Preventing Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Your baby’s incoming teeth may not be permanent, but those baby teeth are just as vital to care for as the permanent ones that will soon-enough take their place. The first set of teeth infants and children obtain are important to protect because if they are lost too early, the teeth that are left may […]

Broken Filling? Take These Steps Today

Dental fillings are an efficient and cost-effective treatment for repairing tooth decay. The word filling is used to describe the actual material used to fill cavities in the teeth, and while a filling is very durable and can last for years, they rarely last forever. Sometimes, fillings simply fall out or become loose. If this […]

How to Help Fillings Last As Long as Possible

Whether you’ve just heard the news from your dentist that you need a filling, or perhaps you’re wondering just how long those fillings from your childhood are going to last, regardless, it’s a good fact to know. Selecting a filling material that works best for you should involve some consideration, as this is what is […]

What’s the Best Way to Brush Your Teeth?

Just seeing two (or more) different dentists in a short time period can lead to patients being confused on what the best way to take care of their teeth is. While one dentist may recommend adding a third brushing into your day, another dentist may tell you that you’re over brushing. So what is the […]

Why Do Some Foods Hurt the Inside of My Mouth?

The inside of your mouth is by far one of the most sensitive areas when it comes to your body, and eating certain foods can lead to soreness on the roof of your mouth for a variety of reasons. But is a sensitive palate something to be concerned about? And at what point should you […]

Checking in On America’s Oral Health

While the percentage of young people with dental cavities in the United States dropped from 50% in 2012 to just over 43% in 2016, dental cavities are still the most common chronic disease among today’s youth in ages 6 to 19. Helping families understand the importance of proper oral hygiene from babies first tooth up […]

Can I Afford Cosmetic Dentistry?

When it comes to your teeth, there are a few stand-out procedures that you can have done that will really make a big impact on the way you feel about your smile. Cosmetic dentistry gives patients the ability to correct both minor and major flaws and greatly improve the appearance of your teeth. If you’re […]

Don’t Get Trapped by These Oral Health Misconceptions

You can’t believe everything you read on the internet, especially when it comes to the importance of your oral health. Just because it’s there in black and white on a website, doesn’t mean that it’s completely factual and true. Are you able to spot a dental myth from a real, actual fact? Myth: Children Should […]

Helping Your Kids Overcome a Fear of the Dentist

It’s easy to see why the dentist office can cause your little one to have a bit of hesitation and anxiety. After all, if your child has already experienced an emotional dental treatment such as having a cavity filled, or a tooth pulled, they are more than likely reminded of that negative, and possibly painful […]