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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nail Biting and the Effects on Your Smile

Nail biting is a common habit that can be quite difficult to stop. This habit can have some potentially severe consequences, such as; affecting the digestion system if you swallow the nails, risk of infection and pain if you are biting the nails too short, and increasing the risk of ingesting harmful viruses and bacteria. […]

How to Get a Whiter Smile

It is natural over time to notice that your smile is not quite as white as it once was. The good news is there is something you can do about it! Let us break down your options of getting a whiter smile safely. How to Get a Whiter Smile Avoid Foods and Drinks That Stain […]

Fluoride Explained

When it comes to a healthy smile fluoride is an important mineral that can help strengthen and protect the enamel of your teeth. Normally, fluoride is talked more about in regards to children’s dental health. This is because it can play an important role in the development of strong cavity-free teeth. Below you will find […]

Choosing the Right Toothpaste

We have all gone down the toothpaste aisle to be presented with numerous options to choose from. You may have had the thought, “Toothpaste is toothpaste, right? So, it doesn’t really matter which one I select.” The problem is not all kinds of toothpaste are created equally and you may fall victim to choosing one […]

Your Smile is Important – 5 Reasons Why

Your smile is important and it is a common misconception that tooth loss is normal with aging. However, if you practice good oral hygiene for a lifetime it is far less common to suffer from tooth loss as you age. So, now that you know it’s possible to keep your smile for a lifetime let’s […]

Teeth Tips to Make You Smile

Your teeth are important and it should be your goal to keep your smile healthy. It is a common misconception that tooth loss with age is normal, but it is possible to keep your natural teeth for your entire life if you make your smile a priority. Here are some fun teeth tips to make […]

Cavity Prevention in Children

Getting children to brush their teeth can be a challenge, however, it’s one of the best ways to prevent cavities (tooth decay) from developing. The best time to start teaching your children the importance of tooth brushing is early – as soon as they begin to get their teeth. Question the importance of their baby […]