Schedule Your Summer Dental Check-up!

Did you know that the first day of summer is around the corner? As summer approaches, we all anticipate spending time at the pool or lake with family, barbecuing and having fun outside. But before you begin summer fun, don’t forget to schedule your kiddos dental check-up!  We want the oral health of your children […]

Keeping You and Your Childs Teeth Healthy During The Holiday Season

How to still enjoy the holidays while keeping a healthy smile: T’is the season to be cavity-free! The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching! Everyone knows that during the holidays there is one thing everyone can agree on: FOOD. All kinds of food. Whether it’s the pumpkin pie you wait all year […]

Dental Fun Facts and Back-To-School Time!

The school year is quickly approaching, which means it’s time to get in those dental cleanings! Before you do, here are some fun facts for the kiddos that are entertaining, educational, and fun!  Gather your kids around and check out these wild and wacky facts about dentistry. Then talk to your kids about them and […]

Oral Health Tips for Kiddos

It’s important to teach our kiddos the importance of their oral health and how it affects our general health as well. Oral Health Month is recognized every June to remind patients the importance of their oral health and taking care of their teeth.  The first step to teaching kiddos about their oral health is brushing […]

The Lifetime Impact Of Baby Teeth

Deciduous teeth, also known as primary teeth or baby teeth, are your child’s first teeth. They are the first 20 teeth that will erupt in your kiddos mouth. Baby teeth typically erupt when your child is from age six months to two and a half years old. They typically fall out by the time your […]

Diabetes and Your Child’s Oral Health

According to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, the link between Diabetes and oral health strongly exists: “Some studies show that those with gum disease have a harder time controlling their blood sugar. Similarly, infections can cause insulin resistance.” For children with diabetes, teeth may erupt at an age earlier than is typical. Diabetes […]

The Link Between Tooth Decay and Stunted Growth

According to the National Institute of Health, 8% of children ages 6-11 have untreated dental decay. Similarly, cavities are one of the most common chronic diseases facing children today in the United States. Untreated cavities and decay pose many problems to the overall health and wellbeing of children, such as problems eating, learning and growing. […]

How Oral Hygiene May Affect Your Pregnancy

When finding out about your pregnancy, there are many precautions you are encouraged to take, such as avoiding undercooked fish or meat, alcohol and unpasteurized dairy products. Along with these precautions, one that may be overlooked is maintaining proper oral hygiene! When you become pregnant, your body starts to experience many changes. One of these […]

The Link Between Respiratory Disorders in Children and Oral Health

According to the American Thoracic Society, “cavities and gum disease are due in part to bacterial infection, which can spread to the lungs”. Children with respiratory disorders are at increased risk of developing gingivitis, erosion and periodontal disease. Asthma is a condition that constricts oxygen from entering the airways, creating a difficulty to breathe. Studies […]

Oral Hygiene and Heart Health…What’s the Connection?

Our mouths are the perfect breeding ground for germs and bacteria! The wet and moist environments in our mouths create the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. Did you know that on average, a typical human mouth contains about 7 million bacteria, exceeding the number of people who live on earth? We don’t […]