1. What You Need to Know About Flossing

    When it comes to your flossing technique, are you certain that you’re doing it right? It’s the thing that many people worry about when they go to the dentist for their cleanings twice a year. It’s almost inevitable that the dental hygienist will say, “So how often are you flossing?” You consider for a moment or two how to answer, wondering if you should say, “Oh, every single day,” o…Read More

  2. What To Expect From Your Dental Visit

    Many people have negative feelings about going to the dentist’s office. This could be due to some anxiety you feel because of a negative experience in the past or perhaps the sterile environment just makes you feel uncomfortable. Regardless of why you dislike going to the dentist for a cleaning, it’s something that needs to be done. That is why we want to walk you through what a typical teeth …Read More

  3. How To Get Your Children To Brush Their Teeth

    Kids are tough to get to listen a lot of the time and a parent will tell you there is nothing their child does not like to do more than brush their teeth. However, as this is something necessary every child (and adult for that matter) should be doing, you need to know how to get your kiddo in the habit of having good oral hygiene. Below you can discover just a few ways to get your child excited to…Read More

  4. What’s The Deal With Charcoal Toothpaste?

    Whether you are scrolling through pages of your favorite website or you are flipping through a magazine, you have probably seen an ad of some sort that is promoting something known as charcoal toothpaste. It seems that everyone is talking about this product and what it can do to benefit people in a number of ways. As dentists, we get a ton of questions about whether or not this product is actually…Read More

  5. The Seven Stages of Gum Disease

    Let's be honest: how often do you actually floss? We know that when you come to the dentist office this question is often the most annoying one that you hear. That's because after it is asked, it is followed by your dentist or dental hygienist probing your gum line which is often painful and comes with a bit of advice that you likely do not want to hear. Believe us, your dentist is only poking at …Read More

  6. Is Chocolate That Bad For Your Teeth?

    There are several holidays that come about each year during which there seems to be chocolate at your disposal constantly. One of these holidays is Valentine’s Day and with it right around the corner, we thought we would take this opportunity to talk about how chocolate affects your teeth. Is chocolate bad for your teeth? Whether it be white chocolate, dark chocolate, or any other kind, this tre…Read More

  7. How To Raise your kids to have good oral hygiene habits

    How To Raise Your Kids To Have Good Oral Hygiene Habits

    If you are a parent, you probably are extremely familiar with how difficult it can be to get your child to agree to brush their teeth. It seems that every single night and every single morning there is a whole song and dance that must take place before your child will finally take a minute or two to take care of their teeth. The good news is that this is an uphill battle that nearly every parent h…Read More

  8. Bi-Annual Dentist Visits Are Imperative

    Seeing as how it is the beginning of a brand new year, everyone is searching for ways to improve their health and their lives in general. This is the perfect time of year to ask yourself, “When was the last time I went to the dentist?”. If the answer is more than six months ago or even worse, if you can’t even remember, it’s time to take action. Someone with even the very best oral hygiene…Read More

  9. What Your Tongue Means For Your Oral Health

    In case you were unaware, your tongue is a very impressive muscle. In fact, it is the strongest muscle in your entire body. Something you also may not know is the effect your tongue has on your overall oral hygiene. This is why dentists complete an overall oral exam each time you come to their office. Every aspect of the inside of your mouth is important where your dental hygiene is concerned. A …Read More

  10. Is It Time To Bring Your Child To The Dentist?

    As a parent, you are responsible for making a ton of decisions that will lead to your child being happy and healthy. If you have recently had a child, you may be wondering when you should take him or her to the dentist. The answer? Now. Chances are that even if your child is as early as six months old, he/she will begin to have teeth coming in. Seeing as how this happens at different times for eve…Read More