Keep Your Kids Smile Safe On Halloween

Is thinking about Halloween candy and its effect on your children’s teeth enough to give you the chills? Don’t despair — you can be mindful of your child’s health and still let them enjoy the special occasion, dentists say. The decay process in teeth... read more

Back To School Dental Tips!

Your child may have the latest wardrobe, school supplies and sports equipment for the new school year, but does she have a healthy mouth and the tools she’ll need to maintain it? According to the American Dental Association, a dental examination is as important... read more

Dental Emergencies!

Most of us hope never to be faced with having to deal with a dental emergency, but they can and do happen, no matter how good your oral care routine. If a dental problem does arise then it’s important to take action as ignoring it could result in the need for more... read more

The Fountain of Dental Youth

Members of the baby-boomer generation are increasing the demand for cosmetic dental procedures because they are looking for teeth that help them look and feel younger, reports the Academy of General Dentistry, an organization of general dentists dedicated to... read more

How Parents Can Prepare for Children’s Dental Visits

Children experience many firsts: first tooth, first words, first step, first birthday and first haircut. Parents want to be prepared for every step of their child’s new life experiences, including dental visits. Only parents willing to model positive attitudes should... read more

Children’s Dental Care

Parents are a child’s first teacher in life and play a significant role in maintaining his or her overall health. Providing oral health education to mothers and families is essential to teaching children healthy habits and preventing early childhood tooth decay. With... read more

Onlays vs Crowns – A Conservative Approach

Onlay vs. Crown Although dental crowns are commonly used to treat weakened or damaged teeth,  in many cases a more conservative option would be just as effective. Placing a crown requires the reduction of a significant amount of existing tooth structure. Unnecessarily... read more

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes and Oral Health Diabetes is very common, as according to the National Diabetes Fact Sheet 2011, 25.8 million people in the US have this condition, and every year 1.9 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed. Most people with this condition will be all too... read more

Chronic Bad Breath?

Chronic Bad Breath? Twenty-five percent of the population suffers from chronic halitosis. Halitosis can be a very embarrassing problem and can seriously affect one’s business and social life. If you don’t brush and floss daily, particles of food remain in the mouth... read more