Signs of Gum Disease: How to Identify Symptoms & Prevent

Signs of Gum Disease: How to Identify Symptoms & Prevent

Signs of Gum Disease: How to Identify Symptoms & Prevent Gum disease is not only uncomfortable and worrisome — it can lead to serious issues if left untreated. Here’s how to recognize the symptoms of gum disease, how to prevent it, and what happens if it’s left to...

Swollen Gums:  Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Swollen Gums: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Swollen gums can be a minor problem, or it can indicate a much more serious issue. Let’s take a look at the causes of swollen gums, why it happens, how to prevent it, and why you need to visit a dentist on a regular basis. Cause of Swollen Gums There are a number of...

Back To School Dental Checklist

Back To School Dental Checklist

As the summer starts to wind down and the days get shorter, parents’ thoughts turn to back-to-school season. They make lists of supplies they need to purchase, see if backpacks can last one more year, and shop for school clothes that will stay clean for approximately...

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...