Ease up on your gums — don’t brush your teeth too hard!

February 4, 2020

A lot of patients go at their teeth like they were sanding an old floor—that is to say, way too hard! Brushing too hard is probably the most common mistake patients make in their oral care routine, and it can be detrimental to the gums and teeth. What can brushing too hard cause? Receding gums…
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Treatment and Diagnosis for Your Child’s Teeth Grinding

January 22, 2020

The habit of grinding teeth can be both painful and harmful for your children. If you discover that they are frequently grinding their teeth—a condition called bruxism—here is some helpful information on the problem, and how you can find help to put a halt to it. How to Know if Your Child is Grinding Sometimes,…
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Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?

January 3, 2020

You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for an orthodontic checkup just in case braces are needed. You insist on a mouthguard for dental protection during sports. One thing you might not have…
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Fun Floss Facts

December 4, 2019

Many people think of flossing as something you do only when you have something stuck between your teeth. But, it’s really a practice you should make part of your oral care routine every day. Flossing cleans the spaces between your teeth in the same way that your toothbrush cleans the more accessible surfaces. It removes…
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How Can I Protect My Child’s Teeth?

November 24, 2019

The first line of protection for your child’s teeth is the enamel, which is the white, visible part of the tooth. It’s also the hardest substance in the human body, and yet it takes a lot of abuse. Enamel can crack, chip and wear away. What steps can you take to protect your child’s enamel?…
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5 Tips For Kids With Bad Breath

October 27, 2019

Children of all ages can’t help bug get a little messy – dirty plates stains on clothes, playing in the mud, you get the picture. But this is part of the everyday life of most children but when it comes to their dental care, it is extremely important to keep clean. While brushing and flossing…
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Infant Teething Remedies: What Help and What Hurts

October 15, 2019

Some lucky babies wake one morning displaying a brand new tooth to the complete surprise of their unsuspecting parents! But your happy baby is irritable and drooling. Or your hearty eater doesn’t feel like finishing her food. Perhaps she finds it hard to go to sleep when she’s usually nodded off before you finish the…
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Learn More About Cavities

September 30, 2019

What are cavities anyways? You only hear about them when they are on your doorstep and knocking on your teeth. These little dental nightmares aren’t just punishment for eating poorly. They are much, much more. Learn more about what cavities are and how to fight them on a daily basis below. Cavities are caused by…
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Infant Gum Pain – A Teething Guide

September 22, 2019

It’s commonplace for infants of all ages to have issues with sleep, finishing food or drooling. While there are many causes of issues like these, one primary reason your little one may be experiencing this is due to tooth and gum pain – this is typically called “teething”. We have a few suggestions that can…
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Wisdom Teeth – What You Need To Know

September 2, 2019

Children’s wisdom teeth typically come in late in their high school years to early college (16-20). These 3rd set of molars can come into place perfectly straight and cause no issues whatsoever. Sadly, this is not always the case. These teeth can erupt from the gum line a cause a major dental nightmare. There are…
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