Category: Preventive Dentistry

Protecting TMJ Health: Crazy Easy Changes

There are some changes that you can make to protect your TMJ health that you may never have considered before. As for many patients who are just learning that TMJ disorder is a problem affecting their oral health, you may discover that as you step along on this journey toward keeping your jaw joints safe,… Read more »

Making Dental Hygiene Easier On Your Hands

Do you ever find that even though you have no reason to avoid your dental hygiene and you are perfectly happy to clean your smile, it’s often hard on your hands? Whether holding floss steady and guiding it between teeth is difficult or if holding the slim handle of your toothbrush causes your hands to… Read more »

Sealants: Better Safe Than Sorry!

When you’re providing your child with the best pediatric dental care you possibly can, that means a lot of things! At home, it means remaining focused on getting through effective brushing and flossing. With us, it means coming in for cleanings and checkups on a regular basis (we suggest every six months). This also means… Read more »

Allergy Season: 2 Things To Note

The most beautiful season of the year (according to many) is on its way. Before it shows up, is there anything you’re a bit worried about? If you’re someone who suffers from allergies, then the immediate answer is, “Yes!” You know that many are excited about the beautiful pastel colors of spring that show up… Read more »

Super Simple Smile Protection

Before you begin thinking about the possibility of advanced means of prevention for your smile, we encourage you to take a step back. Sometimes, it’s the simplest of smile health tips that can offer you immense safeguarding from damage. Consider things you should not be doing and that you should be doing for an easier… Read more »

Get Serious About Your Smile!

If you aren’t already, then it is most definitely time to get serious about your smile care! Not really something you’ve been all that interested in addressing lately because though you know you should and you do want to do things right, you’re not sure where to begin? This is something we hear frequently! What… Read more »

Clenching Or Grinding Your Teeth? We Can Help.

Are you noticing that you’ve been grinding your teeth lately? Do you do this in your sleep and you would never have known had your significant other not mentioned it? Maybe you don’t clench on purpose but you’re aware that it’s happening, particularly when you’re stressed. Whatever the case, if you are dealing with bruxism… Read more »

Quiz: Discovering Decay In Your Smile

Part of your efforts in maintaining a healthy smile include doing your best to keep tooth decay at bay. When you understand how to recognize this problem with your teeth and how to prevent cavities from developing, it makes protecting yourself from damage very simple. When you aren’t well educated on the topic, it can… Read more »

Fluoride Concerns: A Helpful Quiz

We know that as you reach for your toothpaste in the morning and the evening, you may find yourself faced with a moment similar to that which many of our patients have experienced: You suddenly wonder if fluoride is safe for your oral health, if you should worry about fluorosis, and where on earth to… Read more »

Smile-Safe College Care Package: 3 Things To Send Your Kids

Are you trying to figure out what to send your son or daughter that would elicit a smile? Perhaps as you’re making a mental list of the fun stuff you’d like to toss into the care package you’re sending your child in college, concern about your child’s actual smile health may suddenly cross your mind…. Read more »