Summer Summertime Stains

Summer time is a time for relaxing, sipping on sweet drinks, and enjoying some awesome BBQ while camping. However, it can also be a time for sugar to wreak havoc on your teeth. Citrus Why is it harmful? The sweet citrus fruits in your drink are acidic and erode the enamel on your teeth, leading…


Fun Dental Facts

It is time for some fun. Dentistry isn’t all serious all the time. We are going to mix it up with some fun facts and interesting findings! Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the human body. Regardless of this fact – please continue to open bottle with bottle openers. According to a recent survey…


Staying Active This Summer

We aren’t only concerned about our patient’s oral health, but their overall health as well. Regular physical activity increases your life span and helps prevent disease and illness. Luckily, the beautiful weather and scenery our state provides us in the summer, offers us a multitude of fun recreational activities to choose from. So, here are…


3 Common Questions

We see lots of patients, and plenty of kids are included in that number. We love to see them as they grow and help to teach them about dental hygiene!  When it comes to oral care – most of the questions do come from parents as they are the ones who are “in the know”…


Keep Brushing Fun

We know that brushing is important – but telling a kid that it is important doesn’t always get the job done. They just don’t understand long-term at this point in the game of life.  Especially toddlers who are just beginning to brush. Here are a couple of things that you can do to try to…


Pregnancy and Teeth

Taking care of your teeth during pregnancy is a must – it is not the time to stop doing what you do! There are just a couple of things that you want to keep in mind! Morning sickness happens – we know! Be sure to rinse your mouth out with water or a mouth wash…


Get A White Tooth!

Going to the dentist is something we should do to keep our teeth clean and healthy. When it happens that you need to get a filling – we start to dread the thought of ruining that perfect smile with a silver filling that everyone can see. Wait – didn’t you know? You have options! Composite…


The Grill Debate

Grills have been around since they became popular in the 1980’s. Thankfully they died down but were regrettably revived in the last 5 years. You see them everywhere from athletes, to artists, and in all different shapes, designs, and sizes. Diamond to gold, platinum to colors, whatever your heart desires! The problem with the grill…


Reap the Benefits from Flossing

Visiting the family dentist is not something most people get excited about. Especially, when along with a teeth cleaning, a lecture about flossing comes with it. “Floss at least once a day or you’ll get cavities” is usually the advice from every dentist. Then those few weeks after our dentist visit, flossing is a part…


Toothpaste Basics

Toothpaste can come in a variety of different forms and styles such as paste, gel, or even a powder. Despite the variety of forms, all toothpastes have some key ingredients for the optimal care of your teeth. Here are some of the most common ingredients. Ingredients: Abrasive agents – A scratchy agent including calcium carbonate…