What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Use?

What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Use?

Never before have we had such a vast selection of toothbrushes to choose from. Not only are our pharmacy and grocery store shelves packed with different options; we also have online markets offering countless toothbrushes of all shapes and sizes. Most toothbrushes use specific marketing claims to attract prospective buyers. While we will not endorse or recommend any specific brands or models, we want to give you a few good principles to follow when purchasing a toothbrush. Continue reading What Kind of Toothbrush Should I Use?

What is Gum Disease?

What is Gum Disease?

Because October is National Dental Hygiene Month, we are covering topics related to dental hygiene in our blog. Dental hygiene encompasses two separate realms: one in which you clean your teeth effectively at home, and the other in which you consistently see dental professionals for professional teeth cleanings and maintenance. If a person is lacking in either of these two categories, he or she is at risk for gum disease. Continue reading What is Gum Disease?

How to Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth

How to Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth

Toddlers can be difficult, to say the least. The combination of increased mobility, a stubborn desire for independence and the entrance of new teeth can be the perfect storm for a nightly battle. Developing a consistent pattern for oral hygiene is extremely important in your toddler’s earliest years. Without exercising this essential routine, you could be the recipient of bad news at your toddler’s first dental visit. Continue reading How to Brush Your Toddler’s Teeth

Five Surprising Things Our Dentists Can Detect During an Oral Evaluation

Five Surprising Things Our Dentists Can Detect During an Oral Evaluation

We believe in a comprehensive oral evaluation that is truly comprehensive.  Because the mouth is the gateway to the rest of the body, we often find evidence of other health problems in the mouth.  The human body is one unit with every system connected to the other in some way.  Our doctors have extensive education and experience in finding those connections. Continue reading Five Surprising Things Our Dentists Can Detect During an Oral Evaluation

Back to School 2020

Back to School 2020

Never before, in our lifetimes, has our back to school season been more unusual.  After the longest spring break ever, we are finally getting back into some semblance of a schedule or routine.  Whether you are taking your kids back to in-person school or you have committed to virtual learning, your children now have specific tasks at specific times of the day.  Continue reading Back to School 2020