Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome

Burning Mouth Syndrome We all know what it’s like to accidentally put something burning hot in your mouth that has left your mouth not feeling so good. However, it is in fact a condition to experience a burning sensation even without eating the burning hot food. What is Burning Mouth Syndrome? Burning Mouth Syndrome (BMS) […]

Choosing a Toothbrush

Choosing a Toothbrush With so many different kinds of toothbrushes around, choosing the right toothbrush for you may seem like a difficult decision. However, we got your back. Here’s your guide for choosing a toothbrush for your kid! Manual vs. Electric Toothbrushes Most professionals do not have a recommendation on whether manual or electric is […]

Swimming & Your Teeth

Swimming & Your Teeth Swimming may be primarily a Summer activity, but for those of you looking to take a dip in the pool before it gets cold or those with children who regularly swim in indoor pools, it’s important to know the implications of swimming on your child’s teeth. Chlorine can become a problem […]

Preventing Gum Disease

gum disease

Preventing Gum Disease Gum disease is a commonly dealt with issue in the United States, and can destroy the bone in your teeth. 66% of young adults have some form of gum disease, and about 50% of children have periodontal disease. So, how can we take steps to reduce the number of cases of gum […]

The basics of mouthwash

The Basics of Mouthwash So, you taught your child how to brush and floss, and they’re starting to develop their own daily routine. They learned how to use toothpaste, and floss properly. However, when is it safe to start using mouthwash? And, is it really necessary? Let’s break down the basics of mouthwash! When should […]

How to reduce your child’s fear of the dentist

How to reduce your child’s fear of the dentist Going to the dentist can be a tough experience for children. Having someone they barely know obstruct their mouth for an extended period of time, the possibility of pain, and the possible feeling of powerlessness can cause a child to recoil when it comes to going […]

Healthy Snacks for Healthy Teeth

Healthy Snacks for Healthy Teeth What you eat makes a large impact on your dental health. For example, drinking a lot of coffee can stain your teeth pretty easily. Anything with a lot of sugar, such as candy, can also hurt your teeth. If you eat a lot of these types of snacks, make sure […]

Permanent Teeth

Permanent Teeth Losing baby teeth is a special milestone for both the child and the parents as the child grows up. The 20 tiny primary teeth that your child has will slowly fall off and a brand new shiny set of permanent teeth will grow. These 32 permanent teeth will need to stay in your […]

Replacing Your Toothbrush

Replacing Your Toothbrush Do you remember the last time you replaced your toothbrush? Dental hygiene doesn’t get nearly as much attention when it comes to tools for dental care. We remember to throw away old makeup sponges, but toothbrushes are just as important to replace.  So, when does that line start and what determines if […]

Your Tongue & Your Health

Your Tongue & Your Health When we think about dental care, the first thing that always comes to mind is teeth. But, what we take for granted is our tongue. Our taste buds are huge parts of our everyday lives, from tasting to kissing for some. It’s vital to providing an interesting food experience, and […]