Your First Cavity

Your First Cavity

Cavities are never fun, but being told you have your first cavity can feel like a big deal! Let’s talk about what happens next so you can move forward feeling confident and calm throughout the process. What Does a Cavity Look Like? Your dentist may diagnose a...
Is Dairy Good for Teeth?

Is Dairy Good for Teeth?

Eating healthy, nourishing food has many benefits for your body. Dairy of all kinds is a popular choice to help support bone health because of all the nutrients it contains. Is dairy good for teeth, too? Here’s how dairy can affect your dental health. What is...
What is Fluoride?

What is Fluoride?

You may have noticed the word “fluoride” on your toothpaste or mouthwash container. What is fluoride and why is it important for your teeth? Fluoride is a mineral that can make a big difference for your dental health. Here’s how. Fluoride is a Mineral Fluoride...
Who Should Wear a Night Mouthguard?

Who Should Wear a Night Mouthguard?

If you suffer from symptoms of jaw clenching or teeth grinding, it may be helpful to talk to your dentist about getting fitted for a night mouthguard. Night mouthguards provide relief for many people. Should you start wearing one? Here’s what you need to know about...
Dental Hygiene Around the Holidays

Dental Hygiene Around the Holidays

It’s almost impossible to think about the holidays without thinking about all of your favorite holiday foods. Unfortunately, the holidays are full of treats that can be tough on your teeth. Here’s what you should know about maintaining good dental hygiene around the...
If Your Tooth Hurts on a Holiday

If Your Tooth Hurts on a Holiday

Sometimes toothaches have the worst timing. If you’re experiencing dental discomfort on a holiday, you’re not alone. Weekends and holidays seem to be especially popular timing for problems to suddenly pop up in people’s teeth. Here’s what to do if your tooth hurts on...
Does Mouthwash Really Help?

Does Mouthwash Really Help?

You’ve probably heard a lot about the benefits of brushing and flossing, but what about mouthwash? Does mouthwash really help? Let’s talk about the benefits and uses of mouthwash so you can know when it’s something you might want to add to your dental care routine....
What is the Best Kind of Floss to Use?

What is the Best Kind of Floss to Use?

Flossing is important. Not only does it help to keep your teeth clean and cavity free, it can also help to keep your gums healthy and disease free, too. There are a lot of flossing options available, so what is the best kind of floss to use? Let’s talk about the pros...
Dental Safety at the Waterpark

Dental Safety at the Waterpark

Summer is a great time to spend a lot of time playing in and around the water, but all of that fun can also come with added risks. Here’s what you should know about dental safety at the waterpark to help keep you and your family safe and having fun all summer long....