Archive for the ‘ Dental Health ’ Category

How can my nutrition affect my dental health?

This question is not one we may typically think about, but it is very important. And, it’s especially true during the current pandemic we are all learning to navigate. With so many trying to recover from the quarantine binges, it’s more important than ever to question how our nutritional choices may have affected our oral […]

It’s Dental Hygiene Week | Learn Why Our Dental Hygienists Chose This Field of Study

The week of April 5th is when we recognize the dental hygiene profession across the world. We thought it would be unique to provide our patients with some insight as to why they chose to do what they do. This gave our team of superstar hygienists an opportunity to share their “why” with all of […]

National Children’s Dental Health Month | Celebrating 80 Years!

As many of you know, our office joins thousands of others each year in a national effort to celebrate Children’s Dental Health Month. The event is observed every February, and this year is no exception, despite the challenges of the ongoing global pandemic. It is exciting to be a part of an occasion that has […]

Why are Dental Cleanings Important?

October is National Dental Hygiene Month. And what could be better timing? After all, with Halloween around the corner, a time for treats – usually sweets – it’s a good occasion to remind one and all about the importance of periodic visits to your dentist. Why are dental cleanings so important? A frequently asked question, […]

Tips to Keep Our Children in Good Dental Health | Even During a Pandemic

Over the past several weeks life seems to have hit the proverbial “pause” button for many of us. We are spending more quality time with our partners, spouses and children. While slowing down the pace of our day-to-day lives could be a good thing for mental health, it is equally as important to make sure […]

Dental Emergencies | In the Time of the Coronavirus – What Ifs?

It’s human nature to worry about the ‘What Ifs’. What if I go on a trip and leave something important at home? What if I don’t do well on a test, a presentation, an interview? What if I forget a birthday, an anniversary, an important meeting? But today we have much more important ‘What Ifs’ […]

Diet and Dental Health | ‘You are what you eat’

‘You are what you eat’… is a phrase thought to be as old as the early 1800s that has come to be well known over the years Today, with TV ads, the Internet, and advice from our doctors, we know that the foods we eat and the drinks we drink help determine our overall health. […]

Children’s Primary Teeth and How to Care for Them

5 Creative Ways to Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month with your child It is increasingly important to encourage children at a young age, to take care of their teeth. Encouragement combined with happy visits to the dentist assists with promoting a lifetime of oral health. This year, in addition to community outreach and internal […]

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 chewing gum good for your dental health?

Can chewing gum be healthy? There have been several clinical studies showing that chewing sugarless gum for at least 20 minutes following meals can aid in helping fight against tooth decay. When you chew sugarless gum, it increases the flow of saliva in the mouth and helps wash away food particles. Increased amounts of saliva, which contains […]