Tooth Pain During A Holiday Weekend: What To Do

21 November 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Many people travel to grandma's or another relative's house for a big holiday meal. If you're traveling or have already arrived for a holiday weekend with family, it's the worst time for nagging tooth pain to become unbearable. Because you're away from your home, visiting your usual dental office is probably impossible until regular business hours resume and you return. What's to be done for any relief in the meantime? Read More 

How To Better Care For Your Teeth As A Smoker

23 October 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

It's no secret that smoking cigarettes, cigars, pipes, or any other tobacco products is bad for your teeth and gums. Clearly, the best thing you can do for your dental health as a smoker is quit smoking. But what if that is not an option? How can you take better care of your teeth and gums as you continue to smoke? Here are a few ideas. 1. Use a tongue cleaner. Read More 

Is Your Child Brushing Properly?

27 September 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

While you can constantly remind your child to brush their teeth every day, you might still doubt whether they are really doing a good job. Specialists in pediatric dentistry recommend close supervision as it can assist you to determine whether your child is brushing properly. However, when supervising your child, it is essential to know what you need to look out for. The following are three things that can assist you to know whether your child is brushing their teeth properly. Read More 

Are You Making One Of These 3 Toothbrushing Mistakes?

4 September 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

Hopefully, you've been brushing your teeth ever since you were a small child. It's hard to imagine that you could possibly be doing something wrong when you've been doing it for so long. But the truth is that many people learn poor brushing habits in childhood and carry them into their adult lives. And because you've been doing it for so long, you may not even think to question your brushing techniques or strategies. Read More 

Do You Smoke? 3 Reasons Your Habit Is Bad For Your Dental Health

8 August 2018
 Categories: Dentist, Blog

If you are a smoker, you probably already know that your habit carries with it health risks to your overall health. However, it can also have adverse effects on your dental health. Below are three ways smoking cigarettes can be bad for your both your teeth and gums. Stains Your Teeth The most visible effect on your teeth from smoking is the staining that happens from the tar and nicotine. The constant exposure to these substances turns your tooth enamel yellowish brown. Read More