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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Dental Advice for the Weekend Warrior In Your Family

Have you ever wondered what you’d look like without your two front teeth? Probably not since you were six years old we’d imagine. Well, if you’re active in sports, and you’d rather *not* envision yourself with a 1970’s era hockey-star smile, you might wish to make friends with a sports dentist. A sports dentist specializes […]

Should You Get a Water Flosser?

The most effective product in the world is rendered useless if it never makes it out of the box. Juicers, exercise machines, even the latest low-calorie snack you purchased can help us acquire the healthy body we desire. Yet, unless we actually prepare the fruits and veggies, take the laundry off the treadmill, and eat […]

How to Choose the Mouthwash that’s Right for You

Choosing a mouthwash can be a lot like deciding on a new cereal – the choices seem endless and can be confusing enough to forgo choosing anything at all. So how does one decide? And, really, aren’t all mouthwashes essentially the same? Well, the fascinating thing about mouthwash is – they’re actually not all the […]

This Independence Day, Be like George

Ah, July … barbecues, and summer fairs, fireworks, and cook-offs, and good-ol’ Independence day hero, George Washington. In thinking about our country’s esteemed first President, you might also get to thinking about his famous teeth – or, rather his lack of teeth. Most of us know about George Washington’s famous dentures, but did you know […]

How Much Do Your Kids Know About Your State?

Still ironing out your travel plans? Summertime is the best time to take the kids to a lake, national park, campsite, or other beloved summer destination. And if you’re looking for ways to sneak a little education into their growing minds, this is the perfect time! Often, these fun sites will have little history lessons […]

Another Reason Not To Skip Your Dental Visits

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. It’s also among the most preventable and curable when caught early. And, since May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection & Prevention Month, we want to clue you in on just how critical a partner your dentist is when it comes to detecting this […]