12 Tips for a Healthy Halloween

Halloween is around the corner, which for most children means bags of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. No surprise, Halloween can also present parents with a variety of healthy and safety challenges. “It’s OK to eat...

Dental Sealants

What are Sealants? Sealants are a plastic type of material that is applied in a thin coat to the chewing surfaces of your molars. It covers the deep pits and grooves that are at risk of developing tooth decay. Who should get sealants? Children and adults can benefit...

Some Diseases that your Dentist may Discover First

Dental checkups may reveal more than you realize. When you visit your dentist, they don’t just look at your teeth. We look at all of the soft tissue in your mouth. Exams may allow the dentist to identify a number of surprising conditions, possibly before you or...

Athletic Mouth Guards

High impact sport activities such as football, soccer, ice hockey, lacrosse and basketball can lead to broken or lost teeth, gum lacerations as well as concussions. There are 3 types of Guards 1. Stock Guards * These are over the counter guards that are available in...

Summer drinks that may be damaging your teeth

Many drinks cause erosion due to the high acidity and cavities from the high sugar content. Tooth enamel starts to erode at a pH of 5.3 or lower. The pH level of water is 7.0 (neutral) The lower the number the higher the acidity. Sodas are the biggest offenders...