As a parent, we know your top priority is ensuring your children’s health and well-being. While you may already have a good handle on their physical health, it is important not to overlook their dental health. Oral health is a critical aspect of overall health, and poor oral hygiene can lead to a range of […]
When To Take Your Baby to the Dentist
Your baby’s early years are full of firsts, but one important milestone that often gets overlooked is early dental appointments. We get it; part of this has to do with just how busy you get taking care of a new baby. Plus, do you really need to take them to the dentist if their teeth […]
Prevent Bone Loss With Dental Implants
When you lose a tooth, you might be in danger of losing more than just the tooth itself. Many patients don’t realize that teeth do more than you might think. When you lose a tooth, for whatever reason, you have options when it comes to how to handle it. You could simply let it be […]
Causes of Dry Mouth (And What to Do About It)
Our mouths aren’t supposed to be dry. So when we experience dry mouth, it can be pretty uncomfortable. What’s more, dry mouth can cause more problems than you may think. Keep reading to find out more about what dry mouth is, what causes it, and what you can do to help alleviate the discomfort of […]
Is Your Fad Diet Bad for Your Teeth?
Maintaining a healthy weight is good for overall health, and that can be good for your dental health. But losing weight at all costs? Not so much. Fad diets come and go, and sometimes they can be the right fit to help you lose weight. But are they good for your health? And could your […]
Can Your Favorite Holiday Foods Damage Your Teeth?
Everyone looks forward to indulging during the holidays, but many of the traditional foods can be terrible for your teeth. While the occasional treat is certainly okay, especially during a rare and special holiday celebration, here are some tasty alternatives you might want to consider instead. Caramel Corn & Candied Nuts It is easy to […]
How to Get Your Toddler to Brush Their Teeth
Teaching your toddlers good oral hygiene is key to a life-long healthy smile. Unfortunately, the “terrible two’s” can apply to brushing teeth. We know you’re busy, mom and dad, so let’s get right to our best tips for teaching your toddler to love brushing their teeth! Lead by Example Invite your kids to watch […]
Your Complete Guide to Perfect Flossing
Flossing is something that everyone knows they are supposed to do. But are you doing it routinely, and are you doing it right? Many people rush through flossing, don’t use proper technique, or simply skip it all together most of the time. Of course, your dentist is happy to show you hands-on the correct way […]
Are You Brushing Your Teeth All Wrong?
You have been brushing your teeth since you were a toddler, so you should be an expert by now, right? There is mounting evidence that most people do not actually brush their teeth correctly. Brushing your teeth the right way is essential to preventing lost enamel, cavities, and gum disease. Tooth Brushing Mistakes You Should […]
Best Halloween Candy Alternatives From a Dentist
Are you scared of what Halloween can mean for your kids’ teeth? You don’t need to be! In general, one day of indulgence is not going to derail regular healthy dental habits. However, kids get a lot of candy and other snacks that are not the best option for teeth on Halloween. If you want […]