Jeanne Mathews, DDS Joins Inspire Dental Group

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Amherst, NY – Inspire Dental Group, a multi-specialty dental practice with offices in Amherst, West Seneca and downtown Buffalo, announces the addition of Jeanne Mathews, DDS to the practice. Dr. Mathews, who practices general dentistry, will see patients at Inspire’s Amherst office, located at 4330 Maple Road. “Dr. Mathews is a true Buffalonian who shares […]

Sink Your Teeth Into This: Why Flossing Might Brighten your Mind, Heart and your Smile

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Would you believe that neglecting your teeth could increase your risk for depression and heart disease? Poor oral hygiene can cause inflammation, the body’s natural response to infection and bacteria. Acute inflammation helps defend against invaders, but when the body is constantly in overdrive, long-lasting inflammation can cause more serious health conditions. In fact, inflammation […]

Eliminate Tough Dental Stains with Professional Teeth Whitening

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Teeth whitening has become one of the most common and effective cosmetic dental enhancements available that can produce amazing results over a brief period of time. A very effective form of teeth whitening comes from your cosmetic dentist. That is because your dentist has access to the most powerful whitening agents available providing you with […]

Finally! A Braces-Friendly Soft Pretzel Recipe

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Our orthodontics hygienist, Amy, knows that patients with braces still want to enjoy some tasty snacks even though hard and crunchy foods are off limits. Try this recipe to satisfy your pretzel craving! Remember breakages can prolong your time in braces so stick to braces friendly recipes like these!   Ingredients 1 1/2 cups warm […]

Subtle Straightening with Invisalign

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Invisalign clear aligners provide the means to straight teeth without obtrusive braces. And straight teeth help the patient in many ways besides providing a stunning smile. Advantages of straight teeth are many; but crooked teeth can lead to problems including: An unhealthy smile – crooked, misshapen teeth allow areas for plaque to build. Daily oral […]

Dental Health Tips for Reluctant Children

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Some children are particularly reluctant to even brush and floss their teeth every day, let alone see a dentist on a regular basis. Yet, their parents often want to overcome this resistance so that their children don’t develop preventable oral health issues. These suggestions may help you to get your child to become more accepting […]

Orthodontic Treatment for Your Overall Health

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For many patients, the primary motivation for pursuing orthodontic treatment is a desire to improve the smile’s appearance. However, when you get braces to straighten your smile, your overall wellness is likely to benefit, as well. A collaborative relationship with an orthodontist will put you on the path to a healthier, more beautiful smile. Your […]

Dental Myths that Could be Damaging Your Teeth

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We can do many things to keep teeth and gums healthy. Daily brushing and flossing coupled with visits to the dentist every six months are primary tools at the base of great oral care. Although this is general knowledge, there are other facts that may be misleading affecting how we care for our teeth and […]

Harmful Dental Habits to Avoid

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Are your everyday behaviors affecting your dental health? Do you neglect seeing the dentist for routine checkups and cleanings? Many patients are surprised to learn that certain behaviors negatively affect their oral health. Whether it is chewing on ice cubes or foregoing a routine cleaning, you could be putting your oral health at risk. We […]