Toothbrushes: A History

Have you ever wondered how our beloved toothbrush came to be? Our dentist and team are happy to briefly go over the history of the toothbrush with you. The Ancient Toothbrush People have been making tools to clean their teeth since ancient times. Around 3500 to 3000 BC, the Egyptians and Babylonians used a twig… Read more »

Back to Basics in 2018

The new year is right around the corner, and for many of us, this means New Year’s Resolutions! This year, resolve to touch up your oral hygiene habits to make sure you have a mouth-healthy 2018. Brush: Make sure you brush your teeth for a full 2 minutes, twice daily. This removes plaque (a sticky… Read more »

Tooth Extractions: The Differences Between Simple and Surgical Treatments

Did you know there are two different types of tooth extractions? Well, it’s true. There are simple and surgical tooth extractions. These treatments are typically offered when a tooth is severely decayed or injured, when a tooth is causing harm to the smile, or when there isn’t enough room in the mouth. To help you… Read more »

How to Keep the Smile You Love

Did you know that beyond basic oral hygiene, there are things that you should be doing to preserve the health of your smile? Dr. and our team are happy to offer advice on things you can do for your smile. Visit Our Dentist For the health of your smile, visit our dental office at least… Read more »

Bruxism Basics

What is bruxism? This is a chronic habit in which someone unconsciously clenches and grinds the teeth, usually while asleep. If continued for a long time without treatment, this can wear down your teeth and even result in chips and cracks. It can also cause permanent damage to your jaw joints, resulting in headaches, jaw… Read more »

Get Creative About the Treasures the Tooth Fairy Leaves Under Your Child’s Pillow

If you’re tired of the Tooth Fairy leaving money under your child’s pillow, then it’s time to get creative. Fortunately, there are other little treasures the Tooth Fairy can leave for your child if you desire. Those treasures are: -Foreign coins: This might add a little bit of mystery to the Tooth Fairy. It might… Read more »

The Fundamentals of Tooth Brushing

Do you ever find yourself seeking new and interesting ways to improve your smile? If so, you may be missing one of the easiest tricks that lies right in front of you, which is the status and condition of your toothbrush, and tips and tricks to making it work better for your smile. For a… Read more »

Good Oral Hygiene Habits Are Important When You Have Braces

Your new set of braces installed at Dr. ’s orthodontic clinic, represent a serious investment in correcting the alignment of your teeth. This is done by applying tension to your braces and teeth through the course of multiple adjustment sessions. Maintaining your braces and good oral hygiene is important to the realignment process. If your… Read more »

Dental Fluorosis: How to Prevent it

If you have children, you probably understand that there are different kinds of toothpastes available for them? You may also understand that most adult toothpastes have fluoride in them, but had you heard that training toothpastes don’t have fluoride in them? Toothpaste with fluoride should not be ingested, so you shouldn’t give your kids toothpaste… Read more »

The Facts About Pregnancy and Your Teeth

Would you be surprised to hear that there are a number of thing you should do when you’re pregnant if you’re interested in keeping your teeth healthy and strong? Naturally, you should still brush and floss your teeth for two minutes at a time and you should floss daily. Similarly, did you know that you… Read more »