February is National Children’s Dental Health Month

Five Tips Every Parent Should Know about their Children’s Dental Health Children should see the dentist by age 1  First teeth erupt at 6 months of age. As soon as teeth are present, cavities (dental decay) can begin. Baby bottle tooth decay: what you put in your...

Do It Yourself Orthodontics

Recently, mail order braces and at-home teeth aligner kits have become very popular. They seem appealing, as they are advertised as affordable and convenient. While at-home kits might seem like an ideal solution to a busy lifestyle, they are NOT the miracle fix that...

12 Dental Tips for the Holidays

1. Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Carol while you clean: for two minutes each time. The average person brushes for only 30 seconds. 2. Floss at least once a day. If you don’t floss, you are not cleaning 35% of your teeth surfaces. 3. Avoid those candy canes...

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 that candy on...

6 Terrible-For-Your-Teeth Foods

Brushing, flossing, tongue scraping, and regular professional cleanings aren’t enough to keep your teeth in excellent condition. What you do to maintain a healthy smile is just as important as what you don’t. Avoiding certain foods and drinks that can damage your...

Dental Emergencies – First Aid for your mouth and teeth

Knocked out tooth * Keep the tooth moist at all times * Hold the tooth by the crown, not the root * Do NOT scrub the tooth – if dirty, you may rinse it off * If possible, gently insert the tooth back into to socket, if not, place it into a container of milk. * See...