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August 21, 2014
You May be Suffering from Teeth Grinding

OUCH – You May be Suffering from Teeth Grinding

What ailment causes headache, toothaches, neck pains and jaw popping and may go undetected for years? The answer is teeth grinding. The bigger question, however, is […]
August 6, 2014
Why Sealants Are a Groovy Way to Prevent Cavities in Kids

Why Sealants Are a Groovy Way to Prevent Cavities in Kids

Cavities are sneaky little devils. They form when food particles and plaque make their way into the pits and grooves of a tooth. But lo and behold, […]
July 24, 2014
Top Four Excuses Your Family Makes Not To Go To the Dentist

Top Five Excuses Your Family Makes Not To Go To the Dentist

Are you the family’s director of Health and Human Services? Most moms somehow wind up getting appointed to this position, and sometimes the toughest part of […]
July 10, 2014
Getting children ready for a visit to the dentist

Eight Ways to Make Children Ready for Their First Trip to the Dentist

Fear is an extremely powerful emotion, especially when you’re a child. There’s the monster under the bed, the monster in the closet, and yes, a child […]
June 25, 2014
Three Tips When You Buy Your Own Dental Insurance

Three Tips When You Buy Your Own Dental Insurance

As you can imagine, we deal quite a bit with dental insurance. We are by no means experts, but here are some areas that you might […]
June 12, 2014
If flossing adds years to our lives, why don't we do it more?

If Flossing Adds Years to Our Lives, Why Don’t We Do It More?

Flossing has a number of critical benefits, including the surprising one that it can add years to your life. So why don’t more people floss more […]
May 30, 2014
8 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

8 Ways to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

I don’t take it personally when I meet a new patient for the first time and they reveal that a dentist office (not mine of course, […]
May 15, 2014
Children's Teeth Sports Drinks

What Will Summer Sports Drinks Do To Children’s Teeth?

Play ball! Summer will soon be upon us, as will those warm days and nights at the baseball/soccer/etc. While many parents are aware of the detrimental […]
May 1, 2014
10 Things You Didn't Know About Your Toothbrush

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Toothbrush

Ah, the toothbrush. Your weapon in the war against tooth decay. Many people take our bristled friends for granted, but I’m going to share 10 little-known […]
April 17, 2014
The Dangers of Caring For Your Children’s Teeth But Not Your Own

The Dangers of Caring For Your Children’s Teeth But Not Your Own

As a mom, I understand that your kids are your top priority. If you have extra money, you spend it on them first, yourself second. I […]