Category: Family Dentistry

Dry Mouth: Take These Four Steps

Sometimes, you wake up after a nap or after your nightly rest, your mouth feels a little cottony, and as the day goes on, everything goes back to normal. However, sometimes that desert-like sensation remains. You may not know what to make of it but it’s actually a simple concern: It’s called dry mouth! When… Read more »

Save Money With Simple Smile Suggestions

You may find that if you’re going through dental care items very quickly, you are spending a lot more on your smile care than you’d really like to. You may also worry about having to see us more than for just prevention. However, you may already feel like you’re really just sticking with the basics,… Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

According to studies from the Centers for Disease Control, half of adults aged 30 and older suffer from some stage of gum disease. Without treatment, periodontal disease can lead to serious complications. What causes gum disease, and what steps can you take to keep your smile healthy?

3 School-Is-Finally-Out Suggestions!

While summer is time for a lot of fun activities with your children, it’s also time to recognize something very important: All of that super-free-fun-time can get in the way of necessary dental care if you’re not careful. To make sure this doesn’t happen but that smiles stay healthy and everyone enjoys the long days… Read more »

Quiz: Your Child’s Loose Tooth

There’s something very exciting and almost magical about loose baby teeth! When your son or daughter’s first loose tooth happens, it is certainly cause for a bit of celebration. However, this moment may also lead to a long list of questions that you’re not sure you can answer. Should you force the tooth out or… Read more »

Common Questions About Baby Teeth

You might think that as long as your child still has his or her baby teeth, there’s not a lot to worry about. You may assume you have all the time in the world because care is probably most important once permanent teeth come in, right? Incorrect! Protecting that first set of teeth is extremely… Read more »

Scorched Tongue? We Can Help.

Did you scorch your tongue on a steaming cup of coffee? A way-too-hot piece of pizza? That French fry that burned your fingertips and then proceeded to irritate your taste buds? We know that this is no minor annoyance but something that can seem to ruin an entire day! Fortunately, your tongue will heal quickly…. Read more »

Oral Structures Quiz: How Much Do You Know?

How much do you really know when it comes to the structures within your mouth? Do you know much beyond your teeth? Or, if someone were to point to different parts of your mouth, would you be at a loss for the names and the functions of these other mysterious areas? No worries. We can… Read more »

Avoiding Gum Disease: 3 Simple Steps

When the monster that is gum disease looms overhead, you may find yourself wondering if there’s anything you can do about it. You might also worry that it’s a scary beast that is difficult to avoid. Nothing could be further from the truth! True, problems with your gum health can become complicated but only if… Read more »

Holiday Checkup Check-In: Do You See What I See?

When you notice that the holidays are in full force and that 2017 is nearly upon us, you might make note that it’s about time to schedule another dental checkup. However, the coziness of the crackling fire in the fireplace and the hot chocolate you’ve been sipping just might lull you into a dreamland that… Read more »