Have You Forgotten Something?

When was the last time you visited our office for a hygiene examination and cleaning? If it has been longer than six months, or possibly shorter if you are being treated for gum disease, we encourage you to contact our office to schedule an appointment today. Summer is the perfect time to visit our office before the hustle and bustle of the fall and winter holiday season approaches. We would hate for you to experience a dental emergency that could have been avoided. Dealing with a dental emergency is a sure-fire way to ruin exciting summer plans. Read on to learn more about the importance of routine dental care.

Two Holidays In One Month!?

Do you love the fall? We don’t know what’s not to love as this season is filled with football game fun, pumpkin picking, delicious treats and Halloween festivities for our old and young patients. Our hope is that the delicious fall treats you enjoy now don’t play any tricks on your oral health in the future. Not only is Halloween celebrated during October, but it is also the month that we recognize Dental Hygiene Month. It is the perfect time to merge two holidays — overindulging in sweets and celebrating the importance of caring for your teeth. We have created some helpful tips to ensure that your teeth remain healthy this fall. Read on to learn more.

Children’s Dental Health Month

While we are fully aware of what we as adults need to ensure that we maintain proper oral health, we may have some young ones in our lives who need some support in learning proper oral care. February is Children’s Dental Health Month—a month dedicated to the importance of helping children and caregivers learn the importance of early dental care and the proper techniques to care for their teeth. We would like to share some tips to help you teach your young loved ones how to properly care for their teeth.

Tis the Season for a Healthy Smile

As Buddy the Elf in the Christmas movie Elf says, “I just like to smile. Smiling’s my favorite!” We love to smile too, and we want to make sure you remain smiling this holiday season. The holidays are a great time to see family and friends. It is easy to get wrapped up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and forget to take proper care of your oral health. We want to share some tips to ensure that your smile remains shiny and bright.

Sneaky Bad Habits That Can Negatively Affect Dental Health

There is a certain trifecta for healthy teeth – brushing twice a day, flossing daily, and regular check-ups with the dentist. When following these rules, you are sure to have healthy teeth and gums. Sometimes, we can forget that there are other bad habits that can sneak in and have a negative effect on our dental health. Keep reading to find out how to improve your overall dental health and if you have any of these bad habits.