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 […]

Ways You’re Secretly Damaging Your Teeth

Even if you are diligent about keeping your twice-a-year dental visits and maintaining a perfect brushing and flossing routine, you can still be harming your teeth in other ways. Many of our patients are surprised to hear that their oral health efforts are falling short as a result of other bad behaviors. Common Tooth-Damaging Habits […]

How Acid Reflux Harms Your Teeth

If you are one of the 60 million Americans who experience acid reflux, you know it can affect many aspects of your life, but did you know acid reflux can even damage your dental health? Acid reflux, commonly known as heartburn, can be a chronic condition. Over time, acid reflux may have some surprising and […]

How Much Does a Dental Crown Cost?

  A crown can restore both the look and function of a decayed or damaged tooth, but how much will it impact your wallet? A lot of factors will determine the cost of your crown, including where you live, the skill and experience of your dentist, the type of crown you choose, and whether you […]

8 Tips to Avoid Summertime Dental Emergencies

The last thing you want interrupting your summer fun is a dental emergency. But for adults and children, summer can mean a potential uptick in dental emergencies. From lax routines to more outdoor activities, there are a wide variety of causes to be on the lookout for. The good news is that with a little […]