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 »

How to Care for Your Smile During the Holidays

The holidays are a great time for friends and family to gather together and eat delicious food, sing holiday carols, and give the gift of love and thanks. However, it’s not such a great time for your smile. With all of the foods, treats, and drinks constantly at arm’s reach, your smile is in danger,… Read more »

How to Care for Your Dentures

Part of having dentures is learning how to successfully care for your appliance. After all, they’re a serious investment and taking proper care of them will insure that they last for years to come. When you begin the cleaning process, start by rinsing your dentures. After a thorough rinsing, you should brush them off with… Read more »

Got a Cavity? Restore Your Tooth with a Dental Filling

A dental filling is a great solution to fixing a decayed or injured tooth. There are many different restorations that provide the results you are looking for, and it is just a matter of choosing which one is best for you and your smile. If you come into our office, our dentist will examine your… Read more »

Dental Sealants: Defenders Of Teeth

Do you want to protect your teeth against decay? Who doesn’t? Brushing and flossing your teeth is the best way to protect them, but a dental sealant can help as well. Learn about what dental sealants are, how they’re applied to teeth, and what they can do for your dental health. What Dental Sealants Are… Read more »

Picking On Toothpicks: How They Can Damage Teeth

Restaurants often carry toothpicks for their customers to clean their teeth with. However, before you start poking this splinter of wood around your mouth, you should know what most dentists say about toothpick use. Toothpick Damage Frequent and vigorous toothpick use can damage your teeth and gums in several ways. It can: Create cracks in… Read more »