The Connection Between Nutrition and Your Child’s Oral Health

As you know, your diet can have a huge impact on your overall health. But did you know that your diet can also impact your dental health? Furthermore, your child’s diet can have a major impact on their dental health. Naturally, foods like sugar and coffee can have an immediate impact, but the vitamins and… Read more »

The Tips You Need to Take Care of Your Gums

If you want a strong, healthy, and beautiful smile, then it’s important to take good care of your gums. However, that might be a difficult task if you’re not sure how to do so. So, to help you, our team recommends that you do the following things: -Brush: Brush your teeth twice a day with… Read more »

Are Plaque and Tooth Decay Related?

You know that there are a few things you should do to keep our teeth healthy and strong. For instance, you may know that you should brush your teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time and that you should floss at least once every day. However, did you know that removing plaque… Read more »

How Can Inlays and Onlays Help You?

Have you ever bitten into something only to hear something crack in your mouth? Similarly, have you ever lost just a piece of your tooth? Naturally, if this happens you may wonder about what your options are. For instance, you may have heard about dental crowns and fillings—which could both be viable options—but have you… Read more »

Routine Dental Cleanings & Exams

While brushing and flossing your teeth is very important to your dental health, it is also imperative that you visit your dentist regularly. Dr. Kinra, Dr. Kinra, and our team recommend that you and your child come in for a professional dental cleaning in Jackson and Saline, , at least once every six months. These… Read more »

What Is Baby Bottle Tooth Decay?

As parents, we always seem to hear about some new health hazard our kids might face. It is hard sometimes to know fact from fiction. One of the things you may have heard about is baby bottle tooth decay. And although it might sound a little contrived, tooth decay in babies and toddlers is actually… Read more »

Did You Know Your Teeth Have a Shield

It’s called dental enamel, and it’s the hard calcified layer on the crowns of your teeth that protects everything underneath and makes your smile white. Unlike superhero shields, enamel isn’t virtually indestructible; it can be worn away by plaque, acid and time. To protect your enamel and the health of your teeth, you need to… Read more »

Why Alcohol Is So Bad For Your Oral Health

Though alcohol is a common beverage, many health professionals suggest avoiding it, especially in excess because alcohol can impair judgement, ruin your liver, and cause harm to your oral health. Here are a few of the ingredients found in alcohol which attack your teeth and gums. High Sugar Content Your mouth contains plaque bacteria which… Read more »

Healthy Dental Habits for Kids

Childhood is an important time for forming healthy habits, including habits to maintain a healthy smile. There are a number of things you can do to help your child have a clean, healthy smile. 1. Help your child eat a healthy diet A well-balanced diet full of nutrients can help your child’s smile develop properly…. Read more »

Tips on Caring for Your Oral Health During Pregnancy

If you have not seen your dentist in a while and you are pregnant, now is the perfect time get a checkup and dental cleaning! Your oral health is just as important to your developing baby as it is for your own pearly whites and especially your gums. Your gums react differently during pregnancy. The… Read more »