Tips for Oral Health While Traveling

When you’re on the road, it’s easy to forget to take care of your oral health. Bouncing from hotel to hotel in various cities across the country is exhausting, and it’s easy to just take a nap in the airport terminal instead of taking a few minutes to brush your teeth. However, as you’re likely… Read more »

How the Toothbrush Came to Be

Dental hygiene is an irreplaceable contributor to oral health. Proper dental hygiene includes brushing your teeth twice a day and flossing once a day. Teeth care dates back for thousands of years. However, early dental care tools were very different from what we use today. Let’s explore the history of the toothbrush together. Tools for… Read more »

Tips for Managing Issues with Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety is a recognized psychological condition. It occurs when an individual experiences heightened stress and anxiety before and during dental appointments and procedures. Your dentist, Dr. , offers a few insights and tips for managing issues with dental anxiety. When you are scheduling your upcoming appointment, let our team know that you have had… Read more »

Advice on How to Achieve Strong and Healthy Gums

Do you ever wonder what it takes to keep your gums in tip-top shape? If so, our team is here to help you! It’s very important to keep your gums clean and pristine so you can prevent and fight major dental issues. To help you care for your oral tissues each day, Dr. and our… Read more »

A Bad Filling Can Be Restored with a Crown

In most cases fillings are used to repair small to medium-sized cavities. While fillings are meant to have a long lifespan, it’s not unheard-of for an old or large filling to fall out and be lost. A missing filling needs to be seen by Dr. . If the tooth doesn’t have enough strong and healthy… Read more »

Exercise and Your Oral Health

Do you ever worry about gum disease? Did you know that gum disease can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, crooked and sensitive teeth, and persistent bad breath? Do you ever wonder what you can do to hold off the issue? If so, we have a few ideas for you—including brushing, flossing, and visiting… Read more »

The Ways Drugs and Supplements Can Impact Your Mouth

Did you know that prescription drugs and supplements can affect your mouth? Well, it’s true! There are many side effects to different types of medications that can alter your oral health. Those side effects are: Dry mouth: Some medications decrease the amount of saliva your mouth produces. This can be extremely dangerous because it can… Read more »

Why Does Your Baby Need to Visit the Dentist?

The ADA recommends scheduling dental appointments for babies as soon as their first teeth erupt, which usually occurs around six months of age, and no later than their first birthday. This is because children become susceptible to tooth decay and oral disease as soon as they have exposed teeth. Children’s diets affect their oral health… Read more »

What Do You Know About Your Child’s Teeth?

As you know, your children will eventually lose their teeth, but do you know when you should consider pulling their teeth? Similarly, when you should expect their teeth to come in? Generally, baby’s teeth start coming in when they are approximately six months old and they should have all twenty of their baby teeth when… Read more »

Flossing Correctly

Our dentist and team stress the importance of practicing proper dental hygiene at home. Dental hygiene, paired with regular dental checkups, can help you achieve and keep ideal oral health. Many people brush as often as they should, but take the importance of flossing for granted. Flossing at least once every day is essential to… Read more »