A First Time Parent’s Guide To The Risks And Benefits Of Pacifiers

30 December 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

From colic and constipation to diaper rash and teething, from the minute your precious newborn comes home, there always seems to be a new experience, disaster and reason for your little one to cry. In an effort to enjoy a few moments of peace, you've decided to soothe your baby with a pacifier. You've heard many strong opinions on the subject – some good, some bad – but want to decide if utilizing a pacifier is right for your little one. Read More 

FAQs About Knocked-Out Teeth In Children

29 December 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Children and teens often play rough, and sometimes climbing trees and throwing balls around the field leads to knocked-out teeth. Many children and parents panic when a tooth gets knocked out. After all, the prospect of forever having a gap in your smile is pretty disheartening. Knowing how to proceed when your child knocks out a tooth and how the problem is commonly treated will ensure you act calmly and rationally if you do every find yourself in this situation. Read More 

4 Things You Need To Know About Gum Disease

29 December 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

laque accumulates on your teeth after you eat, and if you don't remove it by brushing and flossing, it will harden into tartar. Tartar is full of bacteria that irritates your gums and causes gum disease. Gum disease can be a serious problem, and if you think you have it, you need to see your dentist right away. Here's what you need to know about this common oral problem. Are there different kinds of gum disease? Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Soda From Ruining Your Smile

27 October 2014
 Categories: Dentist, Articles

Americans love their soft drinks, and according to one study about 48% of people drink it every single day. Although most people realize that soda can leave behind sugary residues which can fuel painful and unsightly dental decay, many folks have a rough time parting ways with their favorite beverages. Fortunately, you might not have to give up that glass of cola to keep your teeth healthy. Here are three ways to keep soda from ruining your smile, without eliminating soft drinks from your diet. Read More