New Years Resolutions for your Teeth

How about making a New Years resolutions that are easy and healthy at the same time? In 2014, make the resolution to improve your dental health. Setting a goal of good dental health is not only easy, but it can benefit your overall health too. Now that?s a resolution to smile about! Here are our […]

Managing Oral Health Over the Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us. With the holidays comes the temptation to indulge in sweets at home, the office, parties and more. When you eat sugary foods or drinks, naturally occurring bacteria in the mouth feed on the sugar and create acids as a by-product. These acids then wear down the tooth enamel, making […]

National Diabetes Month and the Importance of Regular Dental Checkups

November is National Diabetes Month. According to the?American Diabetes Association, 23.6 million American adults and children have diabetes. What is of even greater concern is that nearly three times that number?an estimated 57 million people?have a condition called prediabetes, meaning that they are at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes within 10 years. Studies have […]

A Dentist’s Guide to Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner! For most children, it?s a fun and exciting time of trick-or-treating and piles of free candy. For parents and dentists, this haunted holiday can signal oral health concerns from the sheer amount of sugary candy being presented to children. But Halloween doesn?t have to be something for parents or […]

Summer?s Almost Over Don?t Forget to Schedule a Dental Appointment!

You?ve bought the books, paper and pencils. Your child has new clothes and a backpack. She?s ready for school. Or is she? What about a dental appointment to see the dentist? Tooth decay affects U.S. children more than any other infectious disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). More than 19 […]