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Why do we have wisdom teeth, anyway?
Wisdom teeth were once an extremely valuable asset to our ancestors. When a typical diet consisted of chewy plants and uncooked meat, third molars (wisdom teeth), which fit easily into our ancestors’ larger jaws, were absolutely necessary. Wisdom teeth were the evolutionary answer to the need for chewing power to combat excessive wear. Today, our […]
Prepare Your Little One
Unfortunately, not every dental visit is remembered fondly. Many of these experiences occur during childhood with a not-so-great trip to the dentist! Yet, with a bit of preparation and lots of communication, you and your pediatric dentist can work together to ensure that your little one remembers their visit as pleasantly as possible. Prepare Your […]
If You MUST Eat Candy…
When it comes to candy, kids tend to make choices that make pediatric dentists cringe. In fact, the average trick-or-treater will consume three and a half pounds of candy on Halloween. Multiply that across 41 million trick-or-treaters, and you will understand why this can be such an important issue to tackle from a dental perspective. […]
Orange Juice and Toothpaste
Everybody’s day starts a little differently, but we can agree brushing your teeth should always be a part of your morning routine! Are you a before-breakfast brusher? If so, you know the dreaded orange-juice-and-toothpaste taste that can follow! Orange juice is bitter and cereal with milk tastes strange! It’s only temporary, but it can really […]
Dental Implants 101
Whether you are missing a tooth, or at risk of losing many, dental implants may be a great solution for you. Dental implants are an increasingly popular fix for missing or dying teeth, and have many benefits.
Going Green: Dark Green Vegetables and Dental Health
Everyone is going green, but did you know that “going green” can also benefit your oral health? Your pH levels inside your body can greatly affect your overall health.
Invisalign – Your Smile in 3D
Invisalign combines our clinical treatment plan with 3-D computer-generated software to make sets of unique custom-made aligners that move teeth in precise increments.
Oral Health and Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting time when your body is going through many changes. You may be wondering how this will affect your teeth and gums. This blog is meant to answer your oral health questions and give you the information you need to help both you and your baby!
Learning the Lingo – Dental Implants
Dental implants are a safe and effective replacement for a missing tooth or teeth. The implant is placed in your jawbone and integrates with your natural bone.
Wisdom Tooth Removal – Aftercare
Having your impacted wisdom teeth removed is a serious surgical procedure, and post-operative care is extremely important! Read on for instructions on how to care for your sore mouth, and how to minimize unnecessary pain and complications.