Engaging Ways to Teach Your Son or Daughter about Dental Health

Good dental care begins in the home. It helps to find ways to engage your children in fun activities about dental health. Here are some ideas for younger children: Cavity Spread: This activity will help explain to your child what tooth decay is and how it develops into a cavity. First, draw the outline of… Read more »

Spooktacular Oral Hygiene

The Fall season often comes with lots of candy and sweets. With trick-or-treating approaching, it’s more important than ever to have “spooktacular” dental hygiene. Great oral hygiene can help protect the teeth from the acids that is produced from sugar in the mouth. Dr. and our team are happy to instruct you on how to… Read more »

Enhance Your Oral Health with Sugarless Gum

Enhance your oral health with sugarless gum. And what can sugarless gum do for your smile? Studies report that chewing sugarless gum for a period of roughly 20 minutes after eating can create saliva, which in turn neutralizes acids and prevents cavities. For more of the amazing benefits that chewing sugarless gum can offer, see… Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Dental Implants

Are you missing any teeth? Have you recently undergone a tooth extraction or have you suffered an oral accident or facial trauma that has left you with a gap in your smile? If so, consider the benefits that a tooth replacement treatment such as dental implants can provide. Dental implants are highly effective tooth replacement… Read more »

Toothbrush Care, Summarized

You can brush all you want, but if your toothbrush isn’t cared for, your teeth won’t get clean! Here are a few fixes to common mistakes people make. Store your toothbrush in a well-ventilated area. Closed spaces encourage bacteria growth. Store your toothbrush away from other toothbrushes. If you must store more than one toothbrush… Read more »

The Teeth Whitening Dangers to Avoid When Brightening Your Smile

You deserve a white and bright smile, which is why a teeth whitening treatment is a good idea if you suffer stained teeth. However, as you whiten your smile, be careful. There are some whitening dangers that can alter your oral and even overall health. So, it’s best to avoid those dangers as much as… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering from a Missing Filling Might Need to Be Treated with a Dental Crown

Dental fillings are often used to repair a tooth that has suffered a minor fracture, dental attrition, or a small cavity. While they are meant to last for many years it is possible for the natural bacteria in your mouth to weaken a dental filling’s bond with the surrounding tooth enamel. If one of your… Read more »

What Do You Know about Aging and Dental Health?

The question is often asked if your teeth are guaranteed to fail when you are older. You may wonder if your cleaning habits matter when you are older, or should you just accept the certainty of tooth replacement procedures such as dental bridges, dental implants, or dentures in your future. However, this is not true… Read more »

Some Foods Can Harm Your Teeth

Tooth decay, when untreated, can be damage your oral, and overall health. Without a regular dental checkup and cleaning, your smile will be vulnerable to cavities that can destroy your teeth and lead to gum disease. After a lost tooth, you could suffer from bone loss in your jaw, experience speech difficulties, and even struggle… Read more »

The Hidden Risks of Developing Sleep Apnea

Did you know that sleep apnea is a disorder that occurs when individuals have interrupted breathing patterns while they sleep? There are two major forms of sleep apnea. Central sleep apnea is the result of broken signals being sent from the brain to the muscles that are not received. Obstructive sleep apnea is the result… Read more »