Archive for the ‘ Cleaning ’ Category

Keeping your Breath Fresh

Keeping your Breath Fresh? Hummus with garlic tastes great! So do tuna fish sandwiches and burgers loaded with onions on top Pure joy! However, we know there’s a price to pay by eating certain foods – the potential for bad breath. We enjoy our favorites and then run to brush our teeth, use a mouthwash […]

Is Flossing Helpful or Harmful?

Is Flossing Helpful or Harmful?   You can count on hearing, ‘don’t forget to brush and floss’ during visits to the dentist, on oral health educational videos and on TV. You may wonder why and when this refrain took hold and the reasons your dentist and hygienist stress the importance of this home healthcare routine. […]

When should you schedule your child’s first dental visit?

Parents frequently ask, “When is the recommended age to schedule my child’s first dental appointment?” Some believe it’s best to wait until all his or her teeth have come in or if a dental related problem arises. However, the experts at the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) both […]

National Dental Hygiene Month | A Preview of What Hygiene Means To Us

October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Although brushing, flossing, and routinely visiting the dentist are all very important, dental hygiene is so much more than that. After consulting the best in the business, our very own dental hygienists, Angela, Karen, and Cheryl, we now have an even better idea of what dental hygiene means to […]

Why do I need regular dental exams?

I’m feeling good! My smile looks great! I brush, and even floss, regularly. So, why do I need a regular dental exam? And, why every six months? There’s a bit of history to the answer. The recommendation to visit your dentist twice a year for routine, preventative dental care, began in earnest decades ago. But the beginning was many […]

New Baby & Dental Care

New Baby & Dental Care A guide to kick start your baby’s first years of dental hygiene Knowing how to approach oral healthcare for your new baby can be challenging. The first 3-12 months will be comprised of swollen/bulging gums, drooling, and irritability as your little one begins teething. As new mom herself, Dr. Mira […]