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 […]

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 […]

Piercings and the Effects on Your Smile

Whether you are contemplating a lip, tongue, or some other kind of piercing in or near your mouth, you may want to reconsider. While you may like the look of these types of piercings, it is important to know that jewelry in or near the mouth may severely affect your oral health. Simply put, the […]

5 Causes of White Spots on Teeth

We commonly hear our patients seek a whiter smile, but in some cases, yellowing or stained teeth are not the only reason why. White spots on teeth can cause people to feel just as self-conscious as a dull smile. Let’s discuss what causes these spots and what you can do about them. 5 Causes of […]

Teeth Whitening Myths Busted

There seem to be new claims every day about teeth whitening. Still, many of these are simply clever, catchy marketing tactics with little to no data to back them up. In fact, many of these myths can actually cause harm to your smile. Therefore, we are taking the opportunity to help you by busting some […]

How to Whiten Your Teeth Naturally at Home

Almost everyone wants a whiter, brighter smile, so it’s not surprising that we get asked about this topic a lot. We want to start by stating that the best way to get a whiter smile is to consider professional teeth whitening.  There are numerous reasons this is recommended above at-home remedies, but the take-home message is […]