1. Dental Tips for Back to School

    As the summer comes to an end and school is beginning, it’s time to start thinking about a healthy back to school routine. Taking care of your child’s teeth is an important part of the routine. Research shows “poor oral health can mean missed school and lower grades.” Tooth decay is preventa…Read More

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    Oral Health for Seniors

    How Do I Maintain Good Oral Health in My Senior Years? Your teeth can last a lifetime with proper home care and regular dental checkups. No matter what your age, you can keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste, flossing daily and seeing your dentist regula…Read More

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    Sports Safety – Avoiding Dental Emergencies

    A few years ago, a dental newsletter published what seemed like an unusual story. A boy snagged his teeth on a basketball net while doing a slam-dunk. A freakish accident? Not quite. After the article appeared, nearly 40 dentists wrote in with their own stories. They all told of would-be Michael Jor…Read More

  4. First Tooth = First Dental Visit

    Oral health begins before birth Making infant and children’s oral health a priority is a key to lifelong health. Children should see a dentist as soon as the first tooth erupts or by 12 months of age and regularly thereafter, just like regular check-ups with their pediatrician or family doctor.  …Read More

  5. Healthy Trick or Treating Tips

    Halloween is such a familiar part of North American culture, it’s easy to overlook the health impacts of indulging in this annual celebration. Did you know that tooth decay can take hold in as little as 20 minutes? Here are some tips to avoid scary tooth decay this Halloween season: 1. Hold it at …Read More

  6. Tooth-Friendly Alternatives to Candy

    You care about the dental health of children in your neighborhood, but you do not want to be a joyless Halloween witch who dispenses only toothbrushes and floss. There is no need to scream; there are plenty of healthy Halloween treats that will satisfy hungry children without increasing their chance…Read More

  7. Summer Tips for Healthy Teeth

    Summer is a time for indulgence, which unfortunately is not the time when people are thinking about their oral hygiene. Generally, as the weather heats up, people will gear toward a more laid back and lax attitude. While there’s nothing wrong with that, sometimes a few things slip through the crac…Read More

  8. Juice is Full of Sugar

    How Is Juice Affecting Your Child’s Overall And Dental Health? Juice is doing a lot more to the body than you may even realize. While many think that juice is good because of the nutrients, that’s not always the case. In fact, juice can do a lot more harm to the overall health as well as your ch…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

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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