Category: Preventive Dentistry

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 »

Dental Checkups: Benefits

When it comes to preventive care, patients often think to themselves, “Well, there’s nothing wrong yet, so I’m sure I can skip my visit just this one time.” Unfortunately, making the decision to postpone dental checkups may result in serious consequences that are otherwise easy to avoid. You see, preventive services are associated with the… Read more »

Dental Cleanings: More Helpful Than You Think

How much do you know about why we recommend that you schedule your dental cleaning once every six months? Do you know that you leave our practice with a much cleaner, fresher smile but you’re not quite sure what it is we’re doing during your cleaning? You may know that there are many benefits to… Read more »