Archive for August, 2018

How Back To School Stress Can Affect Your Child’s Oral Health

Friday, August 31st, 2018
back to school

Learn how back to school stress can affect your child’s oral health.

It’s back to school time in the U.S, as kids of all ages are getting ready for another year of classes and extracurriculars. As we know, school can be extremely stressful for kids, as they not only have to keep up with homework, but also with sports, activities, and having a strong social life. What you may not know is that stress often triggers a physical response that can affect oral health. Continue reading to learn more about how stress affects oral health and how you can help your child cope with stress. (more…)

History of Toothpaste and Toothbrushes

Friday, August 24th, 2018
Learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes.

Learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes.

Have you ever wondered about how toothpaste and toothbrushes came to be part of our daily routines? Toothbrushing tools and toothpaste have been around for a very long time, and are always being upgraded to be as efficient as possible. Continue reading to learn more about the fascinating history or toothpaste and toothbrushes. (more…)

How Is Invisalign Different Than Traditional Braces?

Friday, August 17th, 2018
 Learn how Invisalign differs from traditional braces.

Learn how Invisalign differs from traditional braces.

Invisalign is an invisible, custom-made aligner used to help straighten teeth. The aligner is interchanged about every two weeks and may be needed for six to eighteen months, depending on the severity of teeth misalignment. Invisalign has proven to help patients achieve straighter teeth for a beautiful smile they can feel confident showing off! Continue reading to learn more about Invisalign and how it is different than traditional braces. (more…)

What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Friday, August 10th, 2018
What’s In Your Toothpaste?

Choose a toothpaste based on your personal needs!

When it comes to your dental hygiene routine, toothpaste is a major component. The right toothpaste helps remove plaque and promote gum health, so it’s important to understand what’s in it. Different kinds of toothpastes can help with different conditions. If you find yourself thoroughly confused it may help to ask your dentist for a recommendation at your next visit. (more…)

What Is Laughing Gas And What Does It Do To A Dental Patient?

Friday, August 3rd, 2018
Sedation Dentistry

Learn about what laughing gas is and what it does to a dental patient.

Most dental visits are a simple check-up to scrape plaque off your teeth, remove stains, floss, and check for cavities. However, some visits require a dental procedure that using laughing gas to sedate the patient. Continue reading to learn more about what exactly laughing gas is and how it affects a dental patient. (more…)