Why Is Children’s Dental Health so Important?

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month There is an increasing agreement and understanding that oral health is directly related to overall health. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM), which brings awareness to the importance of developing good oral health habits at an early age to support a lifetime of overall health. It… Read more »

A Year in Review: 2019

AMERICANS OVERWHELMINGLY AGREE: Preventive care is key to a better oral health system and improved overall health. Over 85% of Americans believe their oral health is “very” or “extremely” important to their overall health. People are beginning to understand the mouth-body connection and the importance of oral health. This knowledge is the foundation of our… Read more »

New Year’s Resolution: Address Your Bad Breath and Boost Your Self-Confidence Levels!

If you find yourself with bad breath or have had someone remark on your breath, you might be experiencing halitosis. Bad breath may come and go depending on what food you are eating or if you have “morning breath,” common in those who tend to breathe through the mouth. Still, the most common culprit is... Read more »

Safeguard Your Mouth This Winter by Limiting Cavity-Causing Sugar, Eating Healthy and Wearing an Athletic Guard

Winter is here and if you are exposed to the harsher weather, you could find yourself experiencing more cold and canker sores, chapped lips and dry mouth from the colder, drier conditions of the season. The good news is, there are steps you can take to protect your mouth, teeth, and gums during this time.... Read more »

Invisalign® Aligners Help You Reap the Benefits of Straight Teeth

Did you know that crooked, crowded, or misaligned teeth don’t just hurt your appearance but your bite and oral health as well? Misaligned teeth can cause difficulty chewing, jaw problems, and prematurely wear down tooth enamel, which is the one thing standing between your teeth and cavity-causing decay. Invisalign® aligners clear therapeutic grade plastic aligners… Read more »

5 Tips for Protecting Your Smile This Holiday Season

‘Tis the Season for Bright Smiles The holiday season is filled with sweet indulgences: Hot cocoa with marshmallows by the yule log, grandma’s cookies and milk, spiked eggnog with old friends, homemade candied walnuts and fudge, and every kind of pie you can imagine. These treats are some of what make the holidays so special,… Read more »

Celebrate Healthy Teeth and Gums With Healthy Foods and Drinks

Upcoming holidays are around the corner, and you’re probably already thinking of all the foodie goodness coming your way. November is Good Nutrition Month, so you might want to consider adding healthy options to your meals to maintain good oral and general health and wellbeing. The goal of our dental practice is to help you... Read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Month: Brushing, Flossing and More!

Happy October, everyone! It’s one of the spookiest seasons of the year, and one of the scariest things we can think of is having problems with our teeth and gums. Since October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we want to promote a healthy mouth for everyone by acknowledging the importance of your daily hygiene efforts.... Read more »

It’s National Gum Care Month!

September brings the month of National Gum Care, a time to raise awareness for healthy gums everywhere. No matter your age, you should always be striving for great oral care, and this doesn’t just mean your teeth. Your gums are just as important when it comes to maintaining a great smile. As new research develops,... Read more »

How Do Dental Checkups Impact Your Oral Health?

We learn at a young age that brushing and flossing are vital to keeping your smile healthy. We need to continue these daily habits in our ongoing quest to maintain healthy smiles for strong teeth and gums. Seeing your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups at least twice a year is another habit you... Read more »