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Go Green: Making Your Dental Routine Eco-Friendly

Going green is not limited to Earthy Day.  Helping conserve the earth’s resources should be a part of every activity. It’s not just about driving less, eating more local foods and turning off the lights when you leave a room, but it also involves your dental health practices too. Many of our dental habits are part…

Don’t Let Spring, Break Your Teeth!

Let’s face it, kids aren’t the only one who enjoy Easter candy each spring.  Jelly belly, chocolate bunnies, and peeps are just some of the treats blooming in their baskets.  After Halloween, Easter is the most popular holiday for candy sales.  This year, 87% of Americans plan to indulge in Easter candy.  While we love…

Defend Against Dry Mouth

Dry mouth is more than annoying, it can be cause for concern.  Persistent dry mouth can affect your speech, your ability to swallow and even your dental health.   Those suffering with dry mouth may experience a constant sore throat, a burning sensation in their throat, difficulty speaking or swallowing, hoarseness, a raw red tongue, bad…

Brushing Up: How to Select A Toothbrush

With so many toothbrushes on the market, it may be confusing on which is the best type of toothbrush to choose.  The average american will spend more than 1,000 hours brushing their teeth making this a very important topic.  Here are some guidelines for you to consider when buying your next toothbrush: The softer the…

Show love to your smile

Show Some Love To Your Smile This Valentines

Flowers fade, candy becomes stale but your smile should last forever.  After all, when you have a smile that you love you are more confident and happier.   Your semi-annual visit to the dentist is only a small gesture to show your love a little TLC.  Take time this Valentines season, and really every day, to…

Reasons To Smile In The New Year

Your smile communicates a lot about you.  Smiles are contagious and like laughter, smiling provides countless mental, physical, social and emotional benefits.  Plus, it is easier to smile than frown. While we can give you many reasons to smile, we wanted to highlight you four solid reasons to smile in the New Year and continue...

Resolve To Make A Healthier You In 2018

While you are resolving to improve to make a healthier “new you” don’t forget to include your mouth.  A healthy body is intricately entwined with oral health and our healthy habits will improve your overall wellness.  Consider our top 5 tips for a healthier mouth in the new year. Skip The Sugar: When sugar gets…

All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth

“All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth” maybe a catchy Christmas song but it can also be a source of shame and embarrassment to the millions of Americans who are missing one or more teeth. Those who are missing teeth report lower rates of self-esteem, higher levels of depression, challenges advancing their…

dental health during pregnancy

Pregnancy: The Tooth About Dental Health While Expecting

Pregnancy is an exciting time for a growing family. If this is your first time being pregnant you may experience a myriad of symptoms because pregnancy effects literally every aspect of a woman’s body due to increased hormones, including your mouth and gums. Taking care of your teeth during these nine months is important. We…

Thanksgiving Tips Your Teeth With Thank You

For most Americans, Thanksgiving = food and we eat more than any other day of the year.  We want you to continue to be thankful for good dental health so we’ve complied some tips to get keep your teeth and gums smiling this Thanksgiving: Have a Game Plan: Before you arrive, decide which 1-2 Thanksgiving…