Understanding Dental Anxiety

Do you ever feel nervous or anxious before or during a dental visit? You may be experiencing dental anxiety or dental phobia. If you are experiencing dental anxiety, you are not alone. People can develop these anxieties and phobias for a variety of reasons. Dr. Condie, Dr. Tuft and our... Read more »

Bad Breath Causes to Be Aware Of

Bad breath is something that no one enjoys having, but that everyone has from time to time. If you often suffer from bad breath, you may want to determine what’s causing it so that you can fight and prevent bad breath in the future. There is an assortment of things... Read more »

An Athlete With Traditional Braces Might Need a Custom Mouth Guard

Many schools and athletic clubs require a protective mouth guard for individuals participating in rigorous activities and contact sports. Yet many of the stock mouth guards available at the retail level fit uncomfortably in the mouth and some can lead to breathing issues. At the same time many of these... Read more »

Do you Need an Implant or Crown?

Missing or damaged teeth cause a lot of problems, not only for your smile but for your oral health as well. Damaged teeth can become infected, quickly leading to a whole host of other problems. On top of that, you’re less likely to smile in social situations if you have... Read more »

Root Canal Treatment: The Way to a Restored Oral Health

You deserve a strong and healthy smile. Unfortunately, there are many things in this world that can attack and damage your teeth. When your teeth become severely impaired, root canal treatment is there to save the day. Typically, root canal treatment is necessary when a tooth is so damaged, decayed... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of a Dental Checkup?

If you’re curious to know why your dentists, Dr. Jared Condie and Dr. Brian Tuft, strongly recommend getting a dental checkup every six months, then you’re about to find out. Our dental team is more than happy to tell you all about the benefits involved in a dental checkup. There... Read more »

Choosing a Mouthwash

Although it is no substitute for brushing and flossing, using mouthwash is a great addition to your oral health care routine. Mouthwash can freshen breath and antiseptic mouthwash can help in cleaning your mouth. There are basically two types of mouthwash: cosmetic and therapeutic. Cosmetic mouthwashes have no medicinal value.... Read more »

Clean Your Tongue for a Healthy Mouth

You may not know it (and you may not want to know it), but your tongue is home to millions of bacteria. That bacteria can cause bad breath and other health problems for your mouth. It’s a not a very pretty picture. Fortunately, there is an easy way to fight... Read more »

What Is Causing Your Mouth to Feel Dry Constantly?

The causes of chronic dry mouth are numerous, but identifying the source of your dry mouth problems goes a long way in helping you to handle the situation. It’s important to treat dry mouth since insufficient saliva production can cause persistent bad breath and put your smile more at risk... Read more »

When Is It Time to Lose Your Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the last of your molars that erupt in the very back of your smile, typically between the time of your late teens to mid twenties. Dental X-rays notify the dentist of the circumstances of your wisdom teeth, whether they need to be removed and when. The time... Read more »