Category: Family Dentistry

DIY Dental Care: 3 Reasons To Say No

Particularly since the advent of the Internet, your ability to do things for yourself has become much easier. While this seems like it must be all well and good all the time, it’s important to remember that it’s not always better to try to accomplish something on your own (especially if that particular something usually… Read more »

Oral Health and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Hygiene is important all of the time, but when you’re pregnant, special attention to your dental health is vital. Hormonal changes can increase the likelihood that you’ll develop gum disease, and the chronic oral infection can heighten your risk of preterm birth. However, precautions must be taken when you’re pregnant, and undergoing oral health care… Read more »

Has Your Family Honored National Children’s Dental Health Month?

February is both a busy and short month, filled with plenty of holidays, like Valentine’s Day and now President’s Day. But did you know that February is also designated as National Children’s Dental Health Month? The American Dental Association and healthcare professionals have created this initiative to help educate families, particularly kids, about the many… Read more »

Family Resolutions for Brighter Smiles

It’s the end-of-year countdown, and that means New Year’s Resolutions are on the horizon. Are you one of the up to 90% of people who make resolutions, but don’t keep them past the first few weeks? Studies show that broken resolutions are often too large, or not specific enough. Another reason for resolution failure is… Read more »

Do Your Kids Need Dental Treatment?

Are you concerned that your kids might be in need of restorative treatment for a cavity or other dental problem? Perhaps you are just curious whether or not you are doing all you can, as a parent, to help ensure they enjoy oral health as they grow. Fortunately, there are actually a number of simple… Read more »

How Do You Prevent Gum Disease?

Did you know that a study from the Centers for Disease Control shows that half of adults over the age of 35 suffer from some stage of periodontal disease? Without treatment, gum disease can progressively worsen until the stability of your teeth become threatened. How do you prevent gum disease? What steps can you take… Read more »

This Year, Care for Your Family’s Teeth with Preventive Dentistry

Does your family like to ring in the new year by talking about resolutions you have each set? Even if your kids are too young to begin setting their own goals, there is one resolution you can and should make as a family: to take great care of your smiles. Sadly, as people get busy,… Read more »