When should kids start going to the dentist?

With all of the details parents have to juggle, dental appointments for kids with barely any teeth may rank low on the list.   The truth is, dental decay can start as early as age 1.   Being proactive at an early age and learning how to care for your child’s teeth properly will help your child … Continued

Tooth Enamel vs Bacteria…How to Protect Your Teeth

Tooth vs plaque EVERY DAY INSIDE YOUR MOUTH, there is an epic battle of good versus evil being waged over the ultimate prize: your teeth! And guess what… only YOU can protect them from the destructive forces that seek to harm them by strengthening your enamel. The Good Guys And The Bad Guys Because tooth enamel is the … Continued

How Pregnancy Affects Your Oral Health

Woman holding ultrasound PREGNANCY AFFECTS NEARLY every aspect of your life–your lifestyle, your diet, your health, and much more! Your mouth is no exception to the changes your body may experience during pregnancy. During this special time, you’ll need to pay particular attention to your oral health for both your sake and your growing baby’s. You May Be More … Continued

4 Fun Dental Apps for You & Your Little Ones

Girl using ipad OUR SMARTPHONES are never farther than an arm’s length away and help us do everything from track our calendars to track our calories. Today, we want to show you the wonders they can do for our daily hygiene routines with the help of these apps! Chomper Chums Getting your child excited about brushing their teeth can … Continued

Tips To Soothe Your Teething Child

Toddler getting kisses from mom   TEETHING CAN BE an uncomfortable process for both your little one and those who care for them. We know our patients want to help soothe their babies as best they can through this time, so today we’re going to share our thoughts on teething and how you can help them through this process. Each Child’s … Continued

GumChucks® And ORTHOgami Make Flossing Easy!

Children's flossing gumchucks WE’VE SAID IT TIME AND TIME AGAIN… flossing is essential for a healthy mouth! But it’s not always the most enjoyable task of the day, especially for kids. If you’re looking for an easier way to help your kids floss–and have fun while they’re at it–we’ve got just the product for you! GumChucks® Make Flossing Easy … Continued

Halloween Candy: A Trick or a Treat for Teeth?

Tips for Healthy Teeth This Halloween Consider this mind-blowing fact: Americans will spend about $10 billion (yes, with a B) on Halloween candy this year. And while you are thinking about all the sweet treats you can steal from your kids, we are having nightmares about the harm all this candy can do to our … Continued

Healthy foods for healthy smiles

We all know how important brushing and flossing are to achieving good dental health, but did you know the foods you eat can also help teeth stay healthy and strong?   The reason behind this is that anything you eat affects the health of your mouth. The bacteria that naturally occur in the mouth turn … Continued