Category: Prevention

Five Things Your Kids Need to Know About Preventive Dental Care

There are a lot of things that you may be excited about teaching your kids as they grow up, like learning how to throw a baseball for the first time or how to read. Then there are the things you know you should teach your kids, but aren’t exactly stoked about trying to relay. Sadly,… Read more »

Summertime is a Perfect Season to Care for Your Smile

Summer is a great season to spend time enjoying the great outdoors as a family. Chances are you have already taken your kids swimming, to local museums, and maybe even for picnics in the park. Whatever activities you’ve chosen to fill your days, you’re probably taking great care to protect your kids’ health. Sunscreen, hats… Read more »

Take a Quiz on your Tooth Enamel

Tooth enamel may be touted as the second hardest substance on the planet, but are you aware that this makes your dental enamel the hardest thing in your body. With such an incredible title, you might think that your teeth are the superheroes of your body – darn near impenetrable. Unfortunately, damage to your tooth… Read more »

Brushing Teeth Tips for the Whole Family

If anyone in your family has unhealthy teeth and gums, this can lead to a domino effect when it comes to their dental health future. There’s more to dental health than your smile, however. Other insidious health conditions such as heart disease, Alzheimer’s, cancer, and strokes have been linked to oral bacteria through what is… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Fresh With Preventive Dentistry

A common way that preventive dentistry is performed is by brushing your teeth, along with flossing daily. In addition, professional dental cleanings performed by your dentist will assist in the removal of food particles and bacteria that have gone overlooked. This will prevent the spread of bacteria, which, if allowed to settle along the enamel of… Read more »

Fluoride and General Dentistry

If you drink tap water, then you’re ingesting minimal amounts of fluoride, and it’s found in most major toothpaste and dental hygiene products today. In fact, you can even receive direct fluoride treatments at your dentist’s office if your teeth are at risk for tooth decay. Yet, do you know why fluoride is such a… Read more »