Dental Tips for Busy Moms and Dads

How to Keep Your Hygiene On Track in A Hectic World Between carpools, play dates, errands, children’s school activities, or having a job, busy moms and dads know it can be a circus act trying to find time for themselves. Here are easy, convenient ways for moms and dads  to take care of her own…

The Evolution of Dental Braces

Before George Washington’s Wooden Teeth, Dentists Thought About Correcting Bad Bites Even ancient people wanted straight teeth! According to the AAO (American Association of Orthodontists), archaeologists have discovered mummified ancients with crude metal bands wrapped around individual teeth. Later, in 400-500 BC, Hippocrates and Aristotle both ruminated about ways to straighten teeth and fix various…

Dental X-rays – What They Reveal

Finding Problems Early Saves Time, Money and Prevents Serious Health Problems Dental radiographs (X-rays) are essential, preventative, diagnostic tools that provide valuable information not visible during a regular dental exam. Dentists and dental hygienists use this information to safely and accurately detect hidden dental abnormalities and complete an accurate treatment plan.  Without X-rays, problem areas may…

5 Ways Oral Hygiene May Save Your Life

The Mouth is the Mirror of Your Body’s Wellness Did you know that some symptoms and signs of certain diseases will show in the mouth first? That means regular dental checkups can also serve as an early warning system to detect potential health issues! Research is unearthing evidence that says that skipping mouth care is…

Favorite Treats that are Good for Your Teeth

Pinch Yourself, You’re Not Dreaming Studies have revealed that a few of our most favorite dietary vices may actually have cavity-fighting properties and be good for your teeth. Here’s a quick breakdown: Dark Chocolate All hail the cocoa bean!  This news may have been around awhile, but it’s still good news. Cocoa beans, which are…