Category: Prevention

Putting Your Dental Health On Your Holiday List

Let’s face it, during the holidays you can become super busy and super stressed. When it comes time to crash at night you may be tempted to skip brushing and flossing. Our advice to you? Don’t. We realize that you have a long to-do list, along with a gift list, and probably other lists too,… Read more »

Enjoy a Healthy Smile with Simple Preventive Care

Do you want to spend 2017 enjoying great oral health? If so, now is a great time to evaluate whether your smile is currently getting the dental care it needs, or if there are any things you can and should be doing to better protect your oral health. If you do determine that your smile… Read more »

Do I Really Need Dental Checkups Every Six Months?

Do you sometimes wonder if regular preventive visits are actually necessary? Particularly if you have stuck to a diligent dental hygiene routine, this year, you might be tempted to skip out on routine dental checkups and cleanings, thinking you are doing more than enough to adequately protect your teeth and gums, yourself. Unfortunately skipping even… Read more »

Enjoy Great Oral Health This Holiday Season

Before you gather with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving, along with the other holidays that are coming up, right around the corner, make sure you are being mindful of the ways your choices can impact your dental health. Most people want to avoid cavities, gum disease and other common dental problems, yet they don’t… Read more »

Bite Alignment And Posture: How Are They Related?

When you read the title of this blog you may have thought, bite alignment and posture couldn’t possibly be related, but the fact is that they are. You may also not think of your teeth or jaw as part of your skeletal system, but they are. Bad posture can affect your bite, and a bad… Read more »

Is It Possible to Protect Against Cavities?

Do you want desperately to avoid cavities? Whether your motivation for maintaining great oral health is because you love the beautiful and healthy smile you have now, or because you are tired of being diagnosed with dental decay, the good news is that it is possible to better protect your teeth from cavities, and other… Read more »

Could You Avoid Dental Problems By Eating Healthier?

Are you concerned about your kids’ dental health, in particular, are you worried that they will struggle with more dental cavities in the future? The plaque bacteria in the mouth feed on sugars, meaning that high levels of sugar can contribute to dental decay. Fortunately, this means that you can help to protect your kids’… Read more »

Prepare for Halloween with Healthy Treats

Are you excited about the trick-or-treaters who will soon be at your door, anxiously awaiting whatever treats you have stocked up on, with which to fill their plastic pumpkin pails? In fact, is your porch already festively decorated, to greet the many ghosts and goblins, princesses and pirates, you’ll soon be seeing? If so, before… Read more »

Can You Prevent Dental Cavities?

Are you worried about the possibility of developing dental cavities in the future? If you have struggled with cavities in the past, it is possible that you are genetically prone to dental decay, which can cause discomfort as well as esthetic issues. Fortunately, it is possible to help prevent cavities and the need for restorative… Read more »

Do Your Gums Need Extra Care?

Do your gums suddenly appear discolored or have they become easily irritated? Many people stop flossing if they notice bleeding, wrongly believing that this is indication that flossing itself is the problem. On the contrary, gums that bleed easily are one early warning sign of gingivitis, the first stage of gum disease. If your gums… Read more »