The Hidden Sugars In Our Food

WHEN WE THINK OF SUGARY FOOD, we usually picture things like candy, cake, pie, ice cream, and soda, but there is sugar hiding in many of the foods we buy at the grocery store — even foods we don’t think of as sweet! This is bad news for our oral health,... Read more »

Time’s Running Out On Insurance Benefits!

  ANOTHER YEAR IS COMING to a close, and that means another year of insurance benefits is about to expire. If you haven’t taken advantage of your dental insurance yet, that’s okay, but the year is almost over, so the time to use them is now. To help you prepare, we’ve... Read more »

Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth

HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food... Read more »

The Big Scoop On Tooth Sensitivity

  DO YOU GET a painful jolt through your teeth every time you try to enjoy a bite of ice cream or a sip of fresh coffee? If you do, then you’re familiar with the woes of tooth sensitivity, and you’re not alone. More than half of adults between the ages of 20... Read more »

Taking Your Time Will Help You Remove Something Stuck Between Your Teeth

Food, debris, and fibers can easily become stuck in your teeth from eating seeds, crunchy snacks, or tough foods like beef jerky. At the same time, if you have a bad habit of nibbling on pens, pencils or other foreign objects a piece could break off and become lodged between... Read more »

A Complete Denture Needs to Be Cleaned Regularly

Your new complete denture was designed by Dr. Mike A. Musso and the dental specialists at Musso Family Dentistry to replace the basic oral function of your missing teeth. Even though the removable dental appliance is composed of materials that will not suffer from cavities, it will still need daily... Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry and Its Effect on Your Dental Health

Not all cosmetic dentistry procedures are crafted to simply improve the look of your smile. Some can vastly enhance its function as well. Are you familiar with cosmetic dentistry and the effect on your smile? The basics of cosmetic dentistry include the following: If you are simply looking to brighten... Read more »

Tips for Maintaining a White Smile After Dental Bleaching

Minor surface stains from dark beverages or tobacco can easily adhere to the surfaces of your teeth. If they’re not removed from the teeth in your smile, it can cause significant dental stains. In many of these situations, the whitening products sold in stores will not be strong enough to... Read more »

The Home and Professional Treatments to Help Relieve Sensitive Teeth

Do you avoid taking your dates out to ice cream because the thought of the cold, creamy dessert touching your teeth makes you cringe? If so, you most likely suffer from tooth sensitivity. However, there is no need to fret. Fortunately, there are many treatments available that can help you... Read more »

You Will Need to Take Additional Measures to Maintain a Professionally Whitened Smile

If they’re not removed on a daily basis, surface stains on your teeth can gradually start to penetrate deep into the microscopic pores of your tooth enamel. When this occurs, it can become increasingly difficult to whiten your smile with store-bought oral hygiene products. To fully restore your once white... Read more »