Father’s Day: Dental Gifts For Dad

Father's Day: Dental Gifts for Dad

June is here, and Father's Day is right around the corner. It is also Men's Health Month, where we focus on reminding all the Dads we know to remember to care for themselves as much as they care for their families. In keeping with both of those celebrations, now is the perfect time to consider thinking outside the box this…

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National Smile Month

National Smile Month

  National Smile Month began in the United Kingdom in 1977 and has since grown to include the United States since 2009. It's recognized every year from May 15th-June 15th. It highlights three important messages that help us all to develop and maintain a healthy smile: Brush your teeth a minimum of right before going to bed, and after breakfast…

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Memorial Day BBQs:  Healthy Grilling Options

Memorial Day BBQs:  Healthy Grilling Options

  For many people, Memorial Day is the official start to the summer season, and that usually means dusting off the grill and enjoying a barbecue. Unfortunately, many traditional grilled foods are not tooth-friendly. Barbecue sauce sticks to your teeth, corn on the cob gets caught in your teeth, and the acid in lemonade can wear away your enamel. Standard…

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Dental Implants:  All About This Procedure

Dental Implants:  All About this Procedure

What exactly is a dental implant? A dental implant is actually a metal post that is inserted where the root of your missing tooth was.  A small extension, which is called an abutment, is placed on top of it and then a crown, which looks like a tooth, is placed on top of that. This gives you the look, feel,…

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Summer Vacation:  Healthy Dental Habits For Kids

Summer Vacation:  Healthy Dental Habits for Kids

We are making our way through Spring, and summer is right around the corner. With everyone's schedule changing, it is easy to get off-track with your children's dental hygiene. Here are some summer oral health tips that will help them keep their teeth strong and healthy. Keep Oral Hygiene a Priority Regular brushing and flossing in the summer are just as important…

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Five Tips To Make Your Dental Checkups A Breeze

Five Tips to Make your Dental Checkups a Breeze

  A dental exam is much more than a routine cleaning. It is an opportunity to ask questions or discuss any oral care issues you may be experiencing. Five tips to prepare for your next appointment are: Schedule regular appointments Handle finances ahead of time Know your history Honesty is the best policy Clear your calendar Regular Appointments Regular preventive…

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Family Dentistry: Get Kids Started On Great Dental Habits

Family dentistry: Get Kids Started on Great Dental Habits

  Dental Care is one of the leading causes of health anxiety and worry for children; so much so that, according to National Smile month, only 6 out of 10 children regularly visit their dentist. The key to healthy teeth lies in a holistic mindset: parents, dentists, and our kids all need a hand in building strong teeth for life. Prevent tartar,…

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National Facial Protection Month

National Facial Protection Month

Did you know that approximately 12 million children and young adults suffer a sports-related injury every year? This leads to 33 billion dollars in health care costs along with 20 million missed school days. National Facial Protection Month is promoted every April to inform the public that many of these injuries can be prevented by wearing the proper protective gear. Simple…

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Easter Meals For Healthy Teeth

Easter Meals for Healthy Teeth

Every year, children look forward to a visit from the Easter Bunny, complete with baskets stuffed with sweet treats, chocolates, toys and sugary snacks. While celebrating for special occasions is a healthy and natural indulgence, children are the most susceptible to tooth decay and damage after consuming candies. If they do choose to partake in a small amount of sweets,…

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April Fools: Common Dental Misconceptions

April Fools: Common Dental Misconceptions

Whenever you have bleeding gum, there is nothing wrong with you. In fact, do not worry about oral hygiene because it does not relate to your overall health. We have always heard these statements coming from various people, haven’t we? Is this true? No! In the spirit of April Fool’s Day, we have tried to tackle some of the dental…

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