Tis’ the Season for Teen Teeth Whitening…or is it?

Beautiful bright smiles are on display everywhere this time of year. With the holiday season upon us and people venturing out into the holiday parties and events, all that exposure might have your teen thinking about having their teeth whitened. Or, maybe they’ve been thinking about it for some time now, and are curious if this […]

Moustaches, Football and Thanksgiving: A November to Remember!

In the United States, November is a month of both celebration and change. Sundays are filled with football; plans for Thanksgiving preoccupy our minds; and for most of us, temperatures edge closer to freezing as the sun seems to have better places to be past 4pm. There’s also the sudden rise in the appearance of […]

Cosmetic Dentistry for Teens

Ladies and gentlemen, cosmetic dentistry is no longer just for Mom and Dad. Teens have caught on, and they’re looking to you for help in boosting their self-esteem, combating cavities and correcting congenital cosmetic concerns. With everyone on television sporting an uber-white, perfect smile, your kids are no longer going to settle for you being […]

Baby Teeth Grinding – Sounds Horrible, but is it Harmful?

We’ve all heard the harm that kids sleeping with a baby bottle or sippy cup can do, and we know the dangers that thumb-sucking can pose for kids’ dental health, but one thing you never think about is baby teeth grinding…until you hear it for the first time! Should you Worry about Your Baby Damaging […]

Cut the Sugar, not the Flavor!

Well, October is upon us, and that means pumpkin spice everything, pies and cake and all sorts of yummy meals. It also means that with Halloween and Thanksgiving following one another in rapid succession and all those December holidays right behind them, you might be loading yourself up already with January guilt over how much […]

Keeping Up With Your Dental Hygiene? The Rest of Your Body Will Thank You!

They say the mouth is the window to the body. All sorts of health concerns exhibit symptoms in the mouth: diabetes and celiac disease to name two. You may wonder then, if certain diseases can be detected in our mouth, is it also possible to prevent certain illnesses by taking better care of our teeth? […]

Energy Drinks and Your Teeth. Should You Worry?

We’ve all been there.  It’s been a busy week, and after a few late nights in a row, you’re really starting to feel it. You’re TIRED. And, the worst part is, it’s 3 o’clock in the afternoon, and you’re still at work! Yep. You’ve got the 3pm slump, and what seems like a whole day […]

7 New Ways to Prepare your teeth and mouth for Fall

There are a lot of “sevens” in September. There’s the name; which is derived from the Latin “Septem,” literally meaning seven; then there’s the fact that other than the vowel “e,” the word September has seven different letters in it (neat!); and the curious fact that September was actually the seventh month of the year […]

School Backpack Awareness Day

Ah…the start of the school year. Freshly sharpened pencils, new folders, crisp packs of paper, and the promise of a great year. For certain, there will be a million things to attend to, but one of the most important is what’s lurking in those backpacks … heavy stuff! And, all that heavy stuff is bad […]

Who Says You Can’t Wear White after Labor Day? White Teeth for sure!

Food. Fashion. Fun. The trifecta of flavor that makes Labor Day one of the most celebrated days of the year. It’s a well-deserved day off from work, and honored as a national holiday since the days of President Grover Cleveland – that’s over a century ago! It also begins the all-too-soon wrap up of summer. […]