Root Canal FAQ’s

Root Canal FAQ’s

What is a root canal? A root canal, also called “endodontic treatment”, is used to remove infection from the roots of the tooth and relieve dental pain. It is a very important procedure because it allows us to save your natural teeth so that you can keep them longer!...

Veneers or Crowns:  Which Is Right For Me?

Veneers or Crowns: Which Is Right For Me?

When you have a chipped tooth, you want to get it taken care of as quickly as possible. The good news is that there are few options for doing so. Veneers and crowns are two of the more common options. So the question is, veneers or crowns; which is right for you? The...

Four Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

Four Foods That Can Damage Your Teeth

There are lots of foods that can chip your teeth or damage dental work in your mouth when you eat them. What are some of these problem foods?  Drs. George and Doris Marquis can warn you about some of the biggest culprits when it comes to chipped teeth, loose fillings,...

Teaching Kids to Care for Their Teeth

Teaching Kids to Care for Their Teeth

How to Teach Kids to Care for Their Teeth (and a Little about Why and When, Too) If you’re a parent, you’ve probably tried every type of motivation—reasoning, cajoling, nagging, threatening punishments, even bribery—to get your kids to do things that they just really...

Dental Tips For Healthy Teeth During The Holidays

Dental Tips For Healthy Teeth During The Holidays

The holidays are for family, friends, and fun. However, even when you are having a good time, it is important to still keep your dental health in mind.  This way, you can start the new year with healthy teeth and gums! Consider these dental tips during this holiday...

The Perfect Gift:  A Smile!

The Perfect Gift: A Smile!

The holiday season is often touted as “the best time of the year!” While this is true for many, for some it can be the most difficult. For individuals and families coping with homelessness, in crisis, or dealing with a time of personal hardship, this time of year can...

Tooth Sensitivity Exposed:  Treat It and Beat It

Tooth Sensitivity Exposed: Treat It and Beat It

A breath of crisp winter air, a sip of hot cocoa, a bite out of a sweet candy cane —­­ all of these have two things in common: They remind us of the rapidly approaching holiday season, and though less pleasant, each can also trigger the sharp, unexpected pain...

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Mouth?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Mouth?

What You Need To Know: The Effect Diabetes Has On Oral Health Diabetes affects every aspect of your life. From ensuring your blood sugar is at the right level to keeping up with regular exercise, managing diabetes is no easy task. You must be aware of many...

Use Your Dental Benefits Before the Ball Drops

Use Your Dental Benefits Before the Ball Drops

The weather is finally turning, and you only have a couple of months left to get the most out of your yearly dental insurance. Visiting the dentist may not be on your annual to-do list, but it is key to maintaining optimal oral health. With the holidays — and all of...