Facts you should know about Gum Disease

May 31, 2019

  Gum disease is very common You might assume that gum disease is not very common, but it is actually one of the most common dental health concerns. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, half of adults over the age 30 suffer from some form of gum disease. Gum disease is an […]

5 Things Families Should Know About Dental Health

May 15, 2019

Toothpaste with fluoride for infants and children For children younger than 3 years, you should begin brushing a child’s teeth with fluoride toothpaste in an amount no larger than a grain of rice. For children 3 to 6 years of age, use a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste. Consider sealants to prevent decay or treat […]

Infection Control: Why It Matters

April 30, 2019

Signs to Look For Whether you’re having a routine cleaning or a more serious dental procedure, infection control is important. Procedures established by the centers for Disease Control and Prevention effectively prevent transmission of infections (such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV) in the dental office. When you visit a dentist, look for these […]

Top 9 Foods That Damage Your Teeth

April 16, 2019

What you eat actually matters Hard candies seem harmless, eat too many and the constant exposure to sugar can be harmful to your teeth. Hard candies also put your teeth at risk as they can also trigger a dental emergency such as a broken or chipped tooth. Better alternative? Chew sugarless gum that carries the […]

Six Harmful Habits that Impact Your Teeth (and Solutions to Help You Avoid Them)

March 29, 2019

1. Nail Biting Biting nails can impact your jaw and can even chip teeth. “Biting nails places your jaw in a protruding position, which places unnatural pressure on it. This pressure, over long periods of time, can be associated with jaw dysfunction. Solution: Bitter-tasting nail polishes and stress reduction can help. If certain situations are […]

8 Travel Tips for Your Teeth

March 15, 2019

Make Time for a Check-up Before Travel The best way to avoid unexpected dental problems when you travel is to prevent them before the happen. Establish a relationship with your dentist and have an open conversation about any of your risks. If you can, schedule your next regular visit a few weeks before a trip, […]

Dental Anxiety: 3 ways to stop fearing the Dentist

February 28, 2019

If you ever get nervous just thinking about going to the dentist, you’re not the only person. The thought that the visit might hurt, or the fact that you haven’t been in a while and you’re not sure what the dentist will find. Whatever your reason, the right dental team will always make sure you […]

Signs you need to see a Dentist

February 15, 2019

You Have Some Pain : Pain / Swelling in your mouth or around your facial area can mean a lot of things, but be sure to get in touch with your dentist if you experience pain. Your Gums Are Acting Up : If your gums are puffy or tend to bleed when you brush or […]

PREVENTING TOOTH DECAY – TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER SMILE THAT LASTS

January 31, 2019

Preventing tooth decay starts with good oral hygiene and dietary habits. As you have probably heard, it’s important that you always brush your teeth at least twice a day as well as floss daily. We probably sound like a broken record, but it’s true! Brushing and flossing are your first lines of defense against cavities. […]

5 healthy food for your teeth

January 21, 2019

A healthy diet is not just great for your overall body wellness but also for your teeth. The healthier you eat, the healthier your smile! Check out these five teeth-friendly foods: 1. Apples An apple a day may help keep cavities and gum disease away! Due to their fibrous texture, apples make a fantastic snack […]