Yearly Archives: 2017

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Fun Activity Sheets for a Stay-Indoors Day

By |December 29th, 2017|Child Dental Care|Comments Off on Fun Activity Sheets for a Stay-Indoors Day

11 Tips to a Happy and Healthy Mouth in 2018

If you’re a fan of making New Year’s resolutions – and sticking to them – then we have 11 helpful tips for keeping your smile bright and your mouth happy in 2018. Even if you aren’t a fan of New Year’s resolutions, our list is still a great place to start on the road to […]

By |December 27th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on 11 Tips to a Happy and Healthy Mouth in 2018

5 Tips to a Brighter Smile During the Holiday Season

The holidays are usually jam-packed with activities and sweet treats. You often skip your regular oral health care habits because of hectic days and event-filled nights. With that in mind, we have five tips to help your smile cope with the holidays.

 

Embrace Sweet Treats In Moderation

Candy and sweets are everywhere during the holidays. It’s hard […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on 5 Tips to a Brighter Smile During the Holiday Season

10 Great Stocking Stuffers for a Happy Smile

 

Skip (or at least go easy) on the candy and the chocolate this year when you’re filling the holiday stockings for your loved ones. Instead of a stocking full of sugar, why not add some of these healthy – and sometimes funny – oral health stocking stuffers that are sure to bring a smile to […]

By |December 12th, 2017|Child Dental Care, Oral Health|Comments Off on 10 Great Stocking Stuffers for a Happy Smile

What’s Involved in Becoming a Dentist?

One of our patients recently asked us what it takes to become a dentist. We gave them a quick answer – classroom education, real-world internships, rigorous testing and a desire to help others – but thought we might provide a more complete overview in our blog.

So here is what it takes to become a dentist.

Dentists […]

By |November 29th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on What’s Involved in Becoming a Dentist?

7 Thanksgiving Tips That Will Keep Your Teeth Happy

 

Thanksgiving dinner is an all-day event at many homes, with the “main meal” in midafternoon followed by “grazing” the rest of the day and evening.  Much of what you consume that day isn’t all that healthy for your oral health. But these seven tips on making smart choices on what you eat – or serve […]

By |November 14th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on 7 Thanksgiving Tips That Will Keep Your Teeth Happy

8 Mouthwashes You Can Make at Home

Do you know what’s in that mouthwash you just gargled with that you purchased at the store? Often it will include alcohol, along with a blend of chemicals that you’ve never heard of and aren’t sure how they impact your health. If you want to avoid those chemicals, an alternative that is better for your […]

By |November 7th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on 8 Mouthwashes You Can Make at Home

Top Tips to Choosing the Best Toothbrush for Your Smile

How do you decide what is the best toothbrush for your oral health needs? Do you go with a favorite color? Maybe the type of bristles – soft or hard? How the toothbrush feels in your hand when you are brushing?  Or the cost? All of those are important (even the color of your toothbrush) […]

By |November 1st, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on Top Tips to Choosing the Best Toothbrush for Your Smile

9 Tips to a Teeth-Friendly Halloween

Halloween is less than a week away, and children are looking forward to trick-or-treating for bags of candy that they can munch on for many months this winter. All that sugar doesn’t have to equal a mouth full of cavities and a visit to the dentist in 2018.

Have your children follow these 9 simple tips […]

By |October 25th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on 9 Tips to a Teeth-Friendly Halloween

All Crowns Are Not Created Equal

You’ve probably heard about dental crowns. But do you know what oral health problems necessitate a crown and what types of materials you have to choose from when the crown is made?

You will probably need a dental crown in the following situations:

The damage to your tooth is so severe that it can’t be fixed by filling […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Oral Health|Comments Off on All Crowns Are Not Created Equal
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