Chewing Gum: Benefits and Risks

Did you know that some gum has earned the ADA’s seal of approval? Does that mean that chewing gum is good for your teeth? Should you add chewing gum to your daily routine? In reality, gum, even with the ADA’s seal of approval, can be good and bad for your teeth. When you eat, acids… Read more »

Protecting Your Toothbrush

Taking care of your teeth by brushing and flossing daily is probably second nature by now. You brush twice a day, floss at least once, and occasionally use an antiseptic mouthwash. All are helpful in keeping tooth decay and gum disease away. So how should you best care for your toothbrush? You can toss the… Read more »

Making Smile-Beautifying Resolutions this Year

If you are one who wishes for a more beautiful and attractive smile, it’s time to make a resolution that will benefit your pearly whites. Some resolutions you can make include: Take advantage of teeth whitening Teeth-whitening treatments can help you brighten your dull, yellow smile. They are simple and effective, and they finally give… Read more »

Preparing for a Dental Cleaning

As you get ready for your upcoming dental cleaning appointment, it’s beneficial to know exactly what is going to happen in the dental chair—that way you’re not nervous or scared. To help you know what to expect at your dental cleaning, you can look forward to the following things: A deep cleaning Our dental team… Read more »

Don’t Slack on Your Oral Health This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is here and diets for many have gone out the window. With all the delicious sweets and treats on our tables this Thanksgiving, it’s easy to let your nutrition slide and your cavities increase. That is why it’s extremely vital to remember your daily oral habits and nutrition as you go through this holiday… Read more »

A Crown or a Filling: Which is Better for You?

Do you know about the all of the options you can choose for a decayed, cracked, or broken tooth? While there are many, two that should be considered are fillings and crowns. Naturally, your dentist will make recommendations for you based on your needs, but to help you prepare yourself we’re happy to talk about… Read more »

Getting Acquainted with the Tooth Fairy

Many people do not realize the importance of baby teeth. Not only are these teeth important for eating, appearance, and speech, but primary teeth guide the permanent teeth into their correct positions. This occurs because the permanent teeth develop under the primary teeth. Your child’s first baby tooth will grow in between six and twelve… Read more »

Gum and Your Smile

Have you ever noticed the ADA seal of approval? It’s fairly common on products like toothpaste, toothbrushes, and mouthwashes, and even on a pack of gum? But, do you know why the American Dental Association put their approval on a pack of gum? Despite what you’ve heard, chewing sugar-free gum won’t hurt your teeth: in… Read more »

3 FAQ’s about Toothpaste

You asked and we answered! We’re here to answer some of your most asked questions about toothpaste to help in your decision for a clean, healthy mouth. What is toothpaste? Toothpaste, also known as dentifrice, is an essential part of your daily oral hygiene routine. Toothpaste today comes in a variety of forms. From pastes… Read more »

Finding Ways to Make Brushing Fun

Do you wish there was a way to change your child’s mind about brushing teeth? Well, there is! Here are five things you can try to give your child a fun and enjoyable experience while brushing: 1. Create a bubble machine: Convince your child that they are a bubble machine. The more they brush with… Read more »