Back to School- Back to Routine

The time is here once again when all the parents sigh in relief as the kiddos say goodbye to the chaotic fun of summer, and hello to another school year. Chances are, during summer recess things were less structured. The kids slept in, played all day with friends, and stayed up past their bed times. There … Continue reading

And Now for A Brief History on Braces

It seems like nowadays braces are a right of passage when one reaches double digits in their life. However, do you ever wonder when it was decided that a crowded mouth was out and a perfectly aligned pallet and teeth were in? It may come as a surprise to you, but according to the American … Continue reading

The Dangers of DIY Teeth Whitening

Everyone craves a beautiful white smile, but did you know you can harm yourself trying to get it? DIY teeth whitening kits have skyrocketed in popularity over the last few years, but what most don’t realize is they can cause uneven whitening, increased sensitivity, and infection. DIY whitening kits often don’t completely cover the surface … Continue reading

Summer Summertime Stains

Summer time is a time for relaxing, sipping on sweet drinks, and enjoying some awesome BBQ while camping. However, it can also be a time for sugar to wreak havoc on your teeth. Citrus Why is it harmful? The sweet citrus fruits in your drink are acidic and erode the enamel on your teeth, leading … Continue reading

Fun Dental Facts

It is time for some fun. Dentistry isn’t all serious all the time. We are going to mix it up with some fun facts and interesting findings! Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. Regardless of this fact – please continue to open bottle with bottle openers. According to a recent survey … Continue reading

Staying Active This Summer

We aren’t only concerned about our patient’s oral health, but their overall health as well. Regular physical activity increases your life span and helps prevent disease and illness. Luckily, the beautiful weather and scenery our state provides us in the summer, offers us a multitude of fun recreational activities to choose from. So, here are … Continue reading

3 Common Questions

We see lots of patients, and plenty of kids are included in that number. We love to see them as they grow and help to teach them about dental hygiene!  When it comes to oral care – most of the questions do come from parents as they are the ones who are “in the know” … Continue reading

Keep Brushing Fun

We know that brushing is important – but telling a kid that it is important doesn’t always get the job done. They just don’t understand long-term at this point in the game of life.  Especially toddlers who are just beginning to brush. Here are a couple of things that you can do to try to … Continue reading

Oil Pulling – One Dentist Responds

The term “oil-pulling” has become such a popular thing – but what do some dentist’s think?  We went online and found an article that one dentist wrote concerning her point of view. Please note that we encourage everyone who has some questions to come in and speak with us, or their normal dentist.  As always … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Teeth

Taking care of your teeth during pregnancy is a must – it is not the time to stop doing what you do! There are just a couple of things that you want to keep in mind! Morning sickness happens – we know! Be sure to rinse your mouth out with water or a mouth wash … Continue reading