Do You Know Which Tooth-Friendly Holiday Treats To Enjoy (and Which To Avoid)?

Celebrating the holidays often means embracing some of our favorite traditions of the year. While you are gathering with loved ones and sharing memories and gifts, it’s still important to protect your teeth, especially when you or your child is undergoing orthodontic treatment.   When wearing braces, there is a list of foods and treats to avoid so as not to... read more »

This Holiday Season, Why Not Give the Gift of a Healthy, More Beautiful Smile?

This holiday season, why not celebrate healthy smiles for yourself and your loved ones? Flashing a healthy smile can bring joy to loved ones and strangers alike, boost your self-confidence, and brighten your mood, as well as those you share your smile with. Our wish this holiday season is to help you experience the joys of a healthy, appealing smile.  ... read more »

This American Diabetes Month, We Have Some Tips To Protect Your Teeth and Gums! 

November isn’t just Thanksgiving: It’s also National Diabetes Month. This disease affects around 37 million Americans, including adults and young people. Oral health is closely linked to health issues, including diabetes, and vice versa. Along with your primary care doctor and other specialists, your health care team should also include your dentist!     People with diabetes are more prone to cavities... read more »

Getting Your Child’s Smile Ready for the New School Year Wearing Braces

Back-To-School ads are off and running as summer winds down and a busy school year is on the horizon. If your child is also beginning the school year wearing braces, that will likely involve a huge adjustment for your child or teen. There will be dietary adjustments to make, extra care taken when practicing their daily dental hygiene routine, and... read more »

Tips To Help You Feel Calm and Relaxed at Your Next Dental Appointment

Do you put off routine dental care or much-needed dental work because of anxiety? Anxiety is how your body reacts to what you perceive to be stressful or unfamiliar situations. So that sense of distress or dread you have before an event manifests itself as anxiety. While a bit of anxiety can be useful, keeping us alert and aware in... read more »