1. 7 Benefits of Regular Dental Visits

    7 Benefits of Regular Dental Visits At Sterling Dental Center, we place a heavy emphasis on the importance of regular dental visits. Here are seven reasons you should schedule regular dental checkups. 1- Plaque Buildup Plaque is a sticky substance made up of bacteria and food particles that covers the surface of your teeth. Over time plaque can buildup and turn into tartar. While regular brushing …Read More

  2. Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes

    Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dishes It is hard to believe it is already November! In a few weeks, people will be celebrating one of Americas’ favorite holidays: Thanksgiving. A day dedicated to family and friends, football, and food! Here is a roundup of some of our favorite Thanksgiving dishes. Green Bean Casserole You can’t go wrong with this favorite. The combination of cream of mushroom soup…Read More

  3. 5 Fluoride Myths Explained

    5 Flouride Myths Explained What exactly is Fluoride and how does it work? Is it controversial? There are a lot of myths floating around about fluoride, so Sterling Dental Center wants to set the record straight. Here are five myths we have heard recently. Myth 1: Fluoride doesn’t benefit adults Fluoride protects teeth in both children and adults by making tooth enamel stronger. It starts this pr…Read More

  4. Tricky Treats to Avoid this Halloween

    Happy October! We are well into the fall season, which means that Halloween is just around the corner. Is there anything scarier than rouge goblins and ghosts roaming the streets? What about sugar-filled, sticky treats? On a day that focuses on giving and receiving candy, it’s important to monitor your (or your child’s) sweets consumption. Of course, no candy is better than any candy, but if y…Read More

  5. Investing in Invisalign – Part 2

    This is the continuation of our two-part series on Invisalign, which is just one of many services we offer here at Sterling Dental Center. If you missed Part 1, catch up here. In this post, we will cover all the positive reasons to consider Invisalign, as well as the benefits of getting Invisalign. Reasons to get Invisalign Here are some reasons to choose Invisalign over other teeth-straightening …Read More

  6. Investing in Invisalign – Part 1

    Your smile is so important; for some people, it is their best feature. You can tell a lot about a person by their smile. Do you like your smile? Are your teeth holding you back from smiling more often? If they are, you should consider Invisalign. Invisalign is a great option for adults (or teens) who want to straighten their teeth. The idea of metal braces as an adult is less than thrilling. All t…Read More

  7. Healthy School Lunch Options

    It’s that time of year again; kids are donning new threads and fresh kicks, accessorizing with their carefully chosen colorful backpack. Parents everywhere are rejoicing that the school year is back in swing. Like all good things, summer must come to an end. And when it does, kids are headed back to school where they need daily sustenance to keep their energy up. Now that they are back in school…Read More

  8. Filling A Cavity

    Filling a Cavity: The Process A first-hand account of getting a cavity (or four) filled. I’ve had a few cavities in my short lifetime so I’ve had to get a few fillings. Each time I go, I sit back in the exam chair and close my eyes as I hear an assortment of (sometimes scary) noises. I get periodic updates, ‘that’s bigger than we thought,’ but for the most part I am blissfully unaware of…Read More

  9. Drugged Driving

    Drunk driving has always been an issue in this country. However, as of this year, more fatal car crashes in the United States are caused by drivers who are on drugs than by drivers who are drunk. The Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility recently released a report stating that 43 percent of fatal car crashes in 2015 involved prescription or il…Read More

  10. When to Pursue In-Office Whitening

    There is no permanent solution to tooth discoloration, including in-office whitening, however, it is the fastest and safest form of teeth bleaching. In-office teeth whitening In-office whitening is much faster than home treatments or do it yourself kits. In-office whitening can produce results with as little as one office visit. During the bleaching, your dentist will apply gel or a rubber shield …Read More