Posts Categorized: Advice/Tips

Too Many Valentine’s Day Treats Can Hurt Your Smile

If you have a sweetheart on Valentine’s Day, you may wind up with an abundance of sweets for a gift. This can be a thoughtful and welcome gesture, but remember that too many candies over a shorter period of time can raise your risk for tooth decay! Holidays often encourage us to be more relaxed… Read more »

Tips For Taking Care Of Your Teeth While Sick

When you are struggling with a cold, fighting the flu, or experiencing another common illness, it may be hard to focus on oral health care. After all, your immediate priority can be addressing active physical discomfort, or fighting the cause of your illness so that you can recover as soon as possible. While this is… Read more »

3 Tips To Improve Your Flossing

Every day dentists are asking their patients those four words they dread to hear, “Have you been flossing?”. People tend to skip flossing because they either think that their toothbrush is doing a good enough job or they find flossing to be too complicated to perform. None of these are true. While your toothbrush does… Read more »

Be Cautious Of Medication’s Side Effects

As adults get into their 60s, they can become more prone to cavities than they were even just a few years before. Why is this? It could be a side effect of medications that you’ve been prescribed. Your medication’s side effects can leave you more vulnerable to developing cavities. Cavities can be caused because of… Read more »

Diet Tips That Help Your Waistline And Your Smile

The weather is starting to warm up out there, which means beach season is right around the corner. You want to have the best body you can for that two-piece that you’ve been waiting to bust out, which is an admirable goal. Dieting can be difficult, but there are some simple changes you can make… Read more »

How Can I Help My Kids Fight Tooth Decay?

During their early years, your child’s teeth are more susceptible to cavities and decay. This risk is heightened even more when they regularly enjoy sugary candies and sodas. It can be hard to tell your kid “no” to something that seems so harmless. Even so, these treats can do serious damage to their teeth, containing… Read more »

Toothbrush FAQ

Your teeth play a huge role in maintaining your body’s well-being. They aid you in the process of digesting food by enabling you to chew, they provide your face with the support it needs to keep its structure, and they let you express yourself with a smile. You owe it to your teeth to care… Read more »

What To Do When A Tooth Gets Knocked Out

Did you know that the number of teeth that get knocked out in adults and children is over five million each year? However, if you are aware of what actions to take if your tooth, or that of someone you are with, gets knocked out, there is a good chance that if you act quickly–within… Read more »

The Importance Of Pediatric Dentistry

Most of our good and bad habits develop in childhood, and when they do they are hard to change. That’s why it is important for you to help your child develop proper dental and oral hygiene habits. Our teeth are important, and you want your child to have their original teeth for life. With proper… Read more »

Having A Baby? Congrats! But Here Are Some Things You Should Know About Your Oral Health

Did you know that any hormonal changes within your body can have an effect on your oral health? That includes puberty, pregnancy, and menopause, as your body is affected by hormonal changes during all of them. Hormonal fluctuations, particularly when your hormones surge, can influence the way your gingival tissue reacts to cavity-causing bacterial plaque… Read more »