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  1. Happy New Year to You and Your Teeth

    close up of two champagne glasses at new years

    2016 is set to wrap up in just a few days and the last big parties of the year are being planned. Many of us will go out and celebrate the end of this tumultuous year at the homes of friends, at local pubs and eateries or just at home watching the ball drop. There…

  2. Your Two Front Teeth

    dr. sherman smiling in front of fish tank

    Do you remember losing that first tooth? Putting the tooth under your pillow and waking up with the hope of money in its place? You loved the tooth fairy and believed. Maybe now you’re the tooth fairy for your kids or grandkids. Having loose teeth as a kid is exciting. It means you’re going to…

  3. Brushing Those Pesky Wisdom Teeth

    happy family with perfect white wisdom teeth

    All too often, we are told by our dentist that our wisdom teeth must come out because they are just too hard to brush properly and keep clean. Although this article is not a cure-all for cleaning hard to reach places in your mouth, here’s a helpful hint. You can reach those teeth that are…

  4. Crowns and Bridges – not just things you wear or cross.

    tooth wearing a crown

    Bridges and crowns are fixed, prosthetic, devices that are cemented onto existing teeth or implants by a dentist. – Crowns are used most commonly to entirely cover or “cap” a damaged tooth or cover an implant. They can strengthen a damaged tooth and can be made to match your natural tooth color, in most instances….

  5. Your Teeth Go With You To Holiday Parties!

    table full of sweet treats at holiday parties

    So, it’s that time of the year. The parties are starting. The holiday office party, the church potluck, all the gatherings at people’s homes and businesses that you have to attend. And at every one, there will be cookies, cake, eggnog, and lots of…   SUGAR. Yes, it’s all yummy and we want you to…

  6. Happy Thanksgiving and Don’t Forget to Brush and Floss!

    happy thanksgiving sign

    From our Breezy Bay family to yours, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving. We have lots to be thankful for this year; our new office, our lovely staff and all our wonderful clients. We know that most of you are going to eat a lot of wonderful food tomorrow and we hope you enjoy…

  7. White Fillings – When are they useful?

    close up of teeth with white fillings

    What is a White Filling? A white filling is a composite filling composed of a tooth-colored plastic and glass mixture used to restore decayed teeth. Composites are also used for cosmetic improvements of the smile by changing the color of the teeth or reshaping disfigured teeth. How is a white filling placed? Following preparation, the…

  8. Your Smile Can Say a Lot

    dr. sherman with wife and son, smile

    Your Smile is your billboard to the world. Have you watched a total makeover show on TV? Make up, hair, clothes are all about appearance but they can only do so much. It’s not about what your wearing on the outside, it’s about how you reflect what you’re feeling on the inside. What about a…

  9. Get Our Latest Blog Posts on Facebook!

    smartphone on a table with facebook application open

    Our new website is now connected to our Facebook page, you can see our blog posts right in your newsfeed!

  10. Toothaches Are No Fun!

    young woman holding cheek suffering from toothaches

    A toothache can really affect your quality of life. Eating, talking and even sleeping can become difficult and painful. No one wants to go to the dentist but avoiding it can cause future problems and more issues with your teeth. Whether you have an infection, a fractured tooth or something just doesn’t feel right, you…