7 Tooth-Friendly Stocking Stuffers For Kids

Christmas is the topic on most parents’ minds at this time of the year. When considering stocking stuffers, we have a few excellent recommendations to help in keeping your child’s mouth and teeth at their healthiest for the coming new year. Skip the Lifesaver storybooks and gift your kids something that will benefit them (and […]

Prevent Holiday Cavities With This One Tip

You don’t have to give up sugar entirely to have a healthy holiday season. However, smart snacking will keep your teeth from developing cavities, and this one tip can help make all the difference in your new year smile. That tip is this: It’s less a matter of how much of a cavity-causing food you […]

Want Healthier Gums? Eat These 10 Superfoods!

Your gums are just as vital to care for as your teeth. Not only do they keep your teeth secure, but they also protect your oral bones and battle against bacteria on a daily basis. Over half of Americans have some form of gum disease. Fortunately, if caught early, gum disease progression can be stopped, […]

How To Determine What is Causing Your Toothache at Home

Waking up with a sudden dull ache in a tooth can quickly send your nerves into overdrive. After all, who has the time to bring everything in their daily life to a sudden halt for an emergency dental appointment? Going without treatment or letting your toothache worsen is never the right answer, but determining the […]

The Best Tooth Fairy Tips For Parents

Playing the role of Tooth Fairy is a right of passage for parents, and for most, it’s a job we want to take seriously. It only takes forgetting to leave a Tooth Fairy treat one time, to understand the importance of being a good fairy for your kids. Losing a tooth is one of the […]

The Many Benefits of Using Night Guards

Night guards are often recommended to patients for many reasons. Regardless of the rationale behind the recommendation, using a night guard will help to protect your teeth from severe damage, such as teeth clenching and grinding. These appliances are often the best way to minimize painful symptoms and achieve superior relief. Preventing Tooth Damage One […]

Affording Dental Care After Retirement

Roughly 1 in 5 adults over the age of 65 have untreated tooth decay, and 40% of seniors haven’t visited the dentist for a routine exam in the last year. So why the decrease in dental care for seniors? Only a very small percentage of retirees have dental benefits that cover routine dental work and […]

Alternative Teeth Whitening For Kids and Teens

Maintaining a healthy, white smile begins at a young age. The enamel on your teeth is subject to stains, erosion and tooth decay from the foods we eat and beverages we drink. If you are a parent who takes care of their own teeth and whitens on a regular basis, you may be wondering how […]