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What if an object gets stuck in your teeth

Whether that annoying piece of spinach or that kernel of popcorn, we’ve all had food get stuck between our teeth. Watch this video to find out what you should do if you ever get something stuck in between your teeth!

Sugary Sweets That Can Haunt Your Smile

Halloween’s coming which means sweet treats in the weeks ahead.  It’s no surprise that sugar damages your teeth.  When sugar gets trapped on your teeth, the natural bacteria in your mouth feeds on sugar and breaks down the enamel on your teeth.  The longer sugar lingers on your teeth the more likely damage can occur. …

Toothpaste 101: What To Look For When Selecting a Toothpaste

Selecting a tube of toothpaste may seem like a trivial purchase but one that has important implications for your teeth.   The options for toothpaste have grown exponentionally; the market has exploded with endless options.  Since toothpaste is critical for dental health, it’s important to consider these important options when purchasing a tube of toothpaste. Fluoride:…

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…