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Jul 15, 2016, 5:59 PM
Many of our patients have asked about used baking soda to brush their teeth. There are some definite advantages and disadvantages to using baking soda and we want to make sure our patients are well informed regarding the pros…
Jun 28, 2016, 5:04 PM
The 4th of July is just days away, so we thought it would be fun to find out what kind of dental hygiene our Founding Fathers might have practiced! In addition, there are a few wooden-teeth related misconceptions that we’d…
Jun 20, 2016, 7:22 PM
More and more people are choosing to eat organic these days. The reasons include ecological concerns, a desire to eat fresher, less processed foods, and concerns about food safety. Unfortunately, eating organic can be pricey…
May 25, 2016, 4:51 PM
We know exactly how endearing it is to see a baby peacefully sucking on his or her thumb. It’s a soothing comfort for a child, but there may also be a chance that it’s causing potential trouble for your child’s future mouth…
May 16, 2016, 7:10 PM
We’ve noticed in our office that many of our patients use the terms ‘plaque’ and ‘tartar’ interchangeably when asking about the bacteria or buildup on their teeth. Our office puts a strong emphasis on patient education and we…
Apr 27, 2016, 7:03 PM
had cold sores at one time in their lives and another 25% of those will suffer from continued outbreaks over time. Anyone can become infected with the cold sore virus. Once infected, the virus stays in your system forever.
Apr 15, 2016, 1:59 PM
Dental anxiety is very real and is suffered by a staggering amount of Americans. In fact, we have patients whose dental anxiety keep them from seeking treatment for tooth pain until they can hardly bear it any longer!…
Mar 28, 2016, 2:59 PM
Many parents face the dilemma of what to do with their child’s baby teeth once the tooth fairy has collected them. Do you throw them out? Or hang on to them indefinitely in a plastic baggie somewhere? There actually might be…
Mar 14, 2016, 5:50 PM
Easter is upon us, and this time of year is always a reminder that Easter traditions are really kind of bizarre! Children await a bunny that will hide painted eggs and bring candy in the middle of the night. So, out of sheer…
Feb 19, 2016, 11:12 PM
Dentures are more realistic looking and comfortable than ever before. However the need for dentures goes back much farther than our sophisticated materials. It begs the question, how were dentures constructed in the past?…