Home Remedies for Minor Dental Emergencies

If you are experiencing severe pain or swelling, you should call your dentist. Here are some tips for more minor problems: If you have a broken tooth that is painful or has a rough edge, you can use a product called “Dentemp” which is available at your local pharmacy...

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...