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Braces Basics

October 16th, 2019

Braces Basics

Getting braces can be a big commitment. Here are a few things you can expect and some tips for care after you get them put on.

The Power of Smile ™

October 8th, 2019

Floss vs. Toothpicks

When you feel something stuck in your teeth, your instinct might be to reach for a toothpick. However, they don't offer the same benefits of dental floss and can even cause harm when used too often or incorrectly.

September 24th, 2019

Soothing sore gums

Gum pain can be a serious distraction. If you notice anything unusual happening to your gums, contact your dentist to set up an appointment right away. They will be able to detect the underlying cause and offer you the best treatment solutions.

September 16th, 2019

Healthy gums lead to happy smiles

To keep your mouth healthy, be sure you are taking good care of your gums. September is National Gum Care Month, so it's the perfect time to get into a good oral health routine.

September 5th, 2019

Help your child floss

Get an early start forming your child's oral health routine. Show them the proper way to floss, and encourage them to make it a daily habit.

August 26th, 2019

Chewing Ice: The Reality

Chewing on ice may seem like a harmless habit, but it has consequences for your teeth.

August 16th, 2019

The Benefits of Using Straws

How does the "ban on straws" affect oral health?

August 7th, 2019

Summer Sports Safety For Kids

Help your kids stay safe while they enjoy their summertime sports and activities. Keep water handy and watch out for common injuries.

July 31st, 2019

Back-to-School Dentist Appointments

As summer comes to an end, parents should be planning dental visits for their children ahead of the new school year.

June 17th, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Adult Braces

The number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment has been steadily increasing for decades. In 2014, the American Association of Orthodontists estimated that 27 percent of all North American orthodontic patients are adults, and the number of adults seeking treatment has increased more than 16 percent from just two years prior.

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