We cover a broad range of topics and educational information here in our blog. Check back often for updated information to help you improve your oral health and hygiene.

Your Guide to a Teething Toddler

  Teething can be stressful for both parent and child. Toddlers often experience unpleasant symptoms, such as a teething rash, teething fever and sore gums. That is why parents may find themselves spending hours trying to console their crying child. Fortunately, there are several ways...

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Frequently Asked Questions About Denture Care

  Dentures are an excellent cosmetic and functional fix for many of our patients. They’re durable, affordable and can help those who have struggled with chewing, speaking and smiling due to missing teeth. However, some people don’t realize it’s just as necessary to take care of ...

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What A Dentist Says About Oil Pulling

  If you’re interested in alternative medicines, you may have heard of oil pulling as a method to remove bacteria from the mouth and promote oral hygiene. Oil pulling has gained some popularity in recent years because of its alleged dental health benefits and ability to prevent toot...

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What is a Pulpectomy Treatment for Children?

When the inner pulp of a tooth becomes infected, the typical treatment for adults is a root canal. However, a procedure called a pulpectomy is often the best option for saving a primary (baby) tooth in children. A pulpectomy involves removing the entire pulp from a primary tooth in an atte...

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Effects of Thumb-Sucking on Children’s Dental Health

Prolonged thumb-sucking, as well as pacifier use, is a common dental issue for kids and can have a negative impact on your child’s smile over time. Most often, babies, toddlers, and small children resort to thumb-sucking or pacifier use as a way to soothe themselves or calm anxiety. ...

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What to Do If You Chipped or Broke a Tooth

Suddenly breaking or chipping a tooth can be an alarming experience. Dental accidents can happen to anybody, regardless of a person’s oral health. If you find yourself in a situation that results in trauma to your mouth, such as a chipped or broken tooth here’s what to do to help with ...

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Which Type of Braces Are Best for You?

The decision to get braces can be a tough one. With so many orthodontic treatment options available, you might not know which direction to go. For many people, the comfort and appearance of braces are most important. For others, the length of treatment or dietary restrictions could be the ...

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7 Most Common Dental Problems in Children

Parents always want the very best for their children and their dental health. From the time the first teeth grow in, it’s essential to promote healthy oral hygiene habits to avoid the most common dental problems children face. Dental-related issues are common in children of all ages, whi...

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