WHEN SHOULD YOUR child have their first dental check-up? When their first tooth erupts or around their first birthday — whichever comes first!
HAVE YOU HEARD OF the “tell, show, do” method? It’s a great, easy way to teach a child to brush their teeth! Give it a try and let us know how it goes!
DID YOU KNOW that baby teeth erupt in a particular order? We’ve numbered each tooth based on the order it emerges in this diagram!
DON’T FORGET to get your daily calcium for strong teeth and bones! Dairy is the most obvious source, but did you know there’s also calcium in leafy greens.
GUM HEALTH is linked to virtually every vital system in the body! It’s that important!
DID YOU KNOW it would take approximately 10,000 dental x-rays to reach your max yearly dose of radiation?
DON’T BE PART OF the 88 percent. Become a floss boss and join the 12 percent of people who floss daily! Together we can change those stats!
WE LOVE HEARING all of our patient's stories during each and every visit.
THE EIGHT MUSCLES that make up the tongue and hold it in place work almost constantly so that we can speak and eat, but they never get tired! Only heart muscle has better endurance than that!
YOUR TEETH are as unique as fingerprints! Not even identical twins have the same set!
SHOPPING FOR MOUTHWASH? Make sure it’s alcohol-free! Many over-the-counter mouthwashes contain alcohol, which might kill germs, but it also dries out the tissues in your mouth. Among other things, this will make bad breath come back faster!
ALONG WITH DAILY brushing and flossing, staying healthy and fit is an essential part of preventing gum disease! Happy Friday!!!
WE ALL KNOW the victory dance you do when you leave the dentist with no cavities. Keep on flossing and brushing those pearly whites!
TAKE IT EASY on the soda! People who drink three or more sodas daily have 62% more dental decay. Keep those teeth healthy and try switching to water!
Apples DO help clean teeth, just remember to brush or rinse with water after eating!
OUR LIPS ARE FULL of nerve endings, making them extremely sensitive to touch, feel, and temperature!
GOT BAD BREATH? Bacteria gets trapped in the smallest crevices, so flossing is a great way to keep it at bay!
HIGH ACIDITY LEVELS in energy drinks erode the glossy outer-layer of teeth and make them more susceptible to cavities!
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