November 16th, 2021

Clinician's Corner: Dental dangers on TikTok

Many people turn to social media for ideas, advice and "hacks" to make improvements to their lifestyle or routine. Before using any of the tips you find on TikTok or elsewhere regarding your oral health and dental routine, be aware that some of these are dangerous and can damage your teeth. Practicing pediatrician Dr. Crespo explains why some popular TikTok trends should be avoided all together in order to keep you safe and healthy.

October 7th, 2021

Clinician’s Corner: Acidic drinks & your teeth

Many foods and beverages create an acidic environment in your mouth that can cause decay and erosion of enamel over time. This can lead to cavities. Learn about which beverages to drink and which to avoid in order to protect your teeth.

September 7th, 2021

Ask an Expert: Basics of Toothbrushing

When it comes to caring for your teeth, brushing is a crucial cornerstone. Brushing your teeth keeps your mouth healthy by removing food particles and bacteria that can lead to cavities and gum disease. Here are answers to commonly asked questions about toothbrushing.

July 8th, 2021

Clinician's Corner: Caring for & cleaning braces

In this segment of Clinician's Corner, Dr. Nina Prabhu explains the main ways you should care for and clean your braces to maintain good oral health.

June 15th, 2021

Clinician’s Corner: Dental Sealants

Dr. Templeton explains the importance of dental sealants as part of regular preventive care. Learn how dental sealants can keep cavities from forming on molars in both children and adults.

June 8th, 2021

Clinician’s Corner: Keep kids smiling all summer!

Some kids might struggle to keep up with a healthy dental routine over the summer. Here are some tips to keep kids on track with brushing teeth and flossing from pediatrician Dr. Eileen Crespo.

June 1st, 2021

Clinician’s Corner: Head and Neck Cancer Awareness and Prevention

Dr. Eileen Crespo provides a review on head and neck cancer awareness and prevention, and provides important reminders about the impacts the disease has on oral health.

March 19th, 2021

Clinician's Corner: A beginner's guide to braces

Dr. Nina Prabhu shares a few things you should know if you have or will be getting braces!

February 16th, 2021

Clinician's Corner: Losing Baby Teeth

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. We wanted to focus on one of the most universal and exciting experiences of childhood— losing baby teeth!