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Category Archives: Dental Health

Thumb-sucking and Your Child’s Oral Health

Thumb-sucking and Your Child’s Oral Health While thumb-sucking is a natural reflex for infants and toddlers that can begin in the womb, long-term thumb-sucking can lead to a host of oral health problems. We want your little one to grow big and strong, and have a beautiful smile for years to come. If your child […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Lip Cancer

Everything You Need to Know About Lip Cancer While cancer can certainly be a scary word, education is key. As your partner in oral health, your dentist is here to help you understand the warning signs of lip cancer, which is a common type of mouth cancer. When caught early, this disease is very curable, […]

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3 Dental Treatments That Can Transform Your Smile

3 Dental Treatments That Can Transform Your Smile Behind every dull, tired smirk is a smile waiting to beam. Your dentist loves helping patients unlock the smile of their dreams and offering them the latest and greatest in cosmetic dentistry. Here are three of the best treatments to get if you’re looking to transform your […]

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Six Foods That Can Improve Your Smile

Six Foods That Can Improve Your Smile It’s been said that you can eat your way to better health. But what about eating your way to a better smile? As your partner in oral health, we are here to tell you that it’s true! Not all foods are created equal when it comes to your […]

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How to Eat for a Healthy Smile

How to Eat for a Healthy Smile At some point in your life, we bet you’ve heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” And the saying is quite true! Have you ever really stopped to consider how your diet impacts your oral health? If you’re looking to keep your gums and teeth healthy, here […]

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How a Dentist May Help You Sleep Better

How a Dentist May Help You Sleep Better Have you ever been told that you snore? Or, maybe a partner snores so loudly that your sleep is constantly interrupted. While snoring is quite common, it can sometimes be the result of a larger issue known as obstructive sleep apnea, also called OSA. The good news? […]

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Do You Have Burning Mouth Syndrome?

Do You Have Burning Mouth Syndrome? We’re sure you’ve probably taken a bite of food at one point or another that’s left your mouth feeling burned. But did you know that for some people, experiencing a hot or burning sensation in the mouth happens without ever taking a bite of piping-hot food? Burning Mouth Syndrome, […]

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The Dangers of Sugar on Your Health

It may be sweet, but the effects that sugar can have on your body and teeth sure aren’t. Sugar can be found in all carbohydrates, even in foods that aren’t inherently sweet, like whole grains and vegetables. While consuming natural sugar in organic foods is okay–after all, they have essential [fiber] and minerals that the […]

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The Truth Behind Baby Teeth

If you’re a parent, you’ve been through it before. When your child starts teething around six months of age, you know that it means sleepless nights, louder cries and lots of drool. But why exactly do we go through two sets of teeth in our lifetime? Our other bones grow as we do—why don’t our teeth, […]

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What’s That Pendulum in My Mouth?

Have you ever stood in front of the mirror and said “aaagh” to get a look at your throat? If you have, you would see a bell-like figure that hangs down at the back of your mouth. If you haven’t seen it, take a look, because it’s a fascinating structure! That elongated, hanging structure is […]

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