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The Root Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Have you ever experienced a sharp pain in your teeth after you drink a hot drink or bite in something cold?  Chances are you are experiencing sensitive teeth.  The root cause of sensitive teeth is when your gums recede and expose the soft level surface (called dentin).  This layer has thousands of tiny tubes that…

Make Tooth Brushing Fun With Music

Music is one of the best ways to motivate your little ones while teaching them healthy habits like brushing their teeth.  This makes the process more fun by teaching them to brush and floss using silly songs and games.  Here are some of our favorites: Brushy, Brush from Seasame Street Tooth Brushing Song from EZ…

An Apple A Day……..Recipes That You Can Sink

You’ve probably heard the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” but did you know eating apples can also improve your dental health?  That’s right, not only are apples rich in nutrients, they have many benefits for your teeth, mouth and gums. Apples are known as nature’s toothbrush. Eating apples can aid in…

Ditch the Sports and Energy Drinks

Kids are back in school, sports are back in session and kids are thirsty.  Sports and energy drinks are a five billion dollar a year industry marketed as a healthy alternative to soda (which they’re not).  Each year, more than 62% of teens drink one or more energy drink a day. Adults drink them to…

Back to School Basics: Keep your Kids Smiling All School Year

GOING BACK TO SCHOOL means more friends, more sports, and more smiles! While you may be busy buying notebooks, gel pens, lunch boxes and backpacks; make sure to schedule a checkup to keep your kids’ smiles shining bright!  “Back-to-school time is the perfect time to incorporate good oral health habits into a child’s daily routine,”…

That Stinks: Tips To Eliminate Bad Breath

Bad breath stinks, literally.  Halitosis, commonly known as bad breath, has several root causes including the breakdown of foods, tobacco usage, severe dieting/malnutrition, certain medications, or poor oral health.  Sometimes bad breath can be directly related to foods such as garlic, onions, or coffee.  No one wants bad breath but the good news is with…

Tips & Tricks To Help Your Baby Feel Better While Teething

It’s always exciting when a baby grows their first teeth and oral care is vitally important for babies and toddlers.   Even before a baby develops his or her first tooth, you can begin caring for their teeth by simply using a wet wash cloth or gauze around a child’s gums and mouth.   As your…

Take A Bite Out of Summer With These Simple Habits

Between vacations, summer camps, slumber parties and backyard BBQs, it’s easy for your family to get out of your normal routine.  While summers are meant to be unscheduled, don’t get so busy that you neglect your health.  These three simple habits will help you and your family enjoy summer to its fullest! Brush & Floss…

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Sizzling Salad Recipes for Summer – That are Good for the Teeth!

Salads are the perfect food for summer! They are easy to prepare, you don’t have to turn on your oven to cook, AND salads help slim down your waistline and with the right ingredients promote healthy teeth. Salads shouldn’t be limited to lettuce and dressing; the more colors, flavors and textures you add, the more appealing a salad becomes…

10 Surprising Facts About Dentist, Dr. Foresee

A dream team is when the blend of two or more people’s talents and vision surpasses all expectations. A dream team can go further, reach more people, have a greater impact and grow more united over time. This dream team is what Dr. Foresee and Dr. Owen have together. Their combined skills and goals make this dental…