Why should you get your teeth cleaned?

Don’t you just love running your tongue along your teeth after a thorough dental cleaning?  It’s kind of like getting a haircut; your head feels lighter, the small breeze blowing on your face brushes along your scalp and it just feels so good.  After a good dental hygiene cleaning your teeth feel lighter.  There are no little bumps, your teeth …

Use it or Lose it – The End Of Year is Upon Us

The End of the Year is fast approaching. Christmas things are already appearing in stores. So many things are triggered by the years’ end: tax preparation, IRA deposits, lots of turkey and dressing, preparation for the holidays, enrollment for next years’ benefits and ensuring that you’ve used all your dental benefits and FSA account. Your dental benefits and many FSA …

The History of Columbia Dental

I have found a truth that only love changes all things. So today I am a man who likes to return in memory to the day of my childhood. I was a 9 year old with very great tooth pain on a weekend; which means no dentist and no cure. I held my mom’s hand and we went through the …

Why Implants

Why implants? Columbia Dental is proud to announce our Department of Implantology When choosing implants as part of your treatment plan you should know a few things: 1. What are implants? What’s the benefit of having implants over a different solution? 2. Who is performing the placement of the implants, what is their certification and what is their experience in …

Welcome to Our Newly Revamped Website!

Smile! We are happy to announce our new web site. Since Columbia Dental started in 2000 with a 700 square foot office and two teammates (Graciela and Tracey), we continue to make great strides towards helping families achieve dental health. The dream behind Columbia Dental started with a nightmare. At the core of our company is a mother and son, …

What to Do about Bleeding Gums

Does your mouth look like this? White teeth with nice, pink gums? Well, if you’re like 80% of the population, it doesn’t. That’s right. Roughly 4 out of 5 persons have inflamed or bleeding gums. Don’t panic. For most of us, inflamed gums reflect a mild condition called gingivitis that is irritating, but rather easily controlled. However, gingivitis can lead to …

Should I Take My Child to a Pediatric Dentist?

As a caring parent, you might wonder whether you should take your child to a pediatric dentist. The short answer to that question is “Yes.” Children are not merely miniature adults. They have their own distinctive health needs—including dental needs—as they develop. Pediatric dentists provide oral care to infants, children, teens, and children with special needs. They receive extra training, …