New Year, New Habits, Healthier Smile
added on: January 14, 2021

The end of 2020 was a time for us to put the year behind us and give us hope for a better, healthier new year. As we embark on this new calendar year, many of us have made resolutions to ourselves or our families to get healthy or quit long-time… Read More…


Kissing & Oral Health
added on: December 11, 2020

Kissing our loved ones is probably one of the best ways to show them that we care. But did you know that kissing can help us in other ways, too? Sharing a smooch can release endorphins in our brains and make us feel happier. It can also exercise our facial… Read More…


What’s the Difference Between Plaque and Tartar? 
added on: November 19, 2020

It’s not uncommon to hear your dentist in Martinsburg toss around the words ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ almost interchangeably. In fact, we’ve realized that this could cause some confusion, and as always, we want to help our patients understand the difference between the two. Join us as we take a look… Read More…


Easy Things to Eat After Dental Treatment
added on: October 22, 2020

What we eat not only affects our overall health but our oral health, too. It’s important to eat well-balanced meals, limit the sugary snacks, and choose fresh fruits and veggies whenever possible. But what exactly do you eat after dental treatment? You can’t chomp on a crunchy carrot very easily… Read More…


Risks of Oral Piercings
added on: July 13, 2020
man with piercing

Piercings of all kinds are popular, especially among adolescents, and can help people feel a sense of individuality or self-expression. Plus, they tend to have the connotation of being cool or trendy. However, when it comes to oral piercings such as tongue or lip piercings, they also come with a… Read More…


4 Causes of Gum Pain
added on: June 18, 2020
man checks his gums

Many people think that it’s normal for gums to hurt or bleed during brushing or flossing. However, that’s a pretty big misconception. Whenever your gums bleed or are painful, whether this occurs while brushing or not, it’s usually a sign that you should see your dentist in Martinsburg. Even though… Read More…


Don’t Forget to Brush Your Tongue!
added on: February 18, 2020
tongue scraper

When we talk about a proper oral hygiene routine (and we sure do talk about it a lot!), we often put most of the focus on caring for your teeth. While brushing and flossing your teeth are important parts of maintaining a healthy mouth, there’s one part of your hygiene… Read More…


How Does Vaping Affect Oral Health?
added on: August 19, 2019
e-cig

By now you’ve probably heard of the relatively recent rise in the popularity of vaping as an alternative to traditional smoking. You’ve probably heard that this new craze isn’t as safe as you may have originally thought. New research suggests that vaping has a direct correlation to an increased risk… Read More…


Different Types of Dental Floss
added on: July 23, 2019
dental floss

When it comes to great oral health, you’ll often hear your dentist in Martinsburg talk a lot about proper brushing and the importance of doing it every day. But there’s a good chance your dental team also talks to you about why you should be flossing every day. And with… Read More…


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