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Most toddlers hate having their teeth brushed for them. They don’t understand why they need to brush their teeth, and cavities mean nothing to them. So how do you get your tiny tot on board with brushing their teeth twice a day? We’ve rounded up the top 10 best tricks for keeping your toddler’s teeth […]

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Top 10 Resolutions to Improve Your Oral Health
January 20, 2019

Perhaps you haven’t taken great care of your teeth in years past, and your dental exams have reflected your less-than-perfect care routine. The new year is an excellent time for a new beginning and a fresh start on your oral health. Boost your tooth care habits with these top 10 resolutions for a brighter, healthier […]

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8 Christmas Stocking Stuffers For Healthy Teeth
December 18, 2018

Every year you fill your family’s stockings with the usual gadgets and candies. Take your gift giving up a notch this year by taking advantage of the perfect opportunity to sneak in that practical gift. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative to the usual candies and other edible goodies, we have the ultimate guide […]

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Invisalign – The Gift that Keeps on Giving
December 18, 2018

Do you remember to treat yourself during the holiday shopping season? While many of us do (who can resist?) others may find themselves solely focused on all the people in their life that they love. Now is an excellent time to reward yourself for a year full of hard work, and for your tendency to […]

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Improve Your Gum Health In Less Than 5 Minutes
December 4, 2018

Taking time to properly brush your teeth each day will get you one step closer towards a brighter, healthier grin. But did you know that you can also improve your gum health in less than 5 minutes a day? Most patients don’t realize that their gums play such a vital role in their mouth, and […]

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Dental Tips For Surviving the Holidays
November 27, 2018

With the holiday season upon us, your head is sure to be filled with visions of dancing sugar plums and other tasty delicacies. Your taste buds have likely been anticipating these savory moments all year long, but your teeth and gums might feel differently. By following these simple dental tips, you can enjoy all of […]

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Is Your Child a Chronic Mouth Breather?
November 3, 2018

Having your child’s chronic mouth breathing checked could help them to avoid problems with their bite in the future. To prevent this and other undesirable outcomes, you should have your child examined if you notice them breathing mostly through the mouth, either while they are resting or when they are awake.   Why Mouth Breathing […]

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Clever Dental Floss Uses You’ve Never Thought of
October 28, 2018

Think dental floss is only good for scraping plaque from between your teeth? Think again! There are more uses for dental floss than meet the eye. Most dental floss is made of either nylon or teflon, making it extremely strong. It rarely breaks, and its durability makes it the perfect tool for many different uses […]

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Preventing Dental Injuries For High School Athletes
October 20, 2018

Sports injuries involving teeth are unfortunately very common. Though using a mouthguard is recommended for those who play contact sports, not all student athletes understand the importance of wearing one at all times until it’s too late. If your child loses a tooth on the sports field, don’t panic. Here are some of the most […]

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Keeping An Elderly Parent’s Teeth Healthy
October 14, 2018

When you were a child, your parents probably made sure you were brushing your teeth properly so you would have a lifetime of healthy dental checkups. Now, as your parent’s age, it may be up to you to repay the favor by helping them take great care of their teeth as they age. Whether this […]

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The Facts and Fictions of Fluoride
September 29, 2018

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can be found in many foods and water. It can be used to prevent tooth decay as the mineral increases the tooth enamel’s resistance towards acid from plaque and bacteria. It can also reverse the signs of early decay by rebuilding the tooth’s enamel if caught early. Even with […]

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Invisalign Before The Altar
September 8, 2018

For most women, (and a few men too!) you want to look your very best on your wedding day. Many brides begin working out, watching what they eat, and meticulously planning every little detail of the big day. Looking through example photos from photographers can quickly make you realize you’d also like to have a […]

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Are All Toothpaste Options the Same?
August 18, 2018

We hear this question a lot from our patients, and it’s a great question you should be asking. Often when we go to the drugstore for our list of daily essentials, you will find an entire wall of toothpaste options. Some whiten, some are for sensitive teeth, and the ingredients lists all seem to vary […]

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How To Add Flossing To Your Brushing Routine
August 11, 2018

For most people, brushing their teeth for the recommended twice a day is pretty simple and the habit itself is easy to stick to. So why is adding in flossing so difficult to do for so many? Unlike brushing your teeth after sliding your tongue across and feeling the “fuzzy” texture, the benefits of flossing […]

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What are No-Prep Veneers, Anyway?
July 22, 2018

Porcelain veneers aren’t exactly new when it comes to cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain Veneers have been widely used for decades but were used more for dental restoration than anything else. So why the sudden increase in popularity? One word. Lumineers. Lumineers vs. Traditional Porcelain Veneers There are some major differences between the traditional Porcelain Veneer and […]

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Healthy Summer Snacks for Kids
July 7, 2018

Summer break is a dream come true for most kids, and why wouldn’t it be? Three months filled with riding bikes, playing outside until it’s dark, swimming with friends, and those sweet summer snacks. But how well do you really know the sugar content in your kid’s go-to treats? Hidden sugars are the fastest way […]

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Top Dental Problems for College Students
June 23, 2018

The phrase “broke college student” rings true for many 20 somethings who are out of the house and away from their parents for the very first time. Learning how to navigate through life on their own can have many challenges and a steep learning curve, and making routine trips to the dentist for cleanings and […]

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They say hindsight is 20/20 and like so many other experiences in life, Invisalign treatments are no different. As patients look back on their Invisalign experiences, these are the top tips from real people just like you and what they wish they would have known before beginning treatment. Your Teeth Are Going To Need Some […]

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Anxiously awaiting your Invisalign consultation to finally obtain the straight smile of your dreams? Get the most out of your consultation by asking these top questions at your appointment so you leave the office knowing exactly what to expect and what the process is going to be like for you. What You Need To Know […]

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Why You’re Probably Brushing Your Teeth Wrong
May 6, 2018

By this point in your life as an adult, you’re well aware that the American Dental Association recommends brushing your teeth twice a day. While brushing your teeth is undoubtedly one of the most important things you can do to take care of your oral health, most adults are making several mistakes when it comes […]

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