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Does Your Mouth Heal After You Stop Smoking? 
added on: November 22, 2021

If you’re trying to quit smoking, you may wonder if your oral health will improve as a result. The good news is that, yes, your teeth and mouth will likely get better. In this blog, your dentist in West Townsend tells you what to expect when you stop smoking and how… Read More…


Is It Bad to Kiss Someone With Cavities?
added on: October 29, 2021
kissing older couple

When it comes to kissing, it may be easy to tell if someone has bad breath, and you’d rather opt for a cheek kiss instead of locking lips. However, it’s not as easy to tell if someone has a cavity. But should you care if your smooching partner has cavities?… Read More…


When Do Dental Benefits Expire?
added on: October 25, 2021

Your dental insurance policy probably has a limited amount of time until it expires, which means you’re going to want to make sure you use your benefits with your dentist in West Townsend before they’re gone forever. Each insurance has different time frames for when the policies expire, so make sure… Read More…


What Should You Avoid After Wisdom Teeth Extraction?
added on: September 30, 2021
man checks his teeth in mirror

Your teeth are an important part of your body, so it’s normal to be concerned about how wisdom teeth extraction will affect you, especially if you’re not used to dental procedures. After having your wisdom teeth removed, it’s important to follow your dentist’s instructions closely so that you can recover… Read More…


What Does Gum Disease Look Like? 
added on: September 17, 2021

Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss in adults in the United States. It can be caused by poor dental hygiene habits, like not brushing and flossing your teeth daily and avoiding regular dental checkups with your dentist in West Townsend. Not only that, but gum disease can… Read More…


5 Ways to Whiter Teeth
added on: August 31, 2021

Have you been searching for ways to get whiter teeth? Do you feel as though your teeth are stained from all the coffee and wine that you drink? Well, the good news is, there are plenty of ways to reverse staining to get whiter teeth. In fact, if you follow… Read More…


Got Bad Breath? Here’s What You Need to Know
added on: August 6, 2021
couple eating

What’s the best way to freshen your breath? We’re glad you asked! August 6th is recognized as National Fresh Breath Day, and your dentist in West Townsend wants to take a closer look at what you can do to get that minty freshness all day long, as well as what… Read More…


Is Vaping Better For Your Teeth Than Smoking? 
added on: July 30, 2021

There’s a common misconception that vaping is healthier than smoking. In fact, vaping is often used as a way to try and help smokers quit smoking. But is this method actually safer than traditional cigarettes? Research suggests that it’s not. Many studies have shown that vaping causes similar health concerns… Read More…


“What Happens If I Don’t Brush My Teeth?”
added on: July 19, 2021

Your dentist in West Townsend has always told you that you need to brush your teeth twice a day. But how important is that rule, really? The truth is, it’s pretty important to brush your teeth (and floss them!) every single day, twice a day, for two minutes. Skipping a… Read More…


What To Do If You Lose A Filling
added on: June 29, 2021

Losing a dental filling can be a scary experience, but your dentist in West Townsend wants to remind you not to panic. There are many reasons why a filling can become loose or completely fall out, and it’s important to seek treatment quickly. But other than that, what should you… Read More…


Soda Isn’t The Only Drink That’s Bad For Your Teeth
added on: June 16, 2021

We’ve all heard our dentists talk about how important it is to take it easy on the soda. But did you know that there’s another drink out there that can also harm your teeth? It turns out that the sugar content in sweet sodas isn’t the only thing that concerns… Read More…


What Causes Sudden Tooth Discoloration? 
added on: May 26, 2021

Tooth staining can seem to happen overnight, but chances are, something has been introduced to your teeth over time that slowly darkened your teeth. With the exception of dental trauma, tooth discoloration is mostly caused by repeated exposure to staining ingredients or because of something health-related. So what can you… Read More…


Allergies & Cavities
added on: May 19, 2021

Pollen counts are high, eyes are itchy, noses are drippy, and sinuses everywhere are stuffy. It’s allergy season, and even though allergies don’t directly cause cavities, allergies can still be concerning for your dentist in West Townsend. In fact, the way our bodies react to allergens can put us at… Read More…


Can Acid Reflux Make Your Teeth Hurt? 
added on: April 30, 2021

Almost all of us are familiar with the discomfort and pain associated with acid reflux, also known as GERD, or commonly described as indigestion or heartburn. But can something that originates in the stomach and affects digestion also make your teeth hurt? Your dentist in West Townsend is here to… Read More…


3 Tips for a Picture-Perfect (or Zoom-Perfect) Smile
added on: April 20, 2021

As much of the world has transitioned from in-person meetings to Zoom meetings, people have all of a sudden started looking at themselves way more than they ever did before. While video meetings such as Zoom can be a great help in today’s confusing world, it can be uncomfortable staring… Read More…


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