Month: April 2011

How to Choose the Best Toothpaste for You and Your Family

Visiting the dentist every six months for regular dental exams and cleanings is the best thing you can do for your oral health, but at-home dental hygiene is just as important. Your best bet for keeping your mouth healthy between dental appointments is by having a thorough at-home dental hygiene regiment. This all starts with… Read more »

Family Dental Care Under One Roof

It seems like, these days, our kids are busier than ever. Between demanding school schedules, and soccer practice, and doctor appointments, it’s hard enough to keep up with the children’s schedule let alone your own. If you’re the mom, you have to do both…and much more. Sometimes, certain things have to be sacrificed just to… Read more »

How do you feel about your smile?

Your smile is the first thing people notice about you. A beautiful, white, healthy smile gives off a great first impression, and it’s been proven that people with attractive smiles are more successful both personally and professionally. With the help of cosmetic dentistry, you can have the beautiful smile you’ve always dreamed of and give… Read more »

Tooth Enamel, Your Mouth’s Diamonds

The hardest substance in the body is tooth enamel. In fact, the only natural occurring substance harder than tooth enamel is diamond. Tooth enamel, your teeth’s natural defense system, is the hard white substance covering the crown of a tooth. Unfortunately, tooth enamel can wear away over time. For example, rigorous brushing may diminish tooth… Read more »

Why Does Your Child Need to Visit the Dentist?

Adults are supposed to visit the dentist every six months for checkups and cleanings. But children? Why do kids need to see the dentist? After all, they don’t even have permanent teeth! The American Dental Association recommends that children visit the dentist by the age of one year, then regularly after that. Even before the… Read more »

Why Do You Need a Dental Cleaning?

This post is a follow up to “Why Do You Need a Dental Checkup?” In addition to a dental checkup every six months, you also need a dental cleaning. Yes, you need a dental cleaning. Clean teeth may feel great when you leave the dentist’s office, but don’t let that fool you. A dental cleaning… Read more »

Why Do You Need a Dental Checkup?

Have you ever wondered why the golden rule in dentistry is “get a checkup and cleaning every six months?” What if your teeth are fine? Is it a gimmick? Is it a ploy to get people to spend money at the dentist’s office? Not at all. The American Dental Association recommends that everyone over one… Read more »