Crossbites and Your Child

Crossbites and Your Child

Typically, when a parent brings a young child to the dentist, the last discussion they’re expecting to have is one centered on braces and orthodontic appliances. Yet, even at ages three and four, a talk about braces, sagittal expanders, and retainers can indeed be...
5 Reasons Your Gums May Be Bleeding

5 Reasons Your Gums May Be Bleeding

Seeing some red in the sink after brushing or flossing may raise an eyebrow or two. It may seem like your gums are bleeding for no reason. But before you venture down the rabbit hole of what-ifs, consider these common causes of gum bleeding. Common Causes of Bleeding...
Children’s Dental Health

Children’s Dental Health

February marks National Children’s Dental Health Month. In honor of this, we would like to share some tips for caring for your child’s teeth. Before your child has teeth, make sure you are cleaning the gums with a wet cloth after each feeding. As soon as...
Meet Our Staff

Meet Our Staff

As we begin a new year we thought it would be fun to share a little more about our staff members. We asked everyone the same few questions, but all had very different responses! Check out the interviews below.       Name/Title:  Jen Bishop, Business...
Treating Common Dental Emergencies

Treating Common Dental Emergencies

Let’s say you sprained an ankle. What are your first steps? Most of us probably would say something along the lines of plop down on the nearest couch, ice the ankle, elevate it, add some compression, and see a doctor if it’s a bad sprain. But what about a dental...
How to Know if You have a Cavity

How to Know if You have a Cavity

According to the National Institutes of Health, the most prevalent health condition after the common cold is tooth decay. It’s more than likely that if you haven’t already had a cavity, you will develop at least one in your lifetime. So, how do you know if you have a...
Which Toothbrush is Best?

Which Toothbrush is Best?

This time of year we are consuming more candy than ever, and we need to brush away the excess sugars. But which brush is best to do this? This is one of our most frequently asked questions! Our answer? It’s not the brush that matters, it’s who’s doing the brushing and...
Bad Dental Habits to Break

Bad Dental Habits to Break

Nobody’s perfect. We all pick up bad habits along the way. Even our oral health isn’t immune. Try as you may, odds are you’ve picked up a habit or two in the name of convenience. That’s totally okay! We get it. And that’s why we’re here: to ensure your oral health is...
Apples for Oral Health

Apples for Oral Health

It’s Back to School time, and a time to celebrate our teachers. Remember when celebrating your teacher meant bringing him or her an apple? Turns out that may not have been such a bad idea. People have been asserting that “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”...
Soda and Your Teeth

Soda and Your Teeth

Ever seen those videos where someone puts a baby tooth in a glass of soda and watches it decay? Well, the effect of soda in an actual mouth is a bit different. You have your saliva to help wash away the sugar, you eat other things throughout the day, and brush at...