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

Xylitol: FAQs

Xylitol: FAQs

Maybe you’ve seen it as an ingredient in your sugar-free chewing gum.  Or maybe Dr. Jill and Dr. Cara recommended it as a sugar substitute for you.  You might have seen it advertised as a “magic” ingredient in some oral care products.  Here’s what you really need to know about xylitol. Continue reading Xylitol: FAQs