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Thumbsucking 101

Got a thumb sucker in your house? Don’t worry – you are far from alone. An average of 3 out of 4 children suck their thumbs or other fingers. This number is high, but not surprising – the act of sucking digits is, in fact, a natural reflex that your baby has been practicing since […]

Flossing: Absolutely Necessary!

Yes, You Still Have to Floss. No, the dance move “flossing” does not count. The AP recently released an article making the claim that “there’s little proof that flossing works”. Their review cited a series of studies that found flossing does little or nothing to improve oral health. Here’s the problem: the studies were flawed. […]

Your child’s first dental visit

When should your child visit the dentist? It is recommended that your child’s first dental visit take place around the first birthday.  You might ask why, or assume that your child is too young to visit us. But don’t worry, we are very experienced in treating children of all ages. What happens at the first […]

What the Fluoride

    Fluoride is often called nature’s cavity fighter, and for good reason! Fluoride, a naturally-occurring mineral, helps prevent cavities by making your enamel more resistant to the acid that causes tooth decay. Before teeth are fully grown, the fluoride taken in from foods and beverages help make tooth enamel stronger. This provides what is […]

All There is to Know About Veneers

    If you are looking for a way to freshen up your smile, veneers might the perfect choice for you.! Veneers are usually made from composite resin or porcelain and bonded to your natural. Below are some frequently asked questions veneers and how they can change the look of your smile. Why do people […]

Back to School Tips on Keeping Your Teeth Happy and Healthy

    Going back to school means the kids are out of the house, but that doesn’t mean dental hygiene has to be put on hold! Here are some great tips to maintain dental hygiene going back to school: Stay on a routine No matter how eventful the end of summer is, supervise that children […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Good Dental Hygiene

    Dental Hygiene is important. Those who practice good oral habits reap the benefits, while the latter… not so much. Most of us have a great deal of control over whether or not we keep our teeth as we age. Those who don’t follow a proper routine, end up losing their teeth, thus requiring […]

Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

  Is there something about your teeth that is holding you back from smiling? Cosmetic dentistry is the perfect opportunity to correct your teeth’s imperfections that have been causing these insecurities. Nothing should keep you from smiling; read below for simple solutions that can give you that million dollar smile you’ve always dreamed of. 1. […]

5 Mouth Healthy Snacks That Are Delicious Too!

  Not all foods are created equal. Some can be good for you and some can cause detrimental damage to your teeth (EEK)! Below are a few snack ideas that are not only tasty and easy to whip up, but healthy for your mouth too. 1. Apple Cinnamon oatmeal: Due to the high fiber and […]

6 Essential Oils for Healthy Gums and Teeth

Let’s face it; Essential oils are all the rage these days. Known for their unique healing and therapeutic benefits, essential oils have been used for centuries dating all the way back to 2000 BC. In recent years, the rise of essential oils has taken health care to an entirely new perspective, for uses like aromatherapy, […]