Getting Your Kids to Always Brush Their Teeth

20% of children between the ages of 5 to 11 years have at least one tooth that has tooth decay, this is because of not properly brushing their teeth or not brushing them at all. This can lead to other oral health issues and affect the development of their adult teeth. [Source] Although kids baby […]

Effective Treatment of Oral Pain

Oral Pain Management

A recommendation by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, ‘National Panel Urges Changes to Addiction Screening‘,   is causing quite a stir and mixed reactions from the public. Medical and Dental practitioners are enjoined to conduct screening for illicit drug use among its patients. There is a lot of room for debate here. Pain management […]

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Is your medication affecting your oral health?

Are you on medication? One of the most common side effects of most prescription drugs is dry mouth. This can increase the risk for tooth decay. Your risk of dry mouth is increased if you are undergoing treatment and medication for any of these illnesses and chronic conditions: acne, asthma, allergies, Alzheimer’s disease, anemia, anxiety, cancer, […]

Food that Promote Healthy Teeth and Gums

Food for healthy teeth and gums

The body is a powerful machine. What you eat directly affects the condition at which the body functions–yes, including your teeth and gums. When you lead a healthy lifestyle, eat right and take care of your overall health, there is very likely that your oral health will be in great shape, too. Related posts: Dental […]

Flossing: It’s Just As Important As Brushing!

Picture of woman flossing

In our everyday dental hygiene routine, it can be easy to forget the importance of all the steps: brushing our teeth and our tongues, mouth washing, and flossing. Each of those steps together help create a white, bright smile! Today, the spotlight will be on flossing, which plays a very important role in keeping our […]

Sore Gums – What Gives?

Sore Gums, What Gives? What Causes Sore Gums? Sore gums aren’t much thought about compared to tooth pain. Tooth pain is one of the most treated, or talked about issue with the mouth. In fact, when people think “dentist” they may have the idea of things pertaining only to teeth. There are, however, many other issues […]

New Year, New Dental Insurance Benefits

New Year, New Dental Insurance Benefits Dental Insurance typically renews in January… It’s time to get back to getting those teeth and gums into a healthy state…and keeping them there. Dental Insurance is a great boon to helping yourself keep those pearly whites white, and those pink gums pink. Usually allowing for you to receive […]

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems.

Why you shouldn’t wait with dental problems. Why should you not wait when something is bothering you? Dental problems in your mouth, quite simply, do not get better by themselves. That’s  a general rule. You wouldn’t, for instance, allow a rotting support beam in your house to go un-repaired for very long. Nor would you […]

Clean Teeth for Your Health

Clean Teeth for Your Health How does having clean teeth and gums help your overall health? As you can image, the mouth is not always the cleanest place in the world. We eat food throughout the day, drink coffee, tea, beer, wine, juice, shakes, etc. You’re teeth and gums are frequently exposed to these consumables, and […]

Making the Perfect Smile – What can we do for you?

Making the Perfect Smile About smiles. Great looking teeth, and a beautiful smile are something that most of us want. In fact 80% of people surveyed by the AACD have stated they would spend to make their smiles more attractive. Also 48% of those surveyed believe that your smile is your most memorable attribute. Imperfections in a smile […]