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Diabetes and Your Children’s Oral Health: What you Should Know

Establishing good dental hygiene in children can be a challenge. Practicing good oral habits such as regular brushing and flossing, drinking plenty of water, eating a healthy diet and scheduling regular dental visits are essential to ensuring and maintaining a healthy...

Top Reasons Why Kids and Parents Love to Visit our Dental Office

A Positive Experience for All Taking your kids to the dentist can be stressful. Whether its general anxiety over visiting the dentist, a child with special needs or fear of a necessary treatment or procedure, we do our best to make sure every visit to our practice is...

The Importance of Mouthguards: Are You Putting Your Child’s Dental Health at Risk?

Do you have a child that plays sports? If so, are they using a mouthguard? Here’s why we think they are important and an essential piece of athletic gear for teens and children. We all know that playing sports comes with the risk...
You can say yes to sugar-free gum

You can say yes to sugar-free gum

Moms and dads, were you aware that it is okay to say yes to sugar-free gum? If your child is age five or older, sugar-free gum is just fine. In fact, it can actually be good for the teeth. Saliva production is increased when we chew gum for 20 minutes after meals....

Help your teen to have a healthy mouth

Help your teen to have a healthy mouth

Busy lives happen when you have a teen, and teeth may not be top-of-mind every day. A teen is mature enough to do most self-care independently, so parents may not be aware of ongoing oral care habits.   Teens often get cavities, even if they never had any in earlier...

Travel tips for a healthy smile

Travel tips for a healthy smile

Do you need some travel tips for an upcoming family vacation? It can be difficult to keep up with healthy habits while traveling on a family vacation, but you should not compromise. Remember to always care for your teeth and gums, and remind the kids to do so also....

The baby teeth myth (and five more)

The baby teeth myth (and five more)

There is a great deal of incorrect healthcare information out there, including several myths about your family's teeth.  Here we six common dental myths about baby teeth, sugar, and more - and the truth behind them. Myth #1: Baby teeth are not as important as adult...

Who figured out fluoride?

Who figured out fluoride?

Today, fluoride is a well-known cavity fighter. However, it was completely unknown in the early 20th century. A young dental school graduate made an interesting observation in 1901. This began the discovery of fluoride’s cavity fighting benefits. Brown teeth discovery...

Greek yogurt is great for your teeth and gums

Greek yogurt is great for your teeth and gums

Yogurt is a healthy treat, not only for your body, but for teeth and gums also. Did you know that Greek yogurt accounts for roughly half of all yogurt sales in the U.S.? Here are reasons why you should reach for the snack rich in probiotics and calcium. Balance PH...