Read our blog post for tips to achieve healthy gums and learn how to detect gum disease. We also talk about gum disease treatments available at our office. Contact our team for help improving your gum health!
Did you know that sleep apnea can negatively affect your oral health? Read our blog post to learn how teeth grinding, TMJ dysfunction, dry mouth, and tooth decay relate to sleep apnea. Contact us if you think you may be struggling with sleep apnea!
Read our blog post to learn about string floss, floss picks, and the benefit of daily flossing! Our team can give your family tips and tricks to improve your oral care routine. Contact us for help supporting a clean and healthy smile.
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Studies show that the majority of adults don’t floss regularly. But there’s a reason your dentist recommends you do it daily. These consequences of not flossing will make you think twice about skipping this important part of your routine. Gum Disease When you don’t floss, plaque builds up between your teeth and gums. This can …Read the full article
Nothing beats a warm drink on a cold day, except, of course, a beverage that is also safe for the teeth. Opt for drinks that have all the flavor you crave without the sugar that can break down tooth enamel. Here are three warming and sugar-free recipes just in time for the winter weather. Sugar-Free …Read the full article
Having your kids read books about going to the dentist can help make the experience easier for nervous kids. It’s best to have a range of books for different reading levels. The books should focus on visits to the dentist. This allows a child to relate to a fictitious character’s experience; this can have a …Read the full article
As anyone with children can attest to, getting your little ones to practice sound dental hygiene — especially the dreaded task of *brushing* — can be a challenging endeavor, fraught with protestations, hemming and hawing, and flat-out refusal. Here are some sure-fire ways to encourage your little ones to brush (correctly and regularly), and even …Read the full article
Everyone knows that proper dental care is essential to good overall health. Unfortunately, the high cost of certain procedures can prevent many people from getting the dental care that they need. One solution is a good dental insurance policy. Dental insurance can help you manage the cost of dental care for you and your family, …Read the full article
Many people experience tooth decay at some point in their life. It’s a common misconception that aging causes tooth decay. Usually, it’s just that we do so many bad things to our teeth for so long that they eventually give out to decay and disease. In ancient times, many people didn’t experience as much tooth …Read the full article