Tongue Cleaning Fundamentals

The toothbrush and floss are often the stars of the show, but what do you know about their little sister, the tongue scraper? Tongue scrapers might not be as essential to oral health as toothbrushes and floss are, but they can be an awesome rounding-out to your hygiene habits if you’re looking for a way… Read more »

Oral Health Care 101: Mouthwash

If you would like additional healthcare treatments that you can do at home beyond brushing and flossing, consider the use of mouthwash. However, not all mouthwashes function in the same way, and some are not designed to improve your oral health care but rather focus on improving the aesthetics of your smile. Listed below are… Read more »

What Do You Know About Dental Care? Take Our Quiz

Our dentist, Dr. , encourages everyone to increase their knowledge of dental care so they can properly care for their smiles, keep their oral health in tip-top shape, and even prepare for their dental appointments. So, how much do you know about dental care? To find out, our dental team encourages you to take our… Read more »

Toothbrush Maintenance

When was the last time you gave serious thought to your toothbrush? If you are like most of us, you probably haven’t thought much about it at all. To be honest, there isn’t much to your toothbrush. You don’t need a great deal of training to use it, and there are no moving parts. Be… Read more »

Ancient Dentistry: A Historical Timeline

Would you like to know how dentistry started? Its heritage reaches deeper than the roots of your teeth – even as far back as 12,000 BC. The following contains a short timeline of some of the most significant events in ancient dentistry: 12,000 BC: An ancient infected tooth in prehistoric Italy was cleaned with flint… Read more »

Getting Used to Your New Dentures

If you are getting dentures for the first time, you will need some time to adjust. This is particularly true if you have been living with missing teeth for some time. However, with some patience, you can learn to make your dentures a part of your life. Your dentures may feel bulky until you get… Read more »

Teeth and Gums 101: Halitosis

Are you suffering from bad breath? Although it may be hindering your social life, it is rarely serious enough to fear for immediate hospitalization or emergency treatment. Nevertheless, it could be a sign of another worse illness or ailment within your mouth, which may need attention. If you continue to suffer from bad breath even… Read more »

Looking for a Brighter and Whiter Smile?

Today’s stores and dental offices provide a multitude of options for teeth whitening. ’s dental professionals are happy to work with you to find which options to best for you and getting a better and brighter smile. Many of these options include hydrogen or carbamide peroxides to whiten teeth. Some ways to whiten your smile… Read more »

Help Your Child Overcome Teething Pain

Treating teething in your children is important because the process of teeth growing in can often be painful for their mouths. Help your child overcome teething with the following tips: – Various treatment kits that can be used to help treat teething in children include using cool or damp materials gently pressed against your child’s… Read more »

Helping Your Child Battle Plaque

Maybe your children like playing pretend battle games but don’t really like brushing their teeth. Yet daily our mouths are exposed to environmental toxins from our food, drinks, kisses and breathing. You can teach your little ones that excellent oral hygiene skills are like battling the bad guys in their mouths. Before kindergarten age, kids… Read more »