Monthly Archives: February 2014

Bad Breath

A common concern among dental patients is halitosis, or “bad breath”.  Fortunately, most cases of halitosis can be addressed with improved oral hygiene.  Here are some tips to help you feel confident that your breath is not offensive: 1.     Floss … Continue reading

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What is a Sealant?

Your child’s daily routine involves brushing and flossing, hopefully twice a day; but if the word cavity continues to be a part of your dental office visit, then dental sealants might be a great option for your child.  Even when … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day to you and your family!

If you are looking for a creative gift that will be appreciated, consider a gift certificate for cosmetic dentistry from our office!  While most dental benefits will not provide for optional services such as teeth whitening or veneers, these are … Continue reading

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When should I start using fluoride toothpaste for my child?

Fluoride is safe and necessary for keeping teeth strong, but only at appropriate levels.  The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends using fluoride by the age of 3.  You need to apply a pea-sized amount of toothpaste on the brush … Continue reading

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We care for your entire family

February is the National Children’s Dental health month and is an ideal time for parents to help their children maintain a healthy smile.  Supervising their brushing and flossing will help ensure that their oral health is excellent. Limit candy and … Continue reading

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