Types of Sports Mouth Guards to Protect Your Kid’s Smile

Participating in athletic programs is a great building block to instill character in your child as well as a source of pride. Watching your child grow in confidence as they run across the field, or knock out a home run can be exhilarating for a parent. Sometimes, though, injuries happen. Your child could get hit… Read more »

Dealing with Bruxism

If you find yourself chronically grinding your teeth, or you wake up in the mornings with a sore jaw and notice that your teeth seem a bit ground down as the months go on, then it’s likely you suffer from bruxism. Bruxism is just the technical term for grinding your teeth, but it’s still a… Read more »

Tooth Timeline: Part 2

Our last article focused on the tooth development timeline from birth through the teenage years. Now here’s a timeline of what to expect as an adult! Remember, your teeth may not follow this timeline exactly, but it does give a good overview of what the average person experiences. If you have questions or concerns about… Read more »

Healthy Snacks for Your Teeth

If you’d like to enjoy a healthy smile, you probably understand that there are several things you’ll need to do. For example, you know that brushing and flossing are vital to the health of your teeth, but there are a few other things you should do. For example, following a nutritious, balanced diet is important…. Read more »

Tooth Timeline: Part 1

When should my child’s teeth come in? When should we consider getting braces? To answer some of these questions, here is a tooth timeline that provides a rough estimate of when to expect what in your child’s mouth! There’s no need to panic if your child’s teeth don’t follow this timeline perfectly. Every mouth is different,… Read more »

Got Cheese?

It is commonly known that dairy does a body good. Nutrients found in dairy products are necessary for overall health, and are especially important when it comes to bone strength. But what exactly does dairy do for your teeth? A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry gives some insight… Read more »

Save Your Smile with Invisalign®

Reinvent your smile with all the joys that Invisalign® can bring. Not only will the health of your smile benefit from Invisalign’s patented design, but so will your social life. Save your smile and consider the following benefits that Invisalign clear aligners can give to you: – Thanks to the thermoplastic materials used in the… Read more »

Oral Cancer Screenings

The next time you visit the dentist, ask about your oral cancer screening. Most dentists screen their patients for oral cancer at every checkup, but most patients don’t even realize it. As the dentist exams your mouth, he checks about ten different spots to look for any lumps or irregular tissue changes that could point… Read more »

Fighting Gum Disease

It’s one of the most prevalent diseases in the country, yet it’s incredibly simple to defend and stop. Gum disease, or as it’s formally known, periodontitis, is a condition that attacks the health of your gums, teeth, and jaw bone. Left unchecked it can even lead to more serious issues such as heart disease and… Read more »

How Does Having Diabetes Affect My Oral Health?

An estimated 20 million people have diabetes, and according to recent studies, diabetics are more susceptible to the development of oral infections and periodontal (gum) disease than those who do not have diabetes. In addition, diabetics who suffer from oral infections and gum disease often deal with it in higher severity than others – especially… Read more »