5 Stages of Teething

5 Stages of Teething Teething can be a difficult period of time for both parents and babies. These important milestones are still important to understand, and we’re here to help with that. But, first what is teething? If you don’t know what teething is yet, don’t stress! You’re in the same boat as many other […]

Diabetes and Oral Health

diabetes and oral health

Diabetes and Oral Health You may be wondering what in the world the connection between diabetes and oral health might be. Diabetes deals with glucose levels and diet, right? In fact, people living with diabetes are at a higher risk for periodontal disease and developing dental cavities.  How does diabetes affect your oral health? Diabetes […]

Valentine’s Day: Improving your Dental Hygiene Routine

Valentine’s Day Candy: Improving Your Dental Hygiene If you’re still reeling from the influx of candy hearts and lollipops from Valentine’s Day, you’ve come to the right place. Post-Valentine’s Day is a key time for cavities to develop, so it’s really important for you, or your child, to ensure that your dental hygiene routine is […]

Fruit Juice & Your Teeth

Fruit Juice & Your Teeth We know fruit juice can be a delicious and convenient addition to your child’s snack. Unfortunately, drinking fruit juice is not as nutritious as eating fruit. When in doubt, it’s important to provide your child with cut up fruit. What’s so bad about fruit juice? We often think that since […]

Cavities on Front Teeth

Cavities on Front Teeth Ever wonder if you can get cavities on your front teeth? Well, the mystery is solved! Yes, you can get a cavity on your front tooth, even though it is uncommon.  Where can cavities occur? Cavities can occur in any part of the mouth, and any surface, as well as inside […]

The Importance of Flossing


The Importance of Flossing Did you know that only 30% of Americans floss?  If you’re one of the 70% of Americans who do not, it’s time to get started. Flossing is one of the most important parts of a dental hygiene routine, and it’s essential to ensuring you do not get cavities. Here are some […]

Crowns vs. Fillings

Crowns vs. Fillings Dental treatments for cavities and other dental issues can get very confusing very fast, so it’s important to get educated on the basics of how your dentist may approach them. Fillings and crowns are very common approaches to remedying dental hygiene issues. But, what exactly are fillings and crowns? Crowns for Cavities […]

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 […]