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Is Your Toothbrush Clean?

Is Your Toothbrush Clean?

Brushing your teeth to keep them clean is important for your dental health. But while brushing your teeth, have you ever wondered, is your toothbrush clean? Let's talk about how to make sure your toothbrush stays in top shape. Germs, Bacteria and Mold? If you’ve...

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Your First Visit to the Dentist

Your First Visit to the Dentist

Many people didn’t grow up visiting the dentist regularly as children. If you've never been to the dentist, you probably have a lot of questions! Here's what you should know before your first visit to the dentist. Why Dental Visits are Important If you didn’t visit...

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How Running Affects Your Teeth

How Running Affects Your Teeth

Running has many benefits, but it can also cause discomfort, at times, for your muscles, lungs, and even your teeth. If you’re an athlete in training or just like to jog for fun, it’s important to understand how running affects your teeth so you can stay healthy and...

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Vegan Foods that are Good for Your Teeth

Vegan Foods that are Good for Your Teeth

There are countless ways that eating a healthy, plant-based diet can have a positive impact on you and the world around you. A vegan diet can benefit the environment and your health. There are many vegan foods that are good for your teeth, so it can benefit your...

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Children Dental Health

Children Dental Health

The importance of a child’s first dental visit Your child can experience their first caries as early as 3 years old. Because tooth decay has become a common issue among pediatric patients, both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of...

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How Flossing Affects Your Gums

How Flossing Affects Your Gums

If you want to keep your smile healthy, it’s important to take good care of both your teeth and your gums. Many dentists recommend flossing, but sometimes it can cause your gums to bleed and feel tender. Here’s how flossing affects your gums long term. Why Dentists...

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Enjoying Your Favorite Holiday Foods

Enjoying Your Favorite Holiday Foods

It’s the most wonderful time of the year again! The holidays are best when filled with family, friends, and holiday traditions. Many holiday traditions revolve around delicious holiday foods that are very sweet. Can you keep your smile healthy while enjoying your...

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Don’t Waste Your Dental Insurance

Don’t Waste Your Dental Insurance

Dental insurance can help to save you a lot of money and stress, so it’s a great thing to have for yourself and your family. Did you know that insurance plans provide many benefits that expire at the end of each year? Find out what they are so you don’t waste your...

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5 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

5 Ways to Whiten Your Teeth

If you’re dreaming of a whiter smile, you’re not alone. Many patients report they want a brighter smile. That can be on your mind even more leading up to big get-togethers and events like holidays. There are lots of options available, but it can be difficult to know...

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Back to School Dental Appointments

Back to School Dental Appointments

Getting school supplies, new clothes and planning lunches. The list of things to get done before school starts can seem endless, so it’s important to prioritize what’s necessary. Here’s why back to school dental appointments should be at the top of the list. Before...

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What to Do if You Have an Abscess

What to Do if You Have an Abscess

Dental abscesses are one of the most common reasons people seek emergency dental care. Learning about the warning signs of a dental abscess can help you to catch the symptoms early and avoid further discomfort and infection. Let’s talk about what to do if you have an...

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Caring for Your Teeth on Vacation

Caring for Your Teeth on Vacation

Summer can take us to many new directions and places. With all the fun and change, it’s vital to keep up with the important parts of your normal routine to ensure that you’re taking good care of your wellbeing and health. Let’s talk about how that includes your teeth...

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5 Ideas to Help with Sensitive Teeth

5 Ideas to Help with Sensitive Teeth

Tooth discomfort is never fun, especially when you’re trying to enjoy your favorite food and drinks! If ice cream is making you wince, there are some things that might help. Here are 5 ideas to help with sensitive teeth and get you back to enjoying the foods and...

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Best and Worst Foods for Dental Health

Best and Worst Foods for Dental Health

The way that we choose to eat can affect us in many ways, including our dental health. Some foods can contribute to tooth decay and gum disease, while others can help to fight plaque. Let’s discuss some of the best and worst foods for dental health so you can make...

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Is Water a Good Source of Fluoride?

Is Water a Good Source of Fluoride?

Since the early 20th century, scientists have been studying the effects of fluoride in relation to tooth decay and cavities and discovering that it can remineralize the enamel of teeth and help make them more resistant to decay. Scientists began linking fluoride that...

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Is Gum Disease Curable?

Is Gum Disease Curable?

Have you suddenly noticed that your gums appear red, puffy or swollen? Do they feel tender when touched? Do they bleed easily when you floss or brush or do you notice pink on your toothbrush after brushing? Does it feel increasingly painful to chew? If so, you may be...

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5 ways to Calm Dental Anxiety

5 ways to Calm Dental Anxiety

Many people struggle with fear of the dentist. If you’re feeling nervous or even scared before going to the dentist and looking for ways to calm your nerves, you’re not alone. It’s important to us that our patients feel comfortable and we have some suggestions that...

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How to Upgrade Your Oral Hygiene Routine

How to Upgrade Your Oral Hygiene Routine

A new year is upon us again and you’ve probably got the itch to upgrade your life. Maybe you’re considering prioritizing self care, or investing more time in activities that bring you joy, or maybe you have new goals to exercise more or learn a new skill, maybe you’re...

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3 Ways to Whiten Teeth

3 Ways to Whiten Teeth

Searching for ways to get a brighter smile? You’re not alone. Many things can lead to our teeth losing their natural brightness. Americans spend billions of dollars a year on professional teeth whitening and at home whitening products. Each has their own pros and...

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