Mouthguards for Sports

Could you or your child benefit from a mouthguard while playing sports?  Mouthguards play an important role in protecting the teeth and jaws while playing contact sports such as football, soccer, and basketball.  They are worn by many professional athletes and are a great idea for young competive athletes and are often required for school […]

2015 Tour De Cure

  Dr. Yoon will be participating in the 2015 North Shore Tour de Cure.  This will be his second year participating in the 62 mile cycling event which raises funds for the American Diabetes Association. Learn more about the Diabetes and the American Diabetes Assocation at:  You can also visit Dr. Yoon‘s Tour de […]

Basics About Toothaches

Simple toothaches can often be relieved by rinsing the mouth to clear it of debris and other matter. Sometimes, a toothache can be caused or aggravated by a piece of debris lodged between the tooth and another tooth. Avoid placing an aspirin between your tooth and gum to relieve pain, because the dissolving aspirin can […]

What to Know About Flossing

What is flossing? Flossing is a method for removing bacteria and other debris that cannot be reached by a toothbrush. It generally entails a very thin piece of synthetic cord you insert and move up and down between the sides of two adjoining teeth. Why is flossing important? Many dentists believe that flossing is the […]

Brushing Technique

Brushing is the most effective method for removing harmful plaque from your teeth and gums. Getting the debris off your teeth and gums in a timely manner prevents bacteria in the food you eat from turning into harmful, cavity causing acids. Most dentists agree that brushing three times a day is the minimum; if you […]

About Fluoride

For decades, fluoride has been held in high regard by the dental community as an important mineral that strengthens tooth enamel, which thereby helps to prevent decay of tooth structures. Water fluoridation is endorsed by nearly every major health and safety-related organization in the world. Communities make it a common practice to “fluoridate” their drinking […]