Dental Care and Your Health You likely have heard brushing and flossing regularly is key for your dental health, but it’s also important for your health as well. Poor dental health can lead to major health issues. Even if you brush daily, bacteria can still be lingering in your mouth [...]
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Trick or treating time is here! While it is a fun holiday full of costumes and candy, it can be a dangerous one for your kids’ oral health. Obviously completely avoiding the candy is the best thing for your kids’ teeth, but it isn’t realistic. Here are a few tips for making healthier choices on [...]
One of the top challenges in orthodontic care is brushing. Braces require extra effort to clean, and different techniques to reach areas where food and germs build up. This is especially true around brace brackets, bands, wires and fixed retainers. Choose The Right Toothbrush Step one of brushing with braces is choosing a soft toothbrush [...]
Now that 2019 is upon us, we would like to encourage you to make sure you are adopting proper dental hygiene practices. If you are already doing so, great! Keep up the good work! If not and one of your resolutions is to have better dental hygiene practices. Here are some tips! Start brushing two [...]
Thanksgiving Feast for Babies With Few To No Teeth It can be difficult to know what to feed a baby or young toddler in the midst of all the Thanksgiving preparation and family festivities. Worry no more! These foods will please even the pickiest of eaters, even if teeth have not appeared yet . [...]
Happy and Healthy Teeth this Halloween This Halloween, do not let the thought of tummy aches and future cavities ruin the holiday. Halloween candy is a treat, not a meal, so you must avoid letting your kids gorge themselves on sweets this season. Limit Candy Consumption When you get back from trick-or-treating lay out [...]
Going to the Dentist While Pregnant When you become pregnant it is important to follow a consistent oral health routine. Pregnancy changes the hormones in the body that put pregnant women at increased risk for periodontal disease, which is the most severe form of gum disease. Tell your dentist as soon as you think [...]
Fun With the Tooth Fairy Part 2 Losing your first tooth is a big deal. Here are some tips to make the Tooth Fairy’s first visit extra special. To see some more tips check out our article Fun With the Tooth Fairy. 1.) Give your child an official certificate from the [...]
Baby Bottle Tooth Decay and How You Can Prevent It Baby Bottle Tooth Decay refers to the tooth decay in babies and toddlers. Baby Bottle Tooth Decay most frequently occurs in the upper teeth, but can happen to any of the teeth. One cause of the decay, is prolonged exposure to [...]
Your Favorite Summer Drinks May Be Causing Acid Erosion With the constant hot weather we have been having lately, you may be turning to your favorite beverages to cool down. These beverages may be the reason that you are experiencing increased sensitivity, which is a sign of acid erosion. According to [...]