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Start Healthy Dental Habits at the First Tooth

Discovering your baby has their first teeth coming in is an exciting moment. Taking care of those teeth early on can keep you & your child excited about their smile for years to come.

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Stop Teeth Grinding With These Techniques

Grinding your teeth, or Bruxism, can lead to increased wear on your teeth and, if bad enough, can result in the need for restorative care if wear results in chipped teeth or a misaligned bite. There are several techniques that you and your dentist can do to stop grinding.

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Baby, That Enamel Is Never Growing Back

Your teeth’s enamel is formed when you are still a baby — even younger, actually — and that’s what your teeth use for the rest of your life.

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Know the Difference a Dentist Makes in Whitening Teeth

Throughout our lives our teeth can tarnish & yellow for a host of reasons, from smoking & coffee to less obvious items we ingest like sports drinks & wine. For many of us, there comes a time when we’d like to reverse course & get a whiter, brighter smile. So why go to the dentist for a whitening treatment when there are so many at-home options?

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Missing Teeth Can Be a Family Matter

Sometimes teeth are missing from your smile. They didn’t get knocked out & they certainly never ran away, so where are they? It may be worth a look up your family tree.

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Don’t Let Your Tooth Care Fall Through the Cracks

Getting a chipped or cracked tooth fixed quickly is important. Whether in the front or back of the mouth, chipped teeth can be repaired quickly & will help you avoid more problems down the line. With current practices, it’s possible to have a chipped tooth fixed & bonded with material that is nearly identical to the color of your teeth, making your smile seem natural, as if nothing happened!

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What Is 3-D Dental Imaging?

3-D dental imaging takes traditional dental imaging to the next level—or more accurately, the next dimension! With 3-D x-rays, dentists can view the structures of your mouth, face & head from nearly infinite perspectives & in amazingly fine detail. Whether you’re just starting treatment or evaluating the results of a procedure, 3-D imaging can be a very valuable tool in your dental health. 

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Nutrients That Help Keep Your Teeth Healthy

We’ve talked about foods that affect your oral health, but those discussions often boil down to the nutrients you get from those foods. Let’s take a closer look at those nutrients & exactly what foods provide them.

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Teaching Your Child Good Dental Habits

Good dental habits like brushing your teeth are important for your oral & overall health, but to kids, they can feel like a chore. Even though baby teeth will fall out eventually, it’s important to keep them healthy because they are guides & space holders for permanent teeth. Here are some tips for teaching your kids good dental hygiene habits to solidify their oral health for a lifetime. 

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