National Brushing Day: Getting Your Child Excited About Brushing Their Teeth and Gums!

Do you know the number one contributing factor for cavities in your child’s mouth? If you said sweets, you are on the right track! Dental plaque is a buildup of oral bacteria that feast on carbohydrates, releasing acids that break down tooth enamel.    The minerals in saliva, (calcium and phosphate)... Read more »

This American Diabetes Month, We Have Some Tips To Protect Your Teeth and Gums! 

November isn’t just Thanksgiving: It’s also National Diabetes Month. This disease affects around 37 million Americans, including adults and young people. Oral health is closely linked to health issues, including diabetes, and vice versa. Along with your primary care doctor and other specialists, your health care team should also include... Read more »

Keep Your Child’s “Fangs” Safe During the Hauntingly Happy Month of Halloween!

It’s almost trick-or-treating season, and our pediatric team wants to help your child’s smile stay safe during this frightfully festive time. Between scary school activities, decorating your home, and visiting petrifying pumpkin patches for cider and donuts, we want your little witch or goblin to safeguard their devilishly delightful fangs... Read more »

National Dental Hygiene Month Is This October and Our Dental Hygienists Have Some Fang-tastic Tips!

A healthy, appealing smile starts with a clean mouth. October is National Dental Hygiene Month, where we honor our hard-working, dedicated dental hygienists and the care they provide to protect your smile! Their goal is simple: helping you achieve greater oral health by helping you keep away cavities and gum... Read more »

Smart Tooth Brushing Tips for Your Child During Coming the School Year

School is starting and the back-to-school season promises a whirlwind of activities on the horizon. Your child will spend a good chunk of their time away from home between classes, sports and other extracurricular activities on top of homework! Your child will have a lot on their mind, and our... Read more »

September Is National Gum Care Month and a Great Time To Evaluate Your Gum Health!

September is National Gum Care Month, and we’re excited to share some tips to keep your smile healthy and strong. Most people think of tooth loss as a result of tooth decay, but did you know that losing teeth is often a result of gum disease? Brushing and flossing daily... Read more »

Learn How You Can Keep Baby Bottle Tooth Decay From Harming Your Child’s Teeth

Your baby’s teeth coming in is a sweet milestone that marks the growth of their smile. Even though these baby teeth (primary teeth) are tiny, they’re vital to your child’s developing oral structure. Baby teeth hold those spots for their permanent adult teeth to come in years later, pushing out... Read more »

Tips To Help You Feel Calm and Relaxed at Your Next Dental Appointment

Do you put off routine dental care or much-needed dental work because of anxiety? Anxiety is how your body reacts to what you perceive to be stressful or unfamiliar situations. So that sense of distress or dread you have before an event manifests itself as anxiety. While a bit of... Read more »

Floss Your Way to a Healthier Mouth and a Healthier Body!

If you are brushing your teeth twice a day as recommended but not flossing between them, it’s not just your smile that will pay the price. Your toothbrush can’t reach in between teeth to remove dental plaque (a sticky bacterial biofilm). That’s where flossing comes in, because it can reach... Read more »

Providing Healthy Summer Foods and Drinks Can Give Your Child Stronger Teeth!

If you want to help your child develop and keep their oral health strong, you’ll want to have them brush and floss but also consume healthy foods and drinks. As they grow, help them have proper jaw growth, strengthen and remineralize their chompers and stay hydrated to keep their mouth... Read more »