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Tooth care while on vacation

Preparing Your Teeth For Vacation

June 25, 2018 | Comments Off on Preparing Your Teeth For Vacation

Bags are packed. Mail is forwarded. Thermostat set to save energy. Time for vacation. STOP! What about your teeth? While it may seem like there’s little chance of a tooth emergency on vacation, it happens far more than you think. If you’re going on a vacation, then make sure you’re prepared before and during the […]

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DIY braces can be dangerous

Homemade Braces Are A DIY Don’t

June 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Homemade Braces Are A DIY Don’t

The Internet has made life easier, but it’s also been the cause of dangerous fads that have injured people including do-it-yourself braces. There are videos and products online telling people to make their own braces at a fraction of the cost of a dentist, but these “braces” can lead to permanent damage and much more. […]

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Energy drinks can cause cavities and hurt your teeth

Energy Drinks: A Boost At The Expense of Tooth Enamel

May 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Energy Drinks: A Boost At The Expense of Tooth Enamel

The world just keeps getting faster and faster, leaving people little time for restful sleep. When everyone works and plays from dawn until dusk, it’s not surprising that energy drinks have become the go-to drink for the younger (and even not-so-younger) generation. Unfortunately, the energy boost comes at a price for your teeth and it […]

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replacing a missing tooth

Is Replacing A Missing Tooth Important? Yes!

May 18, 2018 | Comments Off on Is Replacing A Missing Tooth Important? Yes!

When you break, chip or lose a front tooth, there’s little delay in getting it fixed. If it’s a molar or tooth that doesn’t have much of a smile presence, then you might think there’s no hurry in taking care of it. It’s not all that painful. It’s annoying, but doesn’t seem to impact much, […]

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When should you change your toothbrush

How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

April 26, 2018 | Comments Off on How Often Should You Change Your Toothbrush?

Your toothbrush is always there for you in the morning, but over time it can become ineffective and a breeding ground for bacteria. When was the last time you changed your toothbrush or your electric toothbrush head? If you can’t remember, then it’s probably past due. Many people forget about changing their toothbrush regularly and […]

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Motivating kids for good dental hygiene

Motivating Kids For Good Dental Hygiene

April 15, 2018 | Comments Off on Motivating Kids For Good Dental Hygiene

Kids are wonderful, but it’s not always easy to get them to practice good dental hygiene. With so many distractions from video games to YouTube, they likely don’t want to take the time out to brush their teeth after dinner. It could be they’d rather sleep a few extra minutes before going to school. Setting […]

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dental care during pregnancy

The Importance of Dental Care During Pregnancy

March 19, 2018 | Comments Off on The Importance of Dental Care During Pregnancy

When you’re pregnant, there are a million things that go through your mind and there is a whole new world of rules and regulations soon-to-be-moms need to follow in order to have the best chances at a happy and healthy baby. You’ll see your doctor on a regular basis, but don’t forget about your dentist […]

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Sports can lead to tooth problems

Four Ways People Abuse Their Teeth

March 10, 2018 | Comments Off on Four Ways People Abuse Their Teeth

Your teeth take a lot of punishment throughout your life, but people routinely do things that unnecessarily add stress and higher chances of tooth decay. These are totally avoidable, but many people think their teeth are invincible. We see them come in with chips, breaks and cavities that didn’t need to happen. Your Teeth Are […]

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bruxism or teeth grinding in adults and children

Teeth Grinding: Why It’s Harmful and What You Can Do

February 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Teeth Grinding: Why It’s Harmful and What You Can Do

Do you often wake up with a headache or a sore jaw, but don’t know why? You’re likely dealing with bruxism, or the more common name, teeth grinding. While seemingly innocuous at first glance, teeth grinding can cause serious problems if not taken care of quickly. The problem is most people don’t even know they’re […]

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don't ignore a toothache

Don’t Ignore Tooth Pain and Call Your Dentist

February 12, 2018 | Comments Off on Don’t Ignore Tooth Pain and Call Your Dentist

Toothaches are common and can be caused by many different things from the mundane to the dangerous. They can be a slight annoyance or a mind-splitting pain, but if you get them it’s best to contact the dentist and take care of it. While they may seem innocuous, tooth pain can be a sign of […]

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