Category: Preventive Dentistry

Can You Do More to Care for Your Smile? Part One

Of course you want to know how to keep your smile healthy. It’s what your husband fell in love with, and how your friends describe you to strangers. As your most prized feature, surely you want it to look its best, and you know that begins with great preventive care. But are you actually doing… Read more »

Help Your Baby Develop a Great Smile with Simple Preventive Care

Are you welcoming a New Year’s baby this year, or expecting one later in the season? If so, and especially if it is your first child, you have probably already begun reading parenting books and soliciting advice from seasoned parents. But has any of that research covered your baby’s dental needs? Many first-time parents can… Read more »

Dentist-Approved Gifts for The Kids On Your List

Tired of giving your children the same old stocking stuffers year after year? There are plenty of ways to make dental care a part of your holiday celebrations, and none of them involve making the kids open a box of floss come Christmas morning. Here are some preventive dentist-approved gifts that are sure to delight… Read more »

How to Help Your Smile Survive the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful chance to spend a bit more time with your favorite people and your favorite dishes. Who isn’t tempted to grab a second piece of Grandma’s favorite pecan pie while reminiscing with cousins about all your best childhood memories? But if you want to start this next year feeling and looking… Read more »

Pediatric-Dentist Approved Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Halloween does often bring up visions of buckets of candy and floors littered with empty chocolate wrappers. But you don’t have to hand out sugar-laden treats to make the neighborhood kids squeal with excitement this year. There are plenty of children’s dentist-approved tricks to providing great Halloween treats that won’t wreak havoc on young smiles…. Read more »

TMJ Disorder: An Introduction

Perhaps you have been struggling with discomfort in or around your jaw joints but you’re not sure what to make of it. Fortunately, by scheduling a preventive visit to see us, we can examine your oral cavity (including digital X-rays of your oral structures) to get to the bottom of the problem. A likely conclusion?… Read more »

Your Guide To Flossing

Just like any other technique in preventive dentistry, it’s extremely important that you’re flossing correctly between visits. First and foremost, don’t allow the idea of “best flossing” to get you down – if you think you may need to make some changes to your daily dental hygiene, they will be quite simple to put into… Read more »

Is Your Brushing Its Best?

Brushing your teeth every day is a given – you have done it since you were a child and you know that it’s extremely important for maintaining a healthy smile. What you may not know, however, is whether you’re doing your very best. While you know that brushing once in the morning and once before… Read more »

Bruxism: 3 Important Facts

Have you noticed lately that your jaws and teeth feel somewhat sore? Perhaps you are suffering from strange symptoms like ringing in your ears and sensitive teeth but you’re not sure what’s going on. You may be suffering from a preventable disorder called bruxism. Not sure what to make of this? We suggest that you… Read more »

Introducing: Dental Sealants

Perhaps we have commented to you during your little one’s dental checkup that dental sealants offer a wealth of benefits for growing smiles. However, if you are not sure what to make of sealants, you may not have given this much thought yet. The reason we are quite adamant about providing education regarding sealants is… Read more »