1. oral health

    April is Oral Health Month

    Although the mouth is part of the body, we often think of it as something separate. We often ignore bleeding or tender gums, while an irritation or pain elsewhere in the body would mean a trip to the doctor. Poor oral health can affect a person's quality of life. Oral pain, missing teeth or oral inf…Read More

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    Easy March Break Ideas for Kids and Grandkids

    Oral health doesn’t just have to do with visiting a pediatric dentist twice a year to make sure your child’s teeth are in good shape. Oral health also has to do with taking a break and having some fun no matter what age you might be. Here are some simple ideas for how to entertain kids and grand…Read More

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    Healthy Valentine’s Day Treats for Kids

    Valentine’s Day is a day to celebrate the ones you love and let them know how much you care about them. What better way to celebrate than showering your kids with cool (and healthy) treats to eat! Your kids will remember the special little things you do for them. They’ll appreciate the thought a…Read More

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    Valentine’s Day Tips from Your Dentist

    From the “Kiss Me” messages on tiny candy hearts to romantic songs on the radio, a kiss is probably on your list this Valentine’s Day. Before cuddling up to your loved one this year, make sure your mouth is in good health because, as it turns out, a kiss is more than just a kiss. Kissing stimu…Read More

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    Should We Still Floss?

    Flossing has been linked to good dental care for years. It has been a prominent part of good oral hygiene because it removes the particles of food from your teeth after meals. With so much bacteria already in the mouth, flossing does its part to cleanse the small areas between the teeth. Not to ment…Read More

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    Ways to Look After Your Teeth This Christmas

    With Christmas just around the corner, everyone is ready and geared up for the festivities to get underway. Mince pies, champagne, selection boxes and umpteen bags of sweets will no doubt make their way into our festive diets. It's a thoroughly enjoyable time of year, but spare a thought for the den…Read More

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    Bad Habits And How They Damage Teeth

    We all have habits — some of them are good, some of them might be harmful. Sometimes we exhibit these habits when we’re nervous or when we’re happy. It might be surprising to learn that some “nervous ticks” or routines have a negative impact on our oral health. If you’ve experienced harm…Read More

  8. Tips for a Tooth-Friendly Halloween

    As the year’s second most popular holiday quickly approaches, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD), the leading authority on children’s oral health, is urging parents and caregivers to be aware of the treats their children consume on October 31st and throughout the Halloween season…Read More

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    Healthy Foods for Healthy Teeth

    We’ve heard of foods that enhance brain development. And we know which foods lead to strong bones. But are there specific foods that promote a healthy mouth and ensure good dental care? You bet your pearly whites! And thankfully, the foods that assist with oral hygiene are also excellent foods to …Read More

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    All About Gingivitis

    If you’re wondering if you have gingivitis or what it can do to your oral health, then our dental care blog can help educate you on what it is and the treatment for it. What Is It? People with gingivitis have inflamed gum tissue around their teeth, caused by bacteria found in dental plaque. Normal…Read More