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What’s the Best Toothpaste for My Child?

February 12, 2015

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One of the more common questions we are asked on a regular basis concerns choosing the right toothpaste. There are so many choices that it can be difficult to find one that is best for your child’s oral health. Here are a few quick guidelines to make sure you find one that’s right: 1) Look…
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Since Baby Teeth Are Temporary, Are They Important?

January 29, 2015

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We often hear people downplay the importance of primary teeth (also called “baby” or “milk” teeth).  The front 4 primary teeth generally last until 6-7 years of age, while the back teeth (cuspids and molars) aren’t replaced until age 10-13.  People mistakenly believe that since these teeth are temporary, that they do not matter in…
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E-cigarettes, Teenagers and Oral Health

January 15, 2015

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More teenagers have tried Electronic Cigarettes than adults, with statistics showing as many as 10% of high school students having tried the latest trend in smoking compared with only 2.7% of adults. E-cig use has exploded in the past few years, and many people claim to have stopped smoking traditional cigarettes because of them.  While…
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4 Sure-Fire Tips for a Cavity Free Year

January 1, 2015

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one out of every five children in the US has an untreated cavity.  More than 51 million school hours are lost every year because of dental problems.  However, nearly 100% of cavities are preventable.  Want a cavity free year? Following these four simple steps can keep…
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Seven Healthy Teeth Stocking Stuffer Gift Ideas Your Kids Will Love

December 18, 2014

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Looking for a few last-minute ideas to fill the stockings you’ve hung with care?  Here are ideas for a few items that will get little ones excited about taking care of their teeth this coming year! A New Toothbrush Everyone loves a new toothbrush.  For the holidays, pick one that will get your kids excited…
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5 Tips for Healthy Holiday Smiles

December 4, 2014

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A season of holiday cheer doesn’t mean a holiday from your family’s dental health.  In fact, the change in your schedule and diet means that it is even more essential to be vigilant in maintaining your beautiful smile.  Here are five pointers for a healthy mouth during the holidays: Get up to date on your…
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Four Ways to Say “Thank You” to Your Teeth!

November 20, 2014

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Your teeth are important!  Not only are they the first stage in eating and digestion, but a healthy set of teeth will keep you looking your best.  So perhaps it’s a idea good to say “Thank You” to your teeth for being so awesome.  Here are a few ways you can show your gratitude. Hum…
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When Fruit is Bad for Your Teeth

November 6, 2014

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  With all of the junk food available to kids and adults, it’s hard to imagine that something as seemingly healthy as fruit could ever be bad for your teeth.  And certainly there are a lot of foods that are high in sugar that would be considered far worse for your overall oral health.  Still,…
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