Tooth Sensitivity Can Be a Real Pain1

Tooth Sensitivity Can Be a Real Pain

Do cold foods make your teeth feel like a hot mess? Do hot foods give your teeth the chills? You’re not alone. Read on for some tips to keep your mouth (and you) happy. Tooth sensitivity is a common problem, but you don’t have to suffer in silence. There are many treatments available that can […]

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body Reducing Added Sugar in Your Family’s Diet1

Healthy Mouth, Healthy Body: Reducing Added Sugar in Your Family’s Diet

Added sugar lurks in everything from juice to crackers. Here’s some advice for cutting the excess sugar while keeping the family happy. It’s no mystery that most kids love sugar. However, the bacteria in their mouths love it even more. Bacteria “eat” sugar and the acid waste they leave behind wears away the enamel of […]

How to Care for Your Clear Aligners in Seven Steps1

How to Care for Your Clear Aligners in Seven Steps

With a little care and attention, you can keep your teeth healthy and your clear aligners looking new. Clear aligners like Invisalign and Clear Correct are an innovation in dentistry. They allow people to straighten their teeth invisibly and, in some cases, in less time than with traditional orthodontics. Even though you only wear a […]

What is Scaling and Root Planning1

What is Scaling and Root Planning

If your dentist finds signs of gum disease during an exam, you might hear the phrase “root planing and scaling.” Don’t worry; it’s not as scary as it sounds and it might just save your teeth. If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or if you have difficulty sticking to a regular […]

Essential Vitamins and Minerals Every Growing Child Needs1

Essential Vitamins and Minerals Every Growing Child Needs

Summer vacation goes by in a flash, but a child’s body still needs a diet full of healthy foods. Summer vacation is now officially in full swing. Cookouts, the ice cream man, and running to and from the pool, beach, or camp might make fitting in a proper meal difficult. Healthy eating is crucial for […]

What is two-phase orthodontic treatment1

What is two-phase orthodontic treatment

It might sound scary, but it may offer a less invasive process that produces a better result. A greater understanding of the jaw and its relationship to the teeth allows many dentists and orthodontists to see the need for braces long before a child loses all their baby teeth. If this is the case, they […]

Why Should I Get Dentures

Why Should I Get Dentures?

Dentures do more than fill out your smile, and the process might be a lot easier than you think! If you’ve lost some or all your natural teeth, your dentist will recommend dentures so you can speak and chew properly and keep your bite correctly aligned. Dentures can be removable or fixed appliances that replace […]

Teen Health Isn’t Child’s Play

Caring for your teen presents its own challenges. Find out how to help them navigate yet another milestone on their path to adulthood. The teenage years are fraught with developmental milestones and a growing desire for independence. As a parent, you want them to grow up and make smart decisions about their health and body. […]

DIY Ortho: Is it Safe?

The Do-It-Yourself craze has even stretched into dentistry. But just because you can DIY doesn’t mean you should. It seems like the do-it-yourself fad has infiltrated every industry, and dentistry is no different. From Facebook to YouTube, videos for at-home, no-dentist-required orthodontics are all over the place. But DIY-ing it can lead to more severe […]

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