Why Do Dental Professionals Recommend Using a Tongue Scraper?

Tongue scrapers are hand-held tools that clean your tongue and improve your oral health, even though it might not seem like it. In fact, tongue scrapers are quite handy, especially because they provide a myriad of benefits. To help you know a little more about tongue scrapers in , , Dr. and our dental team… Read more »

How to Make Your Child’s Dental Visit Easier for You and Your Child

Our dental team wants your child to have the best dental experience possible. This means we need to work together to help your child feel comfortable in the dental chair. So, to help you help your child, we have some tips and recommendations for you that can help your child have a more successful dental… Read more »

American Dental Association Q&A

You may have seen a logo on your toothpaste container or another oral care product that says “ADA Accepted: American Dental Association”. Your dentist, Dr. Kathleen Tantuco is a member of the ADA. Why do these things matter? You’re about to find out. What is the American Dental Association (ADA)? The ADA is the largest… Read more »

Got an Imperfect Smile? Consider Dental Veneers

Do you like the appearance of your smile? If your answer is “no” because you have imperfect teeth, then it’s time to consider enhancing your smile with dental veneers. Dental veneers are thin, porcelain shells that can cover your teeth and disguise your imperfections. Fortunately, dental veneers can fix many cosmetic imperfections, like broken, discolored,… Read more »

Whitening Toothpastes and Whitening Strips Are Only Effective for Removing Surface Stains

As hard and solid as your teeth appear to be, your tooth enamel is actually riddled with microscopic pores and textures. If you frequently consume dark foods and beverages or use tobacco products, it could cause small, dark particles to adhere to the surfaces of your teeth. If they’re not removed on a timely basis,… Read more »

Gum Disease Poses a Serious Threat to Your Long-Term Oral Health

The inflammation and infection of gum disease threatens the oral health and quality of life of millions of Americans each year. Research conducted by the Centers for Disease Control found that an estimated 64 percent of people over 65 years of age have moderate-to-severe gum disease. However, gum disease problems are not limited to just… Read more »

How Do You Know When to Take Your Child for Their First Dental Visit?

It’s important for parents to keep their children healthy and strong. But did you know that you’ll need to keep your child’s mouth healthy if you’re hoping to help them stay healthy overall? To do so, you’ll have to visit a dentist regularly—but did you know when you should schedule your child’s first appointment? We… Read more »

Prepare for Your Tooth Extraction Recovery Before and After Surgery

Our team at is here to provide you with the highest quality care and treatment options available for your dental profile. If you should find yourself in need of having a tooth pulled, prepare for your tooth extraction recovery before and after surgery. The steps you take in advance can potentially decrease recovery time, improve… Read more »

Guidelines for Oral Health Happiness During the Holidays

From our entire team at , we would like to wish you a happy and joyous holiday season! To continue enjoying a healthy smile, keep practicing safe and effective oral health habits. Following are just a few scenarios to outline some the risks your smile may be facing during the holidays: Question: What else can I… Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Implants

At , we understand that you’re busy, and that saving time is something most people strive to do. Historically, many dental treatments have required two or more visits to complete—but did you know that modern dentistry has made it possible for our team to finish many treatments in a single day? In fact, sometimes, even… Read more »