Skip to content

Blog

When Is the Right Time?

Are you behind on your dental care? How do you know when something can wait or whether or not it’s time to schedule an appointment and let us have a look? Here are a few important things to keep in mind and how they relate to professional dental care. Your Medical History Medical conditions and […]

Continue Reading »

Helpful Hints to Quit Smoking

We all know that quitting is much easier said than done. The truth is, regardless of how long you’ve been using tobacco products, making the choice to quit now can greatly reduce risks to your oral and overall health. We’re here to remind you that you can do it. Set a Goal The biggest part […]

Continue Reading »

Pregnancy and Your Teeth

During pregnancy it is normal to experience changes in your body. Did you know that it’s also normal to see changes in your smile? Nausea and Vomiting Morning sickness can result in increased acid exposure to your teeth. Instead of brushing your teeth right after a period of vomiting, rinse your mouth out with water. […]

Continue Reading »

Keep Your Tongue Healthy

When’s the last time you cleaned your tongue? If you’ve ever worried about having bad breath, you might be surprised to hear that as much as 90% of odor-causing bacteria inside of your mouth are right on top of your tongue. Between the small, bumpy papilla hide thousands of microbes. Many of them cause bad […]

Continue Reading »

Why Treat Baby Teeth?

If you’ve just found out that your child has a cavity in one of their teeth, you might be asking yourself “Why should I have it treated? It’s only going to fall out anyway!” You wouldn’t be the first person to wonder why we would highly recommend correcting the condition. The truth is, your child’s […]

Continue Reading »

Teaching Your Child to Brush

Instilling healthy oral habits at a young age can save your child from many dental problems down the road. It also encourages independence and self-confidence. Here are some important things to keep in mind when you’re teaching your child to brush their teeth. Birth Before teeth come in, your child’s mouth still needs to be […]

Continue Reading »

Losing a Tooth Too Early

Children love when they lose a tooth, but sometimes that tooth falls out well before it’s supposed to. This can be a problem because if the baby tooth is no longer saving the space for the adult tooth, other teeth will shift in on its space and cause the erupting adult tooth to become impacted […]

Continue Reading »

Get to Know the Signs

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is a serious condition that not only destroys your smile, it can also impact your health. When your immune system is strained by infection and oral bacteria enters into your bloodstream, you’re in for trouble. The more severe your gum disease is, the more difficult it is to manage health conditions […]

Continue Reading »

Time to Replace Your Fillings?

Just like a patch on a pair of jeans, fillings can begin to wear out. Knowing when to replace them can keep your underlying tooth as healthy as possible, and limit the size of the filling that is taking its place. Here are 3 signs to look for when you think it might be time […]

Continue Reading »

Protect Your Smile

Dental sealants are thin, protective coatings that are placed over the deep pits and grooves of your molars. By sealing off these deep crevices, it makes it easier to keep your teeth clean and also blocks out acids and bacteria that cause tooth decay. Dental sealants: Take only a few minutes to apply Are typically […]

Continue Reading »