Archive for July, 2015

The Importance of Mouth Guards

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015
Mouth guards can protect your teeth.

Mouth guards can help protect you from grinding and clenching your teeth.

Stress and sports are two of the biggest causes of people grinding and clenching their teeth. It is a habit that can be extremely hard to break and can also severely damage your teeth. So what can do you do prevent yourself from ruining your teeth? Talk to your dentist about obtaining a mouth guard! (more…)

Which is Better: Dentures versus Dental Implants?

Monday, July 20th, 2015
Dentures vs Dental Implants

Choosing between dentures and dental implants can be confusing. But maybe this will help you decide.

If the thought of someone seeing your missing teeth gives you the shivers, this article is for you. For many people, missing or broken teeth are an embarrassment. They are the people that cover their mouths when they talk or laugh. But there are two types of products that can help you get your confidence back: dentures and dental implants. But which one do you choose? (more…)

Bad Habits for Your Teeth

Thursday, July 16th, 2015
Bad habits for your teeth

There are several habits that could be causing your toothaches.

Every parent knows that having their child suck their thumb past teething is a bad idea. But what about the other habits children pick up from other adults or even from their own parents? (more…)

Choosing the Right Toothbrush

Thursday, July 9th, 2015
Toothbrushes need to be replaces every three to four months.

Toothbrushes should be replaced every three to four months. Are you overdue?

Toothbrushes are 25 percent of our dental care routines but anyone who has ever walked into a drugstore knows how difficult it is to shop for a toothbrush. There are so many different options to choose from: hard, soft, or medium bristles, tongue scrubbers, electric ones, ones that just kind of vibrate but don’t move, and the manual ones with the little plastic arms that look vaguely useful but are really just weird. So short of play “Eenie Meenie Miney Mo”, how do you choose the right one for you? (more…)

Pediatric Dental Care: Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Mouth

Thursday, July 2nd, 2015
Your child's first dental appointment sets the tone for how they feel about the dentist for the rest of their lives.

Your child’s first dental appointment sets the tone for how they feel about the dentist for the rest of their lives.

The average child develops teeth between three and 12 months of age. By the time your child is three years old, they will have 20 teeth inside their mouth. Some parents question proper dental care for these baby teeth and also wonder how to teach their kids to properly clean their mouths. So, how do you teach kids not to be scared of a foreign object being pushed into their mouths or of the dentist who is going to gently stick their fingers in their mouth? Here are some tips and tricks about caring for your little one’s teeth. (more…)