Why All Veneers Are Not the Same

If you’ve ever felt insecure about your smile or had a tooth imperfection that you wanted to change, you may have thought about dental veneers. But have you ever thought about which type of veneer is right for your smile? Most dentists create veneers using porcelain, but not all porcelain veneers are the same. What…

Digital Radiographs VS. Film

Everyone who has visited the dentist is familiar with x-rays. X-rays are a diagnostic tool your dentist uses to detect cavities and other dental issues. But have you ever wondered about the type of x-rays your dentist takes or what technology is behind those black and white images of your teeth? What about the differences…

Why Choose a Kois Mentor?

You may have seen the phrase “Kois Mentor” mentioned while you were looking for a dentist, but have you ever wondered what it means or what added benefits come with choosing a Kois Mentor as your dentist? What is a Kois Mentor? The Kois Center, created and inspired by Dr. John Kois, provides continuing education…

How Long Will My Dentistry Last?

We live in a disposable world. Cell phones only last two years before they’re hopelessly out-of-date. Computers need to be updated at least every five years. With constantly evolving technology, very few things today are built to last. While our advancements and innovations excite us, our long-term investments can feel discouraging. Luckily, your dental work…

Why Does Periodontal Care Matter?

As you go about your day-to-day life, you may not give your gums much thought. Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is so common that it might not seem like a big deal. You might not realize that your gum health can have a huge impact on your overall health. But did you know that periodontal…

What Difference Can Sedation Dentistry Make for Me?

If you’ve visited the dentist for a procedure or treatment, you’ve probably been asked whether or not you’d like nitrous oxide before the procedure begins. You may not realize that nitrous oxide, or laughing gas, is just one type of sedation dentistry available, and that sedation dentistry, as a whole, can make a profound difference…

Bottled Water Linked to Tooth Decay

We are very interested in keeping the mouth environment as neutral as possible. When we consume acidic food and drink it creates an environment more conducive to decay. Who would think that bottled water could be a contributing offender? The pH chart below is informative; please feel free to share it with family and friends.…