Foods That Help Keep Your Body Hydrated

  Drinking eight glasses (or more!) of water per day can seem like a daunting task. However, many people do not realize that roughly 20% of your daily water intake comes from ingesting solid foods, especially certain fruits and vegetables.   Your body still needs you to drink water. But you can also quench your […]

5 Tips For Better Quality Dental Checkups in 2019

  Dental checkups can be nerve-wracking. No one wants to hear that their at-home efforts of taking care of their teeth aren’t up to snuff from a disappointed dentist. Dental visits are the perfect opportunity to take control of your oral health.   Follow these 5 tips to get the most out of your dental […]

Lost a Crown or Filling Over the Holidays? Follow These Steps

Experiencing a dental emergency and losing a filling or a crown can be an unexpected and alarming experience. Dental restorations can fall out for many reasons such as when, over time, chewing hard foods loosens the filling or breaks down the bonding. Worse still, a filling or crown might fall out because of tooth decay. […]

4 Ways Drinking Water Improves Your Smile

  Drinking water is great for your body, but it is especially good for your teeth. Your dental health affects not only the quality of your smile, but also your overall health. Committing to drinking more water has many practical benefits which help to improve your oral health.   Sipping fluoridated water throughout the day […]

Minimizing Holiday Damage to Your Kids’ Teeth

There is a strong chance that your child’s dreams at night are filled with visions of cookies, pies, and stockings stuffed with candy during the holiday season. As a kid, one of the best things about the holidays is all of the tasty treats and delicious foods we only eat t this time of year. […]

Adult Invisalign After Having Braces as a Teen – What To Expect

  Orthodontic treatment is something many of us have gone through as teenagers. If you had braces as a teen, you already know there is nothing quite like the unbridled joy that comes when your braces are finally removed. However, what happens after wearing braces can be almost as challenging for many – wearing your […]

8 Origins of Tooth Pain That Don’t Involve a Cavity

  From a cavity to infected gums, a tooth can have a lot of (sometimes surprising) causes. Whether your toothache feels dull and achy or sharp and throbbing, a toothache can make it hard to maintain your daily routine. This general guide will outline some of the possible reasons you are experiencing tooth pain.   […]

The Top Causes of Cavities in Toddlers

  Tooth decay is an oral disease that affects many children. While you may initially think that cavities in baby teeth are not a long-term issue, your child’s baby teeth are critical to maintaining a lifetime of good health. Even with regular brushing and flossing, your child’s diet can have a significant impact on their […]

Avoid These Mistakes While Brushing Your Child’s Teeth

Convincing your toddler to hold still while getting their teeth brushed is no simple task. However, teaching them the importance of excellent dental hygiene at an early age will help to keep their smile bright and healthy throughout their childhood. Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease in children ages 2-11, so establishing a […]

Help! My Child Lost a Tooth While Playing Sports

  Sports injuries involving teeth are widespread, especially among children playing contact sports. When your child is active, any game from touch football to basketball can quickly become a contact sport, even if a parent or a coach is supervising the activity. It takes a relatively small amount of force for a child to lose […]