Blog Posts Categorized: Fun Facts



November 13th, 2017
5 reasons to be thankful you’re going to the dentist in 2017

Dentistry has been around in some form or another for thousands of years. From embedding precious stones in teeth to brushing with hog hair, people have been (attempting to) care for and bedazzle their teeth for centuries. Many practices from the past range from bizarre to downright disgusting. Below are five ancient dental practices that… Read more »

October 2nd, 2017
The Oral Health Benefits of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is a quintessential symbol of the fall season. Chances are that your favorite fall dishes include pumpkin as an ingredient ­– or feature it as the star of the plate. In addition to being delicious, pumpkin also provides a variety of oral health benefits that may help balance the sugary excess of Halloween candy…. Read more »

September 28th, 2017
Coffee or Tea?

It’s National Coffee Day, and much of the country this morning is celebrating with a warm cup of joe. Are you? Have you even wondered whether tea is better for your teeth? You’re not alone!  It’s a common question for caffeine lovers everywhere who still want to take care of their teeth. First, we need to… Read more »

August 24th, 2017
How to Take Care of Your Pup’s Teeth

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Did you know that 85% of dogs over the age of 4 have periodontal disease? Oral health is an important part of your dog’s overall health, and untreated dental disease can cause discomfort and pain, as well as permanent damage and loss of teeth and gum tissue. The good news… Read more »

August 21st, 2017
Dental Discoveries Unearthed by Archaeologists
July 31st, 2017
Which Tooth is That?

By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Did you know that each of your teeth have individual names? Your baby (primary) teeth are identified by their own letters, and permanent teeth are identified by numbers.     In addition to being named, each “type” of tooth also has a very specific job! Incisors are used for biting… Read more »