Healthy Dental Lifestyle

If we were to describe the perfect dental-health lifestyle to recommend to our patients included would be: Eating healthy foods Drinking plenty of water Staying physically fit Having your teeth professionally cleaned and examined regularly Daily hygiene habits of brushing and flossing Being tobacco-free Taking care of your mouth not only helps with your overall health, but with regular exams,... read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

Many common dental problems in children can be avoided with daily flossing and brushing, along with regular trips to the dentist. However, one of the most common dental troubles begins before the teeth emerge. “Baby Bottle Tooth Decay” typically occurs when a baby or toddler has gone to bed for the night, or for a nap, with a bottle filled... read more »

Tooth Problems?

Have you ever wondered why tooth decay and erosion occur? Plaque, a sticky substance that covers teeth, begins to build up when we eat or drink. Plaque contains bacteria that eat away at the enamel of the teeth. Saliva helps in the battle against tooth decay by diluting the acid and the bacteria as well as keeping your mouth moist.... read more »

Planning for Halloween?

As you plan for Halloween, we suggest looking for a treat to give the children such as a small and inexpensive goodie like pencils or novelty erasers instead of candy. The toy items can be just as fun as candy and are not harmful to teeth. However, if your children will receive a lot of candy, we recommend limiting the... read more »