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Children’s Dental Month

February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a time when dental professionals and health advocates come together to promote the importance of good oral hygiene habits for children. The observance, which began as a one-day event in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1941, has since expanded to a month-long campaign that reaches millions of families across the United […]

The Top 10 Worst Holiday Foods for Your Teeth

The holidays are almost upon us, and if you are like many, you are already dreaming of all the glorious food to be eaten over these next few months. You can almost taste that warm salty gravy and those fluffy, buttery mashed potatoes. While we understand indulging now in then, we also know that some […]

Is Pumpkin Good for my Teeth?

It is that time of year again for pumpkin everything. As lovers of pumpkin, we are thrilled to say that pumpkin is good for your teeth! However, it is important to note that many pumpkin-flavored things may be loaded with sugar, and as you know, sugar is not great for our teeth. Therefore, we need […]

Back-to-School Dental Checkup for Sports Mouthguards

It’s hard to believe that the summer is already ending as we prepare our children to return to school. While school supplies and clothes may be on your to-do list, don’t forget about their regular dental checkup. If your child plans to play sports during the school year, a dental checkup may be necessary to […]

Denture FAQs

You likely have questions if you have dentures or are preparing for dentures. Below you will find some of the most frequently asked questions regarding dentures and their answers explained in understandable terms. What are dentures? Dentures are a prosthetic designed to replace missing teeth and surrounding tissues. They can be made of various materials, […]

Tips and Tricks to Soothe Teething

Teething can be a difficult time for both babies and parents. As baby’s first teeth emerge, they can experience a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including pain, irritability, drooling, and sleep disturbances. Fortunately, there are several tips and tricks that can help soothe teething and make the process more comfortable for everyone involved. Tips and Tricks […]

How to Prepare My Child for the Dentist

Unfortunately, the dentist can be a scary place for children. Rest assured, parents, we do everything we can to make children feel at ease. They will be greeted by kindness and a smiling face when they walk through our doors. While we do our best to make the clinic an inviting place, there are things […]

Does My Child Need Braces?

As your child loses their baby teeth and they begin to look more and more like little adults, you may notice their permanent teeth appear crooked. Does this mean they need braces? Not always, but the best way to know is to bring them in for a consultation. However, some signs may indicate a need […]

Choosing a Career in Dental Assisting

Choosing a Career in Dental Assisting Whether you are fresh out of high school, looking to enter the workforce, or seeking a career change, dental assisting may be an excellent option for you to consider. Dental assisting is a great field for those who are teeth obsessed and have a desire to help others. What […]

Understanding Baby Bottle Mouth

Understanding Baby Bottle Mouth As a parent, you will undoubtedly face endless decisions and worries over your children. Sorry, but we are going to add one more concern to your list: baby bottle mouth, also known as baby bottle tooth decay or early childhood caries. Most infants are given a bottle at some point in […]