Thursday, March 30, 2017

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

DIY Whitening Fact and Fiction

It's tempting to think ingredients in our own kitchens could hold the key to a brighter smile. Still, just because a method is natural doesn’t mean it’s healthy. What everyone should know about natural teeth whitening.

Lemon and baking soda

Monday, March 27, 2017

I've had the time of my life

If you brush your teeth for the recommended 2 minutes twice per day, you will spend approximately 79 days brushing your teeth over the course of your lifetime!

Little girl brushing her teeth

Thursday, March 23, 2017

How to stop drinking soda for good

Do you drink more soda than you'd like to admit? Drinking soda can be a tough habit to break. Here are some tips to stop drinking soda for good:

* Don't quit cold turkey— gradually cut back on soda so quitting is more manageable
* Mix soda with water to retrain your taste buds
* Count your calories to be accountable
* Switch to unsweetened tea
* Drink water before soda to quench your thirst

Check out more tips:

Stop the Pop

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Why do you need dental X-rays?

Some patients express concern about radiation exposure from dental X-rays. Dental X-rays are safe and have very low levels of radiation exposure thanks to specially designed techniques and tools! They help us detect signs and symptoms of disease not visible during a regular dental exam. Learn more:

Doctor and patient looking at X-rays together

Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring clean your smile

Happy first day of spring! It's that time of year again: spring cleaning. If you haven't had one of your semiannual dental cleanings yet this year, call us today to schedule your appointment!

it's time to spring clean your smile

Friday, March 17, 2017

Happy St. Patrick's Day! We're lucky to have patients like you.

Happy St. Patrick's Day

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Enjoy citrus responsibly
You hear a lot about how sour candy is bad for your teeth, but what about naturally sour foods like citrus fruits? Sour taste is caused by acid, which can actually irritate your tongue and erode tooth enamel, making your teeth more susceptible to decay. Enjoy citrus in moderation and rinse your mouth with water afterward.
Mandarin oranges in a bowl

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Celebrate your dentist

March 6th was National Dentist Day!

Happy Belated National Dentist Day! Thank you for entrusting us with your dental care. It's because of you that we love what we do!
Happy National Dentist Day

Friday, March 3, 2017

How does nutrition affect oral health?

Happy National Nutrition Month! You may be wondering why our dental team emphasizes nutrition so much. The truth is that your diet affects far more than your weight! Your food choices— from what you eat to when you eat— play a role in tooth decay and periodontal (gum) disease. Learn more from

National Nutrition Month

Thursday, March 2, 2017

What is baby bottle tooth decay?

Have you ever heard of baby bottle tooth decay? This type of tooth decay can occur in young children who drink from baby bottles if their teeth are exposed to sugary drinks for prolonged periods of time, such as when bottles are used as pacifiers or when they are put to sleep with bottles. Learn more about how to prevent baby bottle tooth decay here:
Child drinking from a baby bottle