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Feel Like a VIP

Posted April 16, 2015

During many office visits, it is common to feel like you are just ANOTHER patient to your doctor. Dr. Kevin Sands wants to change that. He believes that every patient walking through his door should receive the most personalized and attentive care possible. He hopes every patient he sees feels like they matter because they […]

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Do You Fear the Dentist?

Posted February 19, 2015

Afraid of the Dentist? If you’re fearful of dental visits, don’t worry; it’s more common than you think. In fact, research done by a Harvard study shows that 13 to 24 percent of all people have a phobia of the dentist. However, to help you ensure that you maintain a healthy mouth and a great smile, it’s important […]

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How to Strengthen Teeth

Posted November 28, 2014

Even though tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, it can demineralize over time. Demineralization weakens the enamel and can lead to cavities, chips in the teeth, and tooth sensitivity. To strengthen your teeth, simply follow these seven steps: 1. Mind your diet The bacteria that cause cavities feed off of the sugar […]

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How to Floss Correctly

Posted November 21, 2014

“Have you been flossing?” This is a question you’ve probably been asked many times at your regular dental visits, and for good reasons. Flossing is very important to maintaining oral health because it removes plaque and bacteria that a toothbrush cannot reach. This is common knowledge, yet so few people floss on a regular basis. […]

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