Category archive: Education

The Flawless Bedtime Routine

      Photo: Elizabeth Gadd Photography   You’ve probably heard all of your lifetime that, “sleep is important.”  Yes, sleep is paramount in the functioning of your body, but just how essential is it?  I have been paging through some prime articles out there, and realized that sleep has become pretty cool lately.  Did…

How to Take Care of Your Teeth and Gums

      No matter what your age, weight, height is, it is important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Some of you may be thinking that your 1 minute brush at the end of the night is sufficient, but think again! There are helpful guidelines that you should take into account…

Tooth Care and Teething

Although teething can begin as early as 3 months, most babies will start teething between 4 and 7 months after birth. This time can be difficult for the baby. Some signs of teething include: Excess drooling Need to chew on things Periods of irritability and crankiness Disrupted sleeping or eating patterns EASING TEETHING If you are very…

Sensitive Teeth From The Cold?

Playing in the snow, bundling up in your favorite sweater, and drinking hot cocoa are all fun in the winter, but cold weather can be brutal on your body. It can dry out skin, make lips chapped, even make your teeth hurt! Here are some tips for avoiding tooth pain this winter: • Try breathing…

The Top Teeth-Staining Foods and Beverages

If you don’t want to be “that” person in a Holiday picture or family photo that has yellowish stained teeth read below to find out the most common staining foods and beverages and then tips to minimize staining. 1. Wine. Red and white wine are notorious for staining teeth. 2. Tea. Like wine, the ordinary…

Have Your Candy and Eat It Too

With only a couple more days until Halloween I’m sure we are already being tempted by all of the good candy that surrounds this day. The next few months will likely include an increase in the consumption of sweets and other treats, and therefore, higher risk of dental cavities. Instead of being concerned about your…

The permanent cost of grinding your teeth.

The answer is yes! A nighttime dental guard can provide a cushion of space between your teeth that will protect them from the destructive forces generated by overactive chewing muscles. This aggressive muscle activity, called teeth grinding and clenching can cause excessive tooth wear, chipping, fractures, loosening of the teeth or even TMJ disorder. Spacing…

Smile...It's Spring!

Some people think a dentist’s job is to make you feel uncomfortable. And while that can be debated, there is no doubt that a cosmetic dentist’s job is to make you look and feel great. Much like your hairdresser or barber or especially a cosmetic surgeon, a cosmetic dentist helps you look your best by…

Healthcare payment options on your terms.

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78% of Dogs Have Dental Problems

Did you know that 78% of dogs & 68% of cats have varying degrees of dental problems? Read more here to learn why and how to prevent these problems from happening to your pet. You aren’t the only one that needs to take care of your teeth. The most common dental issues in dogs are…

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