How to Help Your Kids Prevent Cavities

While preventing cavities in your own mouth requires diligence in oral hygiene and dietary choices, preventing cavities in your children’s mouths requires even more of your attention.  Unfortunately, it is not like teaching your child to tie his own shoes and then trusting him to do it correctly every morning.  Preventing cavities involves a complex decision-making process, in addition to the physical teeth-cleaning techniques.  Continue reading How to Help Your Kids Prevent Cavities

Back to School

Back to School

For many people, this time of year is more than just back to school.  It is back to daily and weekly routines, back to bedtimes and alarm clocks, and back to good habits that may have gone by the wayside in the easygoing days of summer.  Add this to your list of daily activities as you get back into the swing of things: taking great care of your teeth!  There are many things involved in pursuing a healthy mouth.  Here are some tips to getting that oral hygiene routine back on track. Continue reading Back to School

Dr. Jill Became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.  What Exactly Does that Mean?

Dr. Jill Became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.  What Exactly Does that Mean?

On Saturday, July 20, Dr. Jill was awarded a Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry at the organization’s annual scientific meeting in Connecticut.  Only about six percent of dentists in the United States and Canada achieve this prestigious distinction.  This award places Dr. Jill among the top six percent of general dentists in the country! Continue reading Dr. Jill Became a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry.  What Exactly Does that Mean?

It’s Been a Long Time Since I’ve Been to the Dentist!  What Can I Expect When I Go?

It’s Been a Long Time Since I’ve Been to the Dentist!  What Can I Expect When I Go?

We know that many people fear returning to the dentist after a long period of time has passed since their last visit.  Some fear getting bad news about the health of their mouths.  Others fear a painful experience, which is likely what kept them away in the first place.  Still others feel ashamed or embarrassed and fear that someone will make them feel even more guilty than they already do. Continue reading It’s Been a Long Time Since I’ve Been to the Dentist!  What Can I Expect When I Go?