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Middle-Aged Americans Experiencing Troubled Teeth

A new national poll shows that one in three Americans aged 50 to 64 years old are embarrassed by the condition of their teeth. In addition, they report dental issues have caused them problems and/or pain over the course of the last two years.   Problems accessing or paying for dental care are not new […]


5 Reasons for a Toothache

The second you feel a twinge of pain when you bite into something, panic sets in. The first thing that comes to mind is a big needle and a drill filling the cavity you’re already convinced you have. The good news is not every toothache means you have a cavity. Take a deep breath, relax […]


How to Achieve Whiter Teeth Naturally

In a culture of quick fixes, it’s easy to find an instant solution to something like stained or yellowing teeth. For some, the chemicals and harsh side effects of instant-whitening products are a serious downside. Fortunately there are natural ways to improve the color of your teeth without resorting to chemicals:    Flossing  It might […]


Green Tea Extract Could Help Treat Tooth Sensitivity

A cup of hot green tea can be both relaxing and refreshing, but for those with sensitive teeth it can be painful. Now, new research published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces suggests that an extract from the green tea itself could help treat that dental sensitivity.   Dentin Hypersensitivity: Why It Happens The […]


Research Explains Why Diabetes Patients Are Vulnerable to Gum Disease

Dentists, doctors and medical researchers have known for years that a link exists between diabetes and periodontitis, or gum disease, but they’ve struggled with pinpointing the exact origin of the connection. New research indicates that the connection has to do with changes in the oral microbiome (the collection of bacteria and other microbes that live […]


This 10-Second Toothbrush Has the Internet in an Uproar

A super-fast, fully automatic toothbrush called the Amabrush is creating a stir on Kickstarter. Amabrush’s campaign raised more than 3 million Euros, far surpassing the original goal of 50,000 Euros. So what has people so excited?   The Amabrush comes in three parts: the mouthpiece, the hand piece and the toothpaste capsules. The mouthpiece contains […]


Are You Sick of Coffee Staining Your Teeth?

Some of us can’t wake up all the way until we’ve had a nice, fresh cup of coffee. But while many of us love the aroma and taste, we don’t love the stain and discoloring it causes on our teeth.   Coffee Stains on Teeth There are two types of stains when it comes to […]


Treating Jaw Joint Pain

Many patients suffer from joint and muscle pain. Dr. Pappas has spent over 20 years of his career learning and perfecting ways to help alleviate this pain. Using a combination of neuromuscular dentistry and centric relation dentistry, Dr. Pappas helps patients achieve a better bite and, in turn, decreases their discomfort and TMJ-related pain.   […]


Say Goodbye to Tetracycline Stains

One of the things many people worry about most when it comes to their smile is the color. Thanks to advances in dental medicine, it has never been easier to whiten your teeth. In fact, there are so many options that it often leaves people overwhelmed by which is best. For those that suffer from […]


Why Teens Should Be Skipping the Sports Drinks

It looks healthier so it must be right? That’s the idea that many children and adults have when it comes to sports drinks. While just about everyone now knows that water is best, many believe sports drinks come in at a close second. But sadly, that’s just not the case. In fact, some sports drinks […]


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