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Teaching Kids to Brush and Floss

With the proven link between oral health and overall body health, it’s important as a parent to teach your kids how to create and maintain a regular oral health schedule. Specifically, you need to make sure they understand the importance of brushing and flossing on a regular basis. It’s recommended by pediatric dentists across the… Read More

The Foods to Eat to Maintain Healthy Teeth

If you want to maintain a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile, then it’s best to keep up on oral hygiene and attend your routine cleanings and checkups every six months. Another thing our team recommends that you do is have a healthy and balanced diet. However, we understand that that might be a difficult task… Read More

Tips on How to Keep Germs Away From Your Toothbrush

If you want a strong and successful oral health, it’s best to clean your smile each day with a clean and pristine toothbrush. However, it may be tough to keep your toothbrush clean because there are millions of germs and bacteria longing to live on its bristles. So, to help you keep your toothbrush in… Read More

Take Care of Your Night Guard and It Will Take Care of You

If you suffer from bruxism (also known as teething grinding or clenching), you may be familiar with the value of your custom made night guard. It absorbs the pressure and friction of your teeth, but it needs your time and attention to sufficiently do its job. Without proper care, your night guard will become unsanitary… Read More

The History of Laughing Gas

Laughing gas—or nitrous oxide—is a sedative gas that mixes with oxygen to help patients relax during dental procedures. In the few short centuries since its discovery, laughing gas has become one of the most popular methods of sedation dentistry. Nitrous oxide was discovered in 1793 by English scientist and clergyman Joseph Priestley, the first known… Read More

Four Types of Food to Chew Carefully

You’ve probably heard the dangers of consuming too much sugar and the inevitable consequence of tooth decay, but did you know that the type of food you eat can be as harmful as individual items and dishes? Here are four types of food to chew carefully: 1. Icy Water is the best drink option when… Read More

The Causes of Bad Breath

Do you ever wonder what you can do to prevent bad breath? If so, you’ve probably already thought about using mints or chewing gums–but will these choices harm your teeth? In reality, using mints and gum isn’t necessarily a problem–though sugar will feed the bacteria that causes decay. Since most breath mints are made mostly… Read More

How Your Teeth Benefit from Exercise

When you think of the benefits of exercising, what’s the first thing that came to mind? If you thought about having a healthy body or healthy heart, you aren’t alone. Aside from maintaining a healthy weight, these are some of the most common benefits. But did you know that exercising can benefit your teeth and… Read More

Do You Know How You Can Prevent Root Canals?

Do you avoid root canal therapy because you’ve heard how painful it is? If so, did you know that root canal therapy is actually about as uncomfortable as having a cavity filled? In fact, root canals are more comfortable than they’ve ever been, which is fortunate because ignoring a damaged root canal can lead to… Read More

What You Should Know About In-Office Whitening

Do you ever wish you could have a more radiant smile? Would you be surprised to learn that Americans, on average, spend more than a billion dollars every year just on store-bought teeth whitening kits? While there isn’t anything innately wrong with at-home whitening, if kits, strips, pastes, or any other whitening method is used… Read More