How Can the Tooth Fairy Teach Brushing?

Children often think of the Tooth Fairy when they lose a tooth, but did you know the fairy can also help teach good brushing habits? Some lore states that fairies want the best teeth to build their queen’s castle, while teeth of lower quality are ground up and used to pave the streets. The going rate for a tooth varies... read more »

Developing an Effective Gum Disease Treatment Plan

Gum disease is often the direct result of poor oral hygiene habits. Failing to brush your teeth each morning and night or failing to remember to floss at least once per day can leave hardened tartar on the base of your teeth near the gumline. If it persists this constant bacterial presence can lead to the periodontal inflammation of gingivitis.... read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Cavity Prevention

Do you have an effective cavity prevention checklist in place? That is to say, are you taking the necessary steps to keep your smile safe due to proper oral hygiene, a healthy diet, and ideal lifestyle choices? If not, here are a few suggestions you should ask yourself to determine if your oral health care is effective: - Do you... read more »

A Helpful Guide to Caring for Your Braces

A new year has begun its story for all of us to bear witness to once more. With luck, a fun-filled year that brings all your hopes and ideas to fruition has come to bear its good fortune on you. Of course, it wouldn’t hurt to do your part of practicing safe habits to avoid any disasters that could also... read more »